The Life Cycle of a Butterfly

The Life Cycle of a Butterfly

Colleen Sexton

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600143069

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A female butterfly lays eggs on a leaf to begin the butterfly life cycle. The eggs hatch into caterpillars, and caterpillars form chrysalises to change into butterflies. Students will follow a butterfly as it grows from an egg into an adult. Blastoff! Series

Reading Level
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Animals, Birds & Insects High Interest Nature Science & Technology
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
2nd Grade 3rd Grade
English (US)
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