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This (120 page) Insect unit is strategically linked to common core standards. It is divided into areas of literature, media, music, art, literacy activities, math activities, worksheets, science activities, creative writing, word wall words, and guided reading. The activities are clearly written, easy to use, and need limited amounts of preparation. 

Literacy Activities:

Fly Away Fly: Letter Identification
Fly Away Words: Sight Word Recognition
Buggy Bug Match: Sight Word (or Alphabet) Match
Bug Rhymes: Matching Rhymes
Ladybug Spots: Recognizing Words in Speech.
Letters Buzzing In My Name: Recognizing/Writing Letters In Names
Independent Activities
Trace & Write Letters A-Z

Math Activities:

Catching Insects: Sorting
My Bug Collection: Addition
Bug-a-Boo: Geometric Shapes
Construct a Bug: Exploring Probability.
Bugs Count: Developing Number Sense 

Science Activities

Creating an Insect Zoo
Insect Memory: Matching Identical Insects.
Insect Observation: Observing Features
Insect Magnification:Using Scientific Tools
Independent Activities
Insect Body Parts


Songs/Fingerplays

Freddy Flea
The Firefly & Other Insects
The Bees

Guided Reading Books
The Insects- Level A
The Insects- Level C
Little Ladybugs

Writing Prompts/Word Wall

Our Insect Zoo
All About Lady Bugs
Insect Word Wall Words

Art Projects
Ladybug Ladybug
My Insect
Baby Bumblebee
Paint a Bug