Wonderful Worms Unit: Literacy & Math Extensions

Grade Levels
1st - 3rd
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56 pages
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This 56-page unit is perfect for enhancing any worm study, worm-based novel, spring unit, or Earth Day activities! Or, you can use the activities individually for math and ELA fun in the classroom at any time of the year because kids LOVE worms!

This resource includes the following activities:

1) Bookworm Book Summaries - Students create a 3-D display that includes a book summary and a new book cover design for a book of their choice. (Includes templates and display sign)

2) Hop & Measure Worms - Students practice measuring to the nearest centimeter and inch in this fun math activity. (Includes 20 worm cards, recording page, answer key, and directions)

3) How To Eat Fried Worms Craftivity - Students write their favorite recipe for eating fried worms. (Includes writing page and craftivity template)

4) Word Worms Craftivity - Use this activity to have students expand vocabulary. Many ways to differentiate for all levels.

5) Persuasive Worms - Students write persuasive pieces from a worm's perspective or about worms. (Includes 2 writing prompt options and craftivity template)

6) Worm Poem - An original worm poem to use with students.

7) Worm Pudding Craftivity - Students create a craftivity and write a "how-to" piece after making worm pudding in the classroom. (Includes writing page, craftivity templates, and directions)

8) Worm Terms - Students learn different vocabulary about a worm's body and then draw a diagram labeling these parts.

9) Worm Fact Charts - Students use this chart to show their knowledge of worms (what worms can do, what worms have, and what worms are).

10) Measuring Worms - Students use this chart (along with clay) to practice making worms of varying lengths (in both centimeters and inches).

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