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If you have a student who loves all things creepy and crawly, then our Hissing Cockroach Lapbook will be a perfect fit.

Hissing Cockroach Lapbook Information

Here are some sample lessons from the Hissing Cockroach Lapbook:

Hissing Cockroach Anatomy
Here are a few cockroach anatomy facts:

Adults are wingless.

Males possess large “horns” on their pronotum.

They rely on their antennae to sense the world around them.

The abdomen has 11 or so segments although 8 or 9 are usually visible.

Spiracles, used for breathing, also enable hissing behavior.

They have sharp spines on their six legs.

Life Cycle

Stage 1: Egg
Females create a cocoon-like egg case called an ootheca. They carry the eggs inside their bodies. The eggs hatch inside their bodies and they bear living young. They can give birth to as many as 60 nymphs at one time!

Stage 2: Nymph
Nymphs undergo 6 molts before reaching maturity in 7 months.

Stage 3: Adult
Adults are wingless and can live for 2 to 5 years.

You can grab a copy of the entire Hissing Cockroach lapbook in an easy-to-print file at the end of this post.

Hissing Cockroach Lapbook Printables

These mini-books are included in this animal lapbook:

  • Cockroach Anatomy
  • When Are Hissers Active? Fan Book
  • Hissing Cockroach Classification Book
  • Life Cycle of a Hissing Cockroach Wheel
  • Diet Matchbook
  • Predators Matchbook
  • Where in the World is Madagascar? Map Shutterfold Book

Lapbook Sample

This lapbook sample was made with just one file folder.

Making a lapbook for the first time? Check out How to Make a Lapbook.

How to Get Started with Your Hissing Cockroach Lapbook

Follow these simple instructions to get started with the Hissing Cockroach Lapbook.

  1. If you want, go to your local library and check out books about Hissing Cockroaches.
  2. Print the Hissing Cockroach Lapbook.
  3. Choose and prepare the mini-books you want to use with your student.
  4. Enjoy a week of reading and learning all about Hissing Cockroaches.

Download Your Hissing Cockroach Lapbook

Simply click on the image below to access your free Hissing Cockroach lapbook.

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