Lesson Plan

We Love Bees!

Students will be buzzing as they write and illustrate information about bees.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to write and draw about an informational sentence and present their ideas.

The adjustment to the whole group lesson is a modification to differentiate for children who are English learners.
EL adjustments

Introduction

(5 minutes)
Write a Bee SentenceBeginning Writing: Write a "Bee" Sentence
  • Tell your students that today, they will be learning about one of the most important insects of all: the bee!
  • Ask your students why bees might be important. Potential discussion questions include: "Where do you often see bees?" "What do you think they are doing?"

Beginning

  • Provide visuals of bees to inform student understanding and ability to connect to prior knowledge.
  • Share introductory information about bees in both English and student home language (L1).

Intermediate

  • Display a visual image of bees and have students share what they already know about bees with a partner.