Students will be able to: Identify the four different stages of a butterfly life cycle from egg, caterpillar, pupa or cocoon, to a full-grown adult butterfly. Compare and contrast fiction and non-fiction books about butterflies.
I will also tell them that after we have completed the activities we will be going to the computer lab. At the computer lab I have a butterfly website that we will be playing on. I would recommend that you have an aide to help out with any type of problems the students would have.
I am using the computer lab as a form of reward for students. Then I will begin by introducing the book. I will tell the students that the book is about a little girl and her grandfather.
The little girl rescues a caterpillar from the mouth of an on-looking blue jay and asks her grandfather to help her care for and raise the caterpillar. Once I have introduced the book I will draw the students' attention up to the figures on the board.
I will tell them that those are the life stages of a butterfly, but they are not in order. I will tell them to use their listening ears during the story to figure out what order the figures should go in and they will need to help me put them in order once we have finished reading the story.
Goals Students will demonstrate an understanding of insects and science as a whole. Objectives Students will be able to construct the life cycle of a butterfly using pasta. Illustrated by Greg Shed.The Best Butterfly Life Cycle Activities for Kids, teach your kids about the butterfly life cycle in a fun, educational way.
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Jul 28, · The Very Hungry Caterpillar: A Butterfly's Life Cycle Lesson Plan In this lesson, you will use “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” to teach /5(10).
Related lesson plans: Butterfly Life Cycle: Biography of a Caterpillar Students write a biography of a caterpillar using appropriate vocabulary and time lines. Materials: Chart Paper for K-W-L Story The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle and other non-fiction titles about the topic. Provide students with local butterfly eggs and a habitat to allow them to observe the life cycle of the butterfly.
When the butterflies have matured, have students release them into the wild. Life cycle figures (eggs, caterpillar, chrysalis, and butterfly) Procedure Once I have read the story and the students and I have put the drawings in order, I will then introduce the activity and explain what they need to do.
Aug 18, · Draw a KWL chart on the board. Ask students what they already know about the life cycle of a butterfly. Fill in the "K" column. Ask students what they would like to learn about the life cycle of a butterfly and fill in the "W" column/5(20).