Monday, November 24, 2008

THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR by: Eric Carle - Author Study

This is an excellent book that addresses the life cycle of a butterfly. Starting as an egg, it hatches into a tiny caterpillar and begins eating until it because a large and fat caterpillar. After it has eaten enough it weaves a cocoon and hibernates before emerging as a colorful and beautiful butterfly. I think this book would be great to use during a science lesson for 1st to 3rd graders; it also addresses the concept of healthy and unhealthy foods.

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