One product with 3 Texts all about BEES! (Informational Text, a Fictional Story, and a Non-Fiction Poem)
Each text type has 4-7 printables that are Common Core aligned and cover many of the ELA standards within the 3 major clusters: Key Ideas and Details, Craft and Structure, and Integration of Knowledge and Ideas.
If you are learning about a honey bee's life cycle then this for you! The following topics are covered:
Life Cycle: Egg
Life Cycle: Larva
Life Cycle: Pupa
Life Cycle: Adult Bee
Hardest Worker: Life of a Female Bee
Hardest Worker: In the Hive
Hardest Worker Outside the Hive
a fun Informational Sheet about Bees
Please note: it does not have information about bees' characteristics, such as head, thorax etc.
The following skills are practice with the printables:
Comprehension/Purpose of the Text
Main Idea and Details
Character Point of View
Facts and Details
There are Teacher Mini-Lessons on:
•Activating Prior Knowledge
•Sequence of Events
•Repetition: Literary Technique
•Student Discussion Activities
The story and poem are both originals that I've written. I enjoyed writing these two fun and interesting pieces that I know 2nd and 3rd grade students will enjoy! Fun, relevant and educational…what more could you ask for!
You can use these in small student-led cooperative groups, whole class, small instructional groups, at a literacy center and so much more!