Grade: Elementary

#763. Insect Book Comprehension Activity

Reading/Writing, level: Elementary
Posted Fri Jun 18 08:28:34 PDT 1999 by Janice Cretin ().
Hoover Elementary, West Branch,Ia, USA
Materials Required: insect book
Activity Time: 30 minutes
Concepts Taught: reading comprehension

Insect Book Comprehension Activity

1. Have your students share with a partner the names of some of the insects they read about in the book Insects.

2. Download the pictures you have bookmarked on the Internet. They are at these websites:

Picture of bear:

Picture of elephant:

Picture of fish:

Picture of duck:

Picture of lizard:

Picture of ladybug:

Picture of praying mantis:

Picture of butterfly:

Picture of click beetle:

Picture of grasshopper:

Picture of stinkbug:

Picture of spider:

Picture of ant:

3.As the students look at each picture have them decide with their partner if the animal is an insect or not. The students should list the name of each of the animals on the Internet Pictures worksheet under the correct title.

4. After completing this worksheet have the students discuss how the animals were alike and how they were different. With a partner have them complete the Venn Diagram worksheet, How is An Animal Different From an Insect?