The Very Hungry Caterpillar
(to see this book in Chinese...click here)


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METAMORPHOSIS song .... very cute! ... Mighty Book

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar -- read by author, Eric Carle

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animated video of The Very Hungry Caterpillar ... (Open this SMART Notebook activities file. The video is on page 3. You must have SMART Notebook software on your computer to open this file.)
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar ... animated (YouTube)

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar ... read by Eric Carle



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sequencing cards ... from Storytime and More
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don't_miss_this...finger_pointing.png ... SMART Notebook activities file ... 11 pages of activities
https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B5BKGWr4fp25ZDZlODJiNWQtMzNlMy00NjRjLTllMWEtNzUyODIzNGMyNTI0/edit?hl=en_US&pli=1
  • identifying main events in story
  • respond appropriately to questions
  • retell main events
  • sequence events to retell facts
  • identify and match sequence of butterfly's life cycle
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animated story by Eric Carle ... YouTube video
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story cards, games, story word mats, + more...Sparkle Box
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printable mini book ... Hubbard's Cupboard
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http://www.kizclub.com/storypatterns3.html
(story patterns in color or black and white)
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http://www.dltk-teach.com/books/hungrycaterpillar/felt_fun.htm
(food picture cards/days of the week cards/butterfly life cycle cards)
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http://curry.edschool.virginia.edu/go/wil/Caterpillar_Lesson.pdf
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http://edtech.kennesaw.edu/traci/insects/food.htm
(food pictures)
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Teaching Heart...LOTS of ideas and resources...
Lesson ideas, printables, bulletin boards, and much more for your literature unit!
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days of the week with "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" ...First-School
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storytime with puppets ... The Thoughtful Spot Day Care -- blog post of April 28, 2012
The caterpillar is a green sock and I glued wiggley eyes on it. The butterfly is a finger puppet. Before you start reading the book, put the butterfly on your finger and then slip it into the caterpillar sock puppet.
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These are the foods that he ate through in the book. One apple, 2 pears, 3 plums, etc... I laminated all of them so they would last a long time. As you read it in the book have the caterpillar "eat" through each piece of food. I usually assign a piece of food to each child so they can feed the caterpillar.
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This is the caterpillar eating the food!
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I use the paper bag as his cocoon. While the caterpillar is in his cocoon, I usually slip the sock off and...
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he's a beautiful butterfly!
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SONGS FOR DAYS OF THE WEEK...click here for "days of the week" songs
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RELATED BOOK:
Peter's Stomachache ... a printable emergent reader from Making Learning Fun
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar...in Japanese...YouTube


CHINESE...(global awareness)
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