by Claire Scruggs

The Very Hungry Caterpillar - Social Studies

Introduction

Introduction to Lesson Plan

Date: April 20, 2005

Subject: Social Studies

Grade Level: First

Signature of Classroom Teacher:

Standards

Standards

AL.SS.1.1
Extend the development of initial map and globe skills.
AL.SS.1.2.2
...Maps
AL.SS.1.3
Extend initial ability to locate new information and to express understanding in various classroom projects. Example: imitating activities encountered in reading about other times and other places
AL.SS.1.28
Describe traditions of various cultures noting similarities and differences.
AL.SS.1.29
Become acquainted with various cultures encountered in stories from literature. Example of aspects of culture: beliefs, customs, ceremonies, traditions, social practices, moral teachings, Raven: A Trickster Tale From the Pacific Northwest by Gerald McDermott

Activities

Objectives


The students will learn how it would be if the butterfly were to go to another country.

Introductory Activities

The teacher would have read The Very Hungry Caterpillar and also would have watched the growth of a caterpillar into a butterfly. They will then discuss if the butterfly were to go to another country what would it do there.

Developmental Activities

The student will think of different countries that the butterfly could fly to. They would discuss what it would eat or see.

Culminating Activities

This will teach the students about other countries in a fun and interesting way.

Alternate Activities

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Modifications

Adaptation of lesson to meet special needs

Materials

The Very Hungry Caterpillar and map. 

Self-Evaluation

Self-Evaluation of lesson

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