The Working Tools of Insects

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The animal kingdom is full of interesting organisms that have unique ways of surviving. Children read about different insects that have special tools for building homes and protecting themselves. When finished, learners identify the main idea and supporting details of the passage. Supplement this text in a lesson on animal adaptations, or use as reading comprehension practice. Extend the activity by asking learners write short summaries, or perform a brief research project about other animals with interesting adaptations.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Pros

  • Provides quality examples of insects that have tools that help them survive
  • Includes clear learning objectives related to identifying a main idea and supporting details
Cons

  • Assumes prior knowledge about main idea and supporting details