Butterfly Life Cycle Exploration

Students build knowledge about the butterfly life cycle by observing chrysalises and butterflies in Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden. Students use informational text and science talk (a discussion protocol designed to promote student questioning and speaking scientifically). Working in small groups, students demonstrate what they have learned by illustrating and acting out the butterfly life cycle.

Homeschool Lesson Description: 

Students build knowledge about the butterfly life cycle by observing chrysalises and butterflies in Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden. Students use informational text and science talk (a discussion protocol designed to promote student questioning and speaking scientifically). Working in small groups, students demonstrate what they have learned by illustrating and acting out the butterfly life cycle.

Recommended for grades 1 through 3.

1 1/2 hours
Grade 1
Grade 2
Grade 3

Science, Arts, English Language Arts

Homeschool Dates: 

February 7, 2018