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Readers Theatre Scripts

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Engage and entertain young learners with this collection of readers theatre activities. With over 25 different scripts, a wide range of topics are covered from simple counting and rhyming exercises to adaptions of popular children's...
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students engage in a activity that is concerned with the skill of reading comprehension while reading "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" as a class. They read the story while identifying the different types of food with the help of food cards.
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

For Teachers K - 1st
Young scholars read the story The Very Hungry Caterpillar and complete discussions questions as they read the story. In this comprehension lesson plan, students also make mini books, go over the days of the week, learn about numbers, and...
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Reading Comprehension: The Very Hungry Caterpillar

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students draw a picture, make words, and respond to short answer questions about The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
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Order of Events

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
Read the book The Very Hungry Caterpillar and put the events of the story in order. Each event is written on a sentence strip and while the teacher reads, listeners can arrange the strips inthe correct order. After reading, reshuffle the...
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Hungry Caterpillar Food Diaries

For Students 1st - 4th
A reading of Eric Carle's award winning The Very Hungry Caterpillar encourages readers to use the provided diary frames to keep a record of what they have eaten over the course of a week. The very hungry caterpillar appears on every page...
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Children's Literature Across the Curriculum Ideas-The Very Hungry Caterpillar

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students 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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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 Catepillar

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this The Very Hungry Caterpillar worksheet, students watch a video, name the fruits, complete sentences, listen and write, and more from the story. Students complete 6 tasks total.
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Children’s Illustrators #2: Eric Carle

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Budding artists get to know Eric Carle's artistic style reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar and viewing several other titles. Using similar blending techniques, scholars create a collage based on the story. 
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Sequencing Events

For Teachers 1st
Using The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle, pupils practice sequencing events in a story. After reading the story, they head to the computer lab to use Kidspiration to sequence events. Then they create their own books to demonstrate...
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A Very Hungry Caterpillar

For Students 1st - 2nd
For this tracing worksheet, students trace sentences from the book A Very Hungry Caterpillar. Students trace 4 sentences from the book.
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The Dance of the Butterfly

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students explore butterfly life cycles and movement.  In this integrated fine arts and biology life cycle lesson, students listen to the book The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle and identify the related life cycle stages. Students...
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ESL: "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" Activities

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this ESL "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" worksheet, student listen to the video story and complete a variety of related comprehension activities.
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Fruity Fun

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students investigate types of fruit. In this nutrition instructional activity, students read The Very Hungry Caterpillar and examine four types of fruit. Students identify the fruit by texture and color and match the seeds with the fruit.
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar - Teaching Shapes

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students identify two- and three-dimensional figures and associate them with real-world objects.  In this geometry lesson, students are read The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle and complete several activities including a chart of...
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Treasured Stories by Eric Carle

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Explore the works of Eric Carle with a set of four lessons focused around the stories, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, Papa, Please Get the Moon For Me, and The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Young readers develop a storyboard,...
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Treasured Stories by Eric Carle

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Explore the beauty of Eric Carle's art and stories with an enchanting set of lessons. Featuring Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? as well as Papa, Please Get the Moon For Me and The Very Hungry Caterpillar, the resource provides...
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Sequencing The Very Hungry Caterpillar

For Teachers K - 2nd
Learners read a book. In this sequencing lesson plan, students review how to sequence and then read the book The Very Hungry Caterpillar and create sentence strips about the story. Learners complete four different activities where...
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Individual Book

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this literature and literacy activity, students make individual copies of Eric Carle's, The Very Hungry Caterpillar. There are no directions given. Each page prints two copies.
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students discuss caterpillars and the types of foods caterpillars might eat. They listen to the book "The Very Hungry Caterpillar." They discuss the food choices the caterpillar made in the book. Students make a collage of the different...
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders complete the first column of a KWL chart with information that they know about caterpillars. They listen to a read aloud of Eric Carle's, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, while focusing on what caterpillars eat. They clap out...
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Puppet Book

For Teachers 1st
First graders create their own puppet book to go with "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" book.
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars read the book The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle and then they observe, record and analyze how much milkweed monarch larvae eat in a controlled environment.

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