Reflection: Developing a Conceptual Understanding Life Cycle of a Ladybug - Section 4: Explore


I had the students complete the flow chart to help them sequence the life cycle of the ladybug. I used the smartboard and had the students complete each stage on the board as a way to provide further scaffolding for the students who needed the support.

  Using a flow chart helps with sequencing in Science.
  Developing a Conceptual Understanding: Using a flow chart helps with sequencing in Science.
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Life Cycle of a Ladybug

Unit 14: Ladybugs
Lesson 2 of 5

Objective: Predict and then model the life cycle of an ant by completing a graphic organizer and then comparing it to the prediction.

Big Idea: All organisms have unique and diverse life cycles but all have in common birth, growth, reproduction, and death.

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Science, essay, rubric, survival, insects, Writing Informative Text, observations, life cycles
  51 minutes
molting ladybird larvae  coccinella septempunctata
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