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Creepy Crawly Story Time

Creepy Crawly Story Time

Age 3-3rd Grade

By reading beloved stories and encountering live animals, children and families come to appreciate various invertebrates as they take on a whole new dimension as literary characters.


Curriculum Standards Supported: 

Colorado Science Standards

SC09-GR.K-S.2-GLE.1 Organisms can be described and sorted by their physical characteristics

SC09-GR.1-S.2-GLE.2 An organism is a living thing that has physical characteristics to help it survive

SC09-GR.2-S.2-GLE.2 Each plant or animal has different structures or behaviors that serve different functions

SC09-GR.3-S.2-GLE.1 The duration and timing of life cycle events such as reproduction and longevity vary across organisms and species

Next Generation Science Standards

K-ESS3-1 Use a model to represent the relationship between the needs of different plants or animals and the places they live

1-LS1-1 Use materials to design a solution to a human problem by mimicking how plants and /or animals use their external parts to help them survive, grow and meet their needs

2-LS4-1 Make observations of plants and animals to compare the diversity of life in different habitats

3-LS2-1 Construct an argument that some animals form groups that help members survive