This resource is a . Many elementary librarians are purchasing both the Digital Storytimes and Digital Bulletin Boards for each weekly theme. Combining them into one product saves you money and time. I’ve covered all grades here, from K-6.
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This K-6 library lesson will save you so much time! You just add the read-aloud(s) of your choice.
: Google™ Slides OR PowerPoint; ability to open PDF documents
- –all text is ; you choose which slides you want to use. that introduce idioms and include 10 examples of insect idioms. that are great for extending lessons or scrolling in the library during checkout and downtimes.
- All in the presentation are also listed on a separate “Recommended Reads” list. The list is great to hand out to parents, teachers, and students looking for insect-themed books for Grades K-6. All titles were selected specifically for Grades K-6 and received positive professional reviews for use with Grades K-6.
- of how I have used themed library lessons like this one for storytime on the “Specials” rotation. (10 pages, PDF)
- Google™ Classroom Basics (4 pages, PDF)
- Instructions on how to set up PPT slide timings for (2 pages, PDF)
- and lesson plan (2 pages)
- slide and how-to link (“bug”)
- introduction to (what are idioms)
- “ants in the pants”
- “butterflies in your stomach”
- “busy as a bee”
- “fly on the wall”
- “snug as a bug in a rug”
- “don’t let the bedbugs bite”
- “cute as a bug’s ear”
- “the bee’s knees”
- “you catch more flies with honey than with vinegar”
- “make a bee line”
- Every slide in the presentation is , high-resolution clipart and photos for K-6.
- for Grades K-6
- Includes facts about various familiar including: rhinoceros beetle, stag beetle, honeybee, ladybug, ants, Monarch butterflies, mosquitoes, and fruit flies.
- 14 visual ; includes picture books, fiction, nonfiction, 1 graphic novel, and 1 poetry book–all are insect-themed
- 2 “Did you Know”
- 1 “What do you think?”
- 1 True/False
- 2 “Would you rather?”
- 1 “What would you do?”
- 2 trivia questions with answers
- 1 library review question (nonfiction/Dewey numbers)
- vocabulary words: and
- this week’s birthdays
- weekly schedule and agenda
- checkout reminders (you add your own!)