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Ali Vaughan

Student Instructions

My Awesome Summer by P. Mantis

Click on the link to listen to the story. 1. Tap the add to begin activity. 2. Use the move tool to put each picture of a praying mantis' life cycle to its place in the flow chart. 3. Use the drawing tools to draw your own praying mantis! 4. Tap the check when you are finished. Family Why: This book has been nominated for the 2021 Patricia Gallagher Picture Book Award, an annual award given to the book with the most votes from students across Oregon. Our class will read all 5 nominated books and each student will vote for their favorite book.

3rd Grade, 2nd Grade, 4th Grade, Reading
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Compatible with: Chromebooks, computers, iPads, iPhones, Android tablets, Android phones, Kindle Fire

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This activity is aimed at 2-5 and was created by members of the Lane County Literacy Council in Eugene, Oregon. Graphics from funwithmama.com Supplemental resources Author Paul Meisel’s Website and interview: https://www.paulmeisel.com/ https://kidlit.tv/2017/05/storymakers-paul-meisel/ Educator toolkits and guides: http://holidayhouse.com/docs/My_Awesome_Summer_Lesson_Plan.pdf https://www.wla.org/assets/Book_Award/WCCPBA/My%20Awesome%20Summer.pdf Research https://kidskonnect.com/animals/praying-mantis/ https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/animals/invertebrates/insects/praying-mantis/ https://www.instructables.com/id/Raising-praying-mantises/

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