Don't be afraid of the West Nile Virus... Our science and language arts unit is so good it will drive you "buggy". Major topics include: Ants, Butterflies, Bees, Ladybugs, Beetles, Dragonflies, Grasshoppers, Mosquitoes, and Spiders (even though they are not really insects, they do fall under the description "bugs"). Each lesson includes a spelling activity, a brainstorming activity, a study of new words, work in the student booklet, a writing activity, work at the learning center, playing the bugs of summer trivia game, and a parent page. Includes reproducible pages ready for student use. Every page includes four or five questions about one of the insect fact cards that the children read in class. This Animal Science lesson provides a teacher and student section with a variety of reading passages, lessons, activities, crossword and word search to create a well-rounded lesson plan.