Lesson

Field Cricket Study with Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe

Lesson Overview

In Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe, the main character Cricket finds a cricket stuck in a spider web. Cricket rescues the insect and names her Charlene. Students will use the adventures of Cricket and Charlene as a starting point for learning more about a cricket’s appearance, habitat, diet, behavior, and lifecycle.

Lesson Type
Traditional Lesson

Essential Question

What is the relationship between living things and their environment?

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Other Instructional Materials or Notes:

6, 7

Science

Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe by Jo Hackl
Poster board and markers

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Lesson Created By: SamanthaBell, Jo Hackl