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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Written by Eric Carle Cyber Lesson by Miss Wrenn Grade 1
Materials Needed: Class set of The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle One computer per student Food Recording Sheet (1 per student) Letter Writing Paper (1 per student) Sequencing Pictures (1 per student) Pencil Crayons
Introduction Did you ever wonder where a butterfly comes from? In this book, you will be learning about the life cycle of a butterfly. Click on the butterfly below to view pictures that show the stages a butterfly goes through.
Before Reading Before reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar take a picture walk through the story and make predictions with your partner about what may happen to The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
During Reading While reading, think about this question: Does a caterpillar need to eat in order to become a butterfly? What did The Very Hungry Caterpillar eat that made him have a stomach ache? Click on the caterpillar to print out a recording sheet. Record what he ate throughout the week.
After Reading Now that you have completed the book, click on the butterfly below to show pictures from the story. Print the pictures and use them to retell the story to a partner.
Beyond Reading Now that you learned about the life cycle of a butterfly, write a letter to your pen pal telling him or her about the butterfly’s life cycle. Be sure to include the five parts of a friendly letter. Click on the butterfly below and print the paper for your letter.
Rubric Student’s Assignment Score of 3Score of 2Score of 1 What did The Very Hungry Caterpillar eat? Correctly records all food eaten by the caterpillar. Correctly records 4 to 6 foods eaten by the caterpillar. Correctly records 3 or less foods eaten by the caterpillar. Demonstrate understanding of the life cycle of a butterfly through letter writing. Letter includes all five parts of a friendly letter. Body includes all stages in the life cycle of a butterfly. Letter includes 3 or 4 parts of a friendly letter. Body included 3 stages in the life cycle of a butterfly. Letter includes 2 or less parts of a friendly letter. Body included 2 or less of the stages in the life cycle of a butterfly.
Checklist for Story Retell I told the events in order. I used specific details in my retell (days of the week, food). I spoke clearly. I used the pictures to help retell the story. I took turns with my partner.
Did you enjoy reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle? If so, click on the caterpillar to check out other books by him.
Butterflies Check out these websites for more fun with butterflies! Fun facts about butterflies! http://yahooligans.yahoo.com/content/animals/insects/insects_butterflsmoths.html Butterfly games and puzzles! http://primarygames.com/science/butterflies/games.htm What is a butterfly? http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/butterfly/allabout/
Credits Graphics http://www.dltk-teach.com/books/hungrycaterpillar/ http://images.google.com/images?q=The+Very+Hungry+Caterpil lar&hl=enhttp://images.google.com/images?q=The+Very+Hungry+Caterpil lar&hl=en http://images.google.com/images?q=Eric+Carle+Books&hl=en http://www.dltk-teach.com/books/hungrycaterpillar/felt_fun.htm Websites http://www.hhmi.org/coolscience/butterfly/cycleanim.gif Text The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
Samples of Student Work Click on the butterflies to see student work from throughout this Cyber Lesson. During Reading After Reading Beyond Reading
Reflection Click on the butterfly below to read my reflection on this Cyber Lesson. This reflection was written after my students completed this Cyber Lesson.