This is a close reading activity on the life cycle of a ladybug. This science reading has great information about ladybugs and their life cycle. This resource includes an informative reading passage with comprehension questions, interactive notebook flaps, sorting cards, sequencing activity, and response pages. The ladybug has an interesting life cycle with the nymph looking nothing like the adult.
Students will read about ladybugs and learn about their behavior and lifecycle.
This resource is really low prep and ready to print and use.
This resource addresses the NGSS Disciplinary Core Idea: Molecules and Organisms: Structure and Processes.
This resource is aligned with NGSS 3-LS1-1 Develop models to describe that organisms have unique and diverse life cycles but all have in common birth, growth, reproduction, and death.
This resource is also aligned with the science standards for Utah third grade.
Utah SEEd 3.2.1 Develop models to describe patterns of change that organisms go through during their life cycles. Emphasize that organisms have unique and diverse life cycles, but all have in common birth, growth, reproduction, and death.