Caterpillar to Butterfly

Caterpillar to Butterfly It starts with a tiny egg and ends with a gorgeous winged insect Read all about the amazing changes a monarch butterfly undergoes during its life cycle and learn how it fits into its ecosystem

  • Title: Caterpillar to Butterfly
  • Author: Lisa M. Herrington
  • ISBN: 9780531210550
  • Page: 284
  • Format: Hardcover
  • It starts with a tiny egg and ends with a gorgeous winged insect Read all about the amazing changes a monarch butterfly undergoes during its life cycle, and learn how it fits into its ecosystem.

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    1. Text Structure: combination (description and chronological sequence)Twin Text: Butterfly Garden by Margaret McNamara (2012)Rationale: “Butterfly Garden” helps put "Caterpillar to Butterfly" into the perspectives of young students. It takes the same concepts of the life cycle from "Caterpillar to Butterfly" and places it into the classroom, sharing aloud what things students might say, think, do or see as their tiny caterpillars grow and change. The best thing about this twin text is that it [...]

    2. K-5 bookMarkle, S. (2011) Butterfly Tree. Peachier Publishers. Atlanta, GARationale:Butterfly Tree goes well with Caterpillar to Butterfly. It's a beautiful story with a lot of imagery. It is a story about about a young girl exploring with her mother. They see an orange tree but it bursts into monarch butterflies. The mother explains to her daughter that the butterflies are resting on their journey south for the winter. The author includes an Author's Note in the back that gives facts about thei [...]

    3. 1.) OLIVIA and the Butterfly Adventure by Natalie Shaw, copyright 2012 2.) Olivia asks Ian to borrow his butterfly for show and tell. When she loses the butterfly (Stinky) in the park, she goes on an adventure to find him. At one point, Olivia realizes she needs to "think like a butterfly." Also, throughout the book, they mention various things that come up in the non-fiction text Caterpillar to Butterfly (ie. chrysalis, flight, getting pollen from flowers, etc.) Students should be able to ident [...]

    4. The genres for this book are nonfiction, and science. The target audience would be kindergarten or 1st grade. I selected this book because it was very easy to understand for the younger grades. It also had great picture that's caught the readers attentions and also had a diagram of the life cycle of a caterpillar. The book I paired with it was "The Very Hungry Caterpillar". I picked this book to pair with it because it's a very cute book about the life cycle from caterpillar to butterfly.

    5. "Explores the life cycle of butterflies, using photographs and step-by-step text to follow a monarch butterfly's growth process from egg to caterpillar to chrysalis to mature insect." LibrarypointThemes: butterflies, caterpillars, metamorphosisLibrary Use: Use to teach beg. readers about butterflies and caterpillars.

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