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Connections ~ Insects Lesson Plans, Unit Study, Lapbook, Printables

HSS Units

Level 2 Units

The Grouchy Ladybug (Ladybugs)

The Very Clumsy Click Beetle (Beetles)

The Very Hungry Caterpillar (Caterpillars, Butterfly)

The Very Lonely Firefly (Firefly)

The Very Quiet Cricket (Cricket)

Level 3 Units

A Pocketful of Cricket

Frog Went A-Courtin' (Moth, Beetle, Bumblebee, Flea, Mosquito, Grasshopper, Ant, Fly, Caterpillar, Praying Mantis)

Leah's Pony (Grasshoppers)

Giant Jam Sandwich (Wasps)

Flight of the Union (Silkworms)

The Perfect Spot (Unicorn beetle, Sphinx caterpillar, Ambush bug)

A Song for Lena (Crickets)

Winnie the Pooh and Some Bees (Bees)

Crawdad Creek

Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears (Mosquitoes)

The Salamander Room (general)

Free Lapbooks



Other Printables

Is it an Insect?  File Folder Game by Kerri Fender

Insect Cards Pocket

Ladybug Observation Cards & Pocket

Beekeeper Game

Report forms

Ant (with writing cues) Ant (blank) Ant (HWT) Ant (traditional lines)

Butterfly (with writing cues) Butterfly (HWT) Butterfly (traditional lines)

Cricket (with writing cues) Cricket (blank) Cricket (HWT) Cricket (traditional lines)

Firefly (with writing cues) Firefly (blank)

Bees (with writing cues) Bee (HWT) Bee (traditional lines)

Dragonfly (HWT) Dragonfly (traditional lines)

Grasshopper (HWT) Grasshopper (traditional lines)

Library List

Honey in a Hive (Letís Read and Find Out)

Bugs are Insects (Letís Read and Find Out)

Chirping Crickets (Letís Read and Find Out)

Fireflies in the Night (Let's Read and Find Out)

Ant Cities (Letís Read and Find Out)

Insects do the Strangest Things by Leonora and Arthur Hornblue

Why Mosquitoes Buzz in Peoples Ears by Verna Aardema

Monster Bugs by Lucille Recht Penner (Step into Reading)

Two Bad Ants by Chris Van Allsburg

Are You an Ant?  by Judy Allen

Are You a Grasshopper?
by Judy Allen

Are You a Bee?
by Judy Allen

Are You a Ladybug?
by Judy Allen

Are You a Dragonfly?
by Judy Allen

Are You a Butterfly?
by Judy Allen