Differentiated Nonfiction Unit: Praying Mantises
The text in this set is designed for higher first graders through third graders. Two levels of the text are included.

This unit includes:
- praying mantis text in two levels, both are included in color and black & white
- short-answer comprehension questions
- compare and contrast praying mantis with other animal
- praying mantises can, have, are (with and without handwriting lines)
- praying mantis web
- KWL chart
- create your own questions
- main idea and details
- fact and opinion
- four facts (write four facts about praying mantises)
- flapbook (with flaps for physical characteristics, habitat, diet, life cycle, and interesting facts)
- Label a praying mantis (with and without a word bank)
- praying mantis adaptations
- life cycle writing (with and without pictures)
- true or false statements
- praying mantises as pets? writing
- praying mantis writing paper
- word search
- list of additional nonfiction and fiction resources


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Created: Jun 4, 2017

Updated: Feb 22, 2018


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