Insects & Timelines

Beware insects!! My class and I will be delving into our insect unit for the next 2 weeks. We will go on a bug hunt and capture some bugs. We will study them, and then let them free again. I am linking up with Deedee Will's Peek at my Week Linky. There are many freebies (not my own) that a variety of teacher bloggers have created that I have linked to in my lesson plans. Just click on my lesson plan pics to download my plans and find those fabulous freebies.

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I am also linking up with Collaboration Cuties for their Social Studies Mentor Texts Linky. Last week, I worked on timelines with my kindergartners. We used these books that I had bought through Scholastic Book Clubs as a set.
 In math, we were working on our calendar unit. So our timeline social studies standard worked well during our math time. They were already familiar with number lines. Here are some samples of their Morning, Noon, and Evening timelines.

Click here to check out other Social Studies mentor texts.


  1. Great visual plans and interesting book series!


  2. Looks like a great lesson. :). I'm your newest follower. :)
    Creating Lifelong Learners

  3. Just love this idea, great visual for time through the day. Looking forward to trying this out. Thanks for sharing.
    Tamra and Sarah
    First Grade Buddies

  4. This looks like a great book series! Thanks for sharing your ideas! Found your through the mentor text link up and have become a new follower!

    Sarah @ Hoots N' Hollers

  5. I found you through Collaboration Cuties linky about Social Studies text! I am very intrigued by your lesson plan format! I am thinking about that format and using an IPAD during class- clicking on links that are embedded in your plans....thanks for sharing! I am your newest follower----and I love your background on this blog :)

  6. Great visual plans! Your kids are going to have so much fun with the insect unit!
    Conversations in Literacy

  7. That looks like a great series of books. I'm a big scholastic fan. I'll have to check them out. The timeline illustrations are great.

    School Is a Happy Place

  8. Awww, I'm so glad that you linked up!! I love seeing what younger grades are doing! Those books look like fun for them!

    Thanks so much for linking up!!
    Collaboration Cuties

  9. I love your visual lesson plans! I love to see what the primary grades are doing!
    Fourth Grade Flipper


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