Bee Writing Prompt

This Bee Writing Prompt writing prompt also includes:

What do your pupils know about bees? Ask them to examine facts and images about three different types of bees and write about one type. Pupils explain why their chosen bee is interesting and back up their ideas with facts and opinions. Use this as a way to bring science and writing together.

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CCSS: Designed
Pros

  • Resource is cross-curricular and could be used as an assessment after an instruction on bees or as an introductory activity before an insect unit
  • See the materials tab for the bee cards referenced in the worksheet that include information about each type of bee that learners can reference as they write
Cons

  • Some students will need more scaffolding and support to complete this writing assignment, perhaps in the form of sentence starters or an outline
Common Core