Students experience the book, "Where Butterflies Grow," by Joanne Ryder. They describe and discuss the cycles of the butterfly as a whole class. They demonstrate their knowledge of butterflies by writing a butterfly tale.
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Comprehension During Independent Reading
Ideal for a language arts class, literary unit, or independent reading assignment, a set of reading worksheets address a wide array of skills. From poetic elements to nonfiction text features, you can surely find a valuable resource in...
2nd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The Giving Tree Anniversary Teaching Guide
Celebrate poetry month all of April with a guide that uses six of Shel Silverstein's most famous books as a basis for the lessons. Discussion questions and writing activities are provided for each of Silverstein's books.
K - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Carlos Amorales: Metamorphosis Self-Portrait
Learners are introduced to the art of Carlos Amorales and the theme of metamorphosis. They explore the natural images used in Amorales's art and the theme of metamorphosis they convey. Then they discuss similarities and differences...
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
If You Give...Series Teaching Guide
If you give teachers a few good ideas, they can really bring a story to life. Included in this resource are dozens of activities to use as your class reads books in the If You Give... series. From holding puppet shows and creating comic...
K - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Time Order: Why Butterflies Don't Sing
In this sequencing of events about why butterflies don't sing instructional activity, students read a short tale, identify the time order words, complete the sentences, and use the information and a chart to order events for a creative...
3rd - 4th English Language Arts
Laura Joffe Numeroff "If You Give..." Book Activities
Have learners choose activities to complete based on the books by Laura Joffe Numeroff. They are introduced to If You Give a Mouse a Cookie and the other books in this series through prereading activities. They then construct a portfolio...
K - 2nd English Language Arts
Rudyard Kipling's Rikki-Tikki-Tavi: Mixing Words and Pictures
Create meaningful illustrations to accompany stories in a web-based art and literacy lesson. The class takes a virtual "art safari" with the Museum of Modern Art and then discusses how illustrations contribute to meaning. Individuals...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable