We read lots of Eric Carle books and created our own papers to use in his style.
No patterns, please!
The kids use rectangles and squared to create their own unique insects.
I LOVE the results. Much better than if I had given them patterns to trace.
Building insects with pattern blocks.
The unit includes a sheet for them to tally, graph and add the pattern blocks
they used to build their insect.
We always start out by charting what we think we already know about our topic.
Then, we add our new learning as we go.
If you want to get kids writing about their opinions just ask them a question!
They all have an opinion. :)
This was our math survey. They surveyed their friends to see how they felt about bugs
and then wrote about the results.
What Bugs YOU?
The picture on this one cracks me up.
Looking through a bug viewer to see what a bug sees.
We read lots of great insect books and charted the story elements.
Building an "edible" model of an insect. YUMMY!
My friend, Tara sent me a picture of the praying mantises her class made while using my unit.
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Unit planner for my insect unit. Everything is all planned out for you. :)
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