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Egg to Butterfly

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Learners examine the life cycle of the butterfly through literature. In this butterfly life cycle lesson, students listen to a read aloud of Eric Carle's, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, and discuss the life cycle shown in the story. They...
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Illustrated Children's Books

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students create their own illustrated book. In this illustration lesson, students review books given the Caldecott award. They create their own illustrations for a book and digitally scan them to a computer to make their pages. 
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Very Hungry Caterpillar - Tissue College

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students create tissue collages using paints, tissue paper, and glue in this cross-curricular art/literature lesson based upon the artwork of Eric Carle. Emphasis is placed upon the term collage and practicing collaging techniques.
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Life Cycle of a Butterfly/ Moth

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore the life cycle of butterflies, illustrate the life cycle of the butterfly, and compare the researched facts to stories written by Eric Carle about caterpillars and butterflies.
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Very Hungry Caterpillar

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students read "the Very Hungry Caerpiller" by Eric Carle and create their own caterpillers using the same art techniques found in the book in this excellent early elementary lesson. Included with the lesson is a vocabulary list and a...
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Insects Through Literature

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students illustrate a picture of the insects in the books they read. For this insects lesson plan, students read different books about insects, and then draw a picture of four of the insects in their habitats.
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From Caterpillars to Butterflies: Life Cycles

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders listen to a read aloud of the Eric Carle's, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, and talk about the life cycle of caterpillars. They draw illustrations of the life cycle and compare it with the life cycle of another familiar...
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The Very Clumsy Click Beetle

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders determine what it means to be clumsy before listening to Eric Carle's, The Very Clumsy Click Beetle. They examine the part where the click beetle does flips before drawing three frames that show the beetle flipping. For...
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Safari Sentence Scramble

For Teachers K
Students use real life experiences for writing. In this identifying details lesson, students use information such as colors, numbers, sizes, shapes and locations to write sentences about the zoo. Students position the words from left...
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"Five Little Seeds"

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders complete various activities related to the plant life cycle. They read the book "The Tiny Seed," read and discuss the poem "Five Little Seeds," complete a "Plantenstein Mystery" and other online activities, write and...
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Rooster's Off To See the World Number-Sense

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students recognize how numbers are used in number stories.  In this Rooster's Off To See the World lesson, students participate in the story. Students complete a number activity and work on the computer to illustrate a number story. ...
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Monarch Chrysalis

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students examine the last stage of the monarch butterfly. For this life cycles lesson, students read the book The Very Hungry Caterpillar and study photos of the monarch life cycle. Students illustrate the third stage of the monarch...
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Story Quilts-For the Classroom

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students create a classroom story quilt. In this literacy lesson, students recall events from a text and illustrate their favorite part of the story on a quilt piece. The quilt is sewn together to form a classroom quilt.
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Story Quilts

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students create story quilts. In this reading comprehension instructional activity, students read a book and create a paper quilt square to display illustrations and events from the text.
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It's About the Author

For Teachers Pre-K
Students develop print awareness. In this literature lesson plan, students memorize and recite nursery rhymes and listen to stories of Maurice Sendak and Ezra Jack Keats. Students draw pictures to illustrate read aloud books and dictate...
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It Looked Like Spilt Milk Lesson Plan

For Teachers K
Students create their own art resembling clouds. In this early childhood lesson plan, students experience using glue to create art. Students' finished creations are assembled into a class book.
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The Grouchy Ladybug

For Teachers 1st
First graders are read a story and use the illustrations to help them follow along. Using clocks, they are introduced to the concept of time. They write sentences based on the material in the book and use correct spelling. They share...
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Picture This

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders use two-dimensional and three-dimensional media, techniques, tools, and processes to communicate an idea or concept based on research, environment, personal experience, observation, or imagination.
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Vibrant Animals: Using an Actor's Body for Character Attributes

For Teachers K
Students identify and portray specific character attributes through uprigth movement, creating a portrayal of an animal. They use vibrant, upright movement to convey the characteristics and temperament of specific animals. Finally,...
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Early Childhood Summer Reading List and Activities

For Teachers K - 6th
Dive into summer with classic children’s picture books sure to entertain and inspire!
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Retelling the Tiny Seed

For Teachers 1st
Here is a very age appropriate idea that can be stretched, modified, or used as is. Learners review plant parts, discuss pollination, read the story The Tiny Seed, and write a retell sentence. Their sentences describe to way a seed...
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My Little Seed House

For Teachers 1st
First graders read a story. In this seeds lesson, 1st graders read The Tiny Seed and make their own seed house. Students write down their observations and complete a worksheet.
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Starfish

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students explore the concept of starfish.  In this starfish lesson, students identify the parts of a starfish and how their body works. Students create a starfish using paint and a cornmeal mixture.  They then glue on Cheerios to...
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Seasonal Science: Spring Life Science Activities

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Spring into science with these great lesson ideas involving butterflies.