Friday, April 29

Eric Carle and insects

This week we have been reading all of the fantastic "buggy" books by Eric Carle. We used the books to discuss the illustrator and adjectives. We reviewed what an illustrator does and how each illustrator has their own unique style. Then we illustrated insects like Eric Carle. They did fantastic!

After they illustrated, it was time to brainstorm some adjectives to describe their insect. They used the word web below for this activity. Then they picked one adjective to complete the sentence, "The very . . ."

Click below to grab the word web and insect writing.
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We also spent a little more time talking about the life cylce of the butterfly. Here is our interactive writing. Thanks to Deanna Jump for the inspiration.


1 comment:

Ms. Lopez said...

Thanks for sharing your ideas, especially the bubble map! We'll be doing an insect unit soon and this is so helpful. I bought Deanna Jump's unit also!

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