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40 resources with the keyterm caterpillars

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Music: Caterpillars, How They Grow!

For Teachers 1st
Put on some music and get moving as a way to represent the life cycle of a caterpillar. Kids listen to the story The Very Hungary Caterpillar, discuss the life cycle, then create vocal expression that represent each stage of the cycle....
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

For Teachers K
Here is a good lesson on butterflies and caterpillars. After listening to The Very Hungry Caterpillar, young learners put cards that depict the life cycle of a butterfly in the correct order. There are some good ideas for center...
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Lesson Four: Using a Venn Diagram to Compare Two Texts

For Teachers K
Kindergarteners practice comparing and contrasting two texts, The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Butterfly. They listen to these two texts, one fiction and one nonfiction, about caterpillars. They then record the similarities and...
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Are You Hungry?

For Teachers K
Identify fiction text features and practice story comprehension with young readers. They will identify features such as title, author, and illustrator, then listen to the book The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. Periodically stop...
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Growing Caterpillars

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Explore multiplication through caterpillar study. Learners will view a caterpillar video clip and work with a group to determine how much they would weigh if they grew to be 3,000 times their size as does the caterpillar. They will...
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Butterfly Metamorphosis

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Click on this video and you'll get to see the life cycle of a butterfly. Each of the four stages are shown in real-time; as a butterfly lays its eggs, caterpillars emerge from the eggs. The caterpillar cocoons itself and then changes...
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Butterflies

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students explore the wonders of butterflies. For this butterfly lesson, students read the book entitled My Butterfly Book and discuss the characteristics of butterflies. Students also practice the letter B, the number 9, the heart shape,...
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Observing and Writing about Butterflies

For Teachers K
Students observe and write about butterflies. In this life cycle lesson, students listen to the story The Life of a Butterfly by Robin Bernard and watch a YouTube video of a butterfly coming out of his chrysalis. They complete a...
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Life Cycle of A Butterfly

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders study the life cycle of the butterfly. In this life cycle lesson plan, 3rd graders observe caterpillars in their classrooms. Students put the caterpillars in butterfly habitats and photograph them at each stage of their...
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Rainforest Caterpillars

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students explore caterpillars. In this caterpillars lesson, students look at pictures of adaptations of caterpillars and discuss their importance. Students create a model of a caterpillar using recycled materials.
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Butterfly Lesson 2 - Monarch Caterpillar

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students study the Monarch Butterfly life cycle. In this Monarch Butterfly lesson, students examine what happens prior to a caterpillar hatching, how often it sheds its skin, and what the caterpillar goes through when it is preparing to...
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Bodaciously Beautiful Butterflies Take Flight

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students complete study on butterflies using real caterpillars, keep individual daily journals of observations, and complete timeline for their caterpillar/butterfly.
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Caterpillars To Butterflies

For Teachers K
Students gain an appreciation of nature by teaching them about the life cycle of the butterfly. They set up a terrarium so they can observe the changes a caterpillar goes through.
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Children's Literature Across the Curriculum Ideas-The Very Hungry Caterpillar

For Teachers K - 2nd
Learners read The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. They complete a variety of cross-curricular activities surrounding the study of caterpillars. Included are reading, art, math, science, writing, social studies, and library...
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Butterfly Life Cycle

For Teachers K
This PowerPoint presents the stages of the butterfly life cycle. Illustrated slides include facts about the eggs, the caterpillar, the chrysalis, and the butterfly. 
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Butterfly Life

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
This PowerPoint includes illustrations and explanations of each of the 4 stages in the life of a butterfly. The text provides appropriate reading material for students to practice nonfiction reading comprehension strategies. The text is...
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Caterpillars Are Changing

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this comprehension learning exercise, students read a passage about caterpillars and answer multiple choice questions about it. Students complete 5 questions total.
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Caterpillar: Print and Color

For Students Pre-K - 1st
For this word recognition worksheet, students trace the word "caterpillar," write the word independently, and color the picture of the caterpillar.
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Cloze Activity: Mini Worlds

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this butterflies, moths, and caterpillars cloze procedure worksheet, students review a brief selection that is missing 10 words and then attempt to fill in each blank with a word they think the author might have used. A word bank is...
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A Tree Is A Home...

For Students 3rd
In this science learning exercise, 3rd graders answer 12 clues to find the answers to a crossword puzzle that is focused on things that live in trees. They use words such as butterfly, tree frogs, raccoons, and squirrel.
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Mazes

For Teachers 7th - 8th
For this mazes worksheet, students figure out the best way to help a caterpillar on its journey to becoming a moth through a circle maze.
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Caterpillar Counting Game

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this math caterpillar counting game, students cut out three pages of game pieces. Directions are provided about how these pieces are to be used in a counting game.
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

For Teachers K - 2nd
Pupils explore phonemes and short vowels. They identify /a/ (short a) sound in spoken words and learn a meaningful representation and a letter symbol for the sound. Students identify /a/ (short a) sound in words. They read "The Very...
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What Beautiful Caterpillars!

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders investigate the life cycle of the caterpillar. They create a caterpillar habitat and care for it. Students make daily observations that are recorded in a writing journal. During the process of observation the students...