Metamorphosis of "The Very Hungry Caterpillar"



Task #1: Each team will read "The Very Hungry Caterpillar." A team member will take notes on the foods the caterpillar ate; another team member will take notes to determine questions the team will pose in their recreated version of the story.


Task #2: While visiting the web links, determine the life cycle of a caterpillar. Compare and contrast the process of the life cycle of a caterpillar/butterfly to other animals/organism. Analyze these life cycles and make sure your team adds this information to your recreated books.




Task #3: Recreate the story and create a book which includes the life cycle of  a caterpillar; pose questions to the reader; in a section of your book compare and contrast the life cycle of the caterpillar to another animal/organism.




Task #4: Using the attached tally sheet and the internet, your team will analyze the foods the caterpillar consumed and tally/determine which foods were nutritious and non-nutritious. Discuss why the team feels each food is healthy or unhealthy. From the tally sheet create a bar/column graph.



After having read the story, and completing your tasks, have fun by clicking on the following link to explore life cycles.

Click on this link


Click and drag the picture to the appropriate numbered box.

The first stage in the life cycle goes in Box 1 and so on.

Continue through the butterfly, frog and tree life cycles.

Upon completion, can you draw a series of 3 boxes with pictures inside that describe the life cycle of a bird?


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