Terminix

Lesson Plans:

Kindergarten

Learning with Ladybugs and Cards

Learning with Ladybugs and Cards K.CC.C.6

Teach your class about the concepts of greater than, less than and equal to—and few fun ladybug factoids—in this engaging lesson plan.


Active Ants

Active Ants K-ESS2-2

No classroom is complete without an ant farm! Build your own with these simple instructions and then have your class make scientific observations in the following weeks.


Ants - Spider Song

Ants - Spider Song

Lead your students in song in this interactive lesson plan about ants and spiders. They'll have so much fun, they won't even realize they're learning about phonics and counting!


Active Ants

What's for lunch K.CC.A.2

Have your students count by ones with termites as they fill in the missing numbers in this worksheet.


Where's the Mouse and Cards

Where's the Mouse and Cards K.GA.1

Your class will be comfortable with language of position—and know a thing or 2 about mice—after completing this cute, visual activity.


Writing Prompts

Writing Prompts W.K2

Your students will build fine motor control as they practice drawing ants in this simple assignment.


Ladybug Craft

Ladybug Craft

Let your students show off their creative sides with this easy ladybug craft project.


Termite Craft

Termite Craft

Teach your students about termites and their primary food source with this simple craft.


Firefly Craft

Firefly Craft

Go craft-crazy with this firefly-building project that uses toilet paper tubes and other inexpensive supplies. Use glow-in-the-dark paint for the firefly's "light" to really excite your students.


1st Grade

Did you Hear

Did you Hear 1.OA.A.1

Entertain your students while helping them understand some basic mathematic principles with these bee-themed word problems.


Writing Prompts

Writing Prompts W.1.1

See your students "shine" as they practice reading comprehension and writing skills in this writing prompt about fireflies.


Hello Mosquito

Hello Mosquito 1-LS1-1

Amaze your students with mosquito facts as they build a scientific model of the insect's head.


Singing Crickets

Singing Crickets 1-LS1-1

Pick up some live crickets for this 2-part lesson plan in which students collect information and make hypotheses through observation.


Ladybug Craft

Ladybug Craft

Let your students show off their creative sides with this easy ladybug craft project.


Termite Craft

Termite Craft

Teach your students about termites and their primary food source with this simple craft.


Firefly Craft

Firefly Craft

Go craft-crazy with this firefly-building project that uses toilet paper tubes and other inexpensive supplies. Use glow-in-the-dark paint for the firefly's "light" to really excite your students.


2nd Grade

Fun with Fireflies

Fun with Fireflies 2.OA.B.2

Pull out the scissors and glue and have your students practice subtraction with numbers under 20 while learning some facts about fireflies.


Writing Prompts

Writing Prompts W.2.3

In this creativity-building exercise, students write what they think life would be like as a housefly after reading facts about this interesting insect.


The Pollinator

The Pollinator 2-LS2-2

In this fun lesson plan, your students will interact with a scientific model to make conclusions about the role bees play as pollinators.


Nonfiction Dragonfly

Nonfiction Dragonfly XX.XX.X

Measure your students' reading comprehension skills as they analyze a non-fiction passage on dragonflies.


Nonfiction

Nonfiction XX.XX.X

This short exercise will surprise your students with fascinating animal facts while testing how well they can recall what they read.


Ladybug Craft

Ladybug Craft

Let your students show off their creative sides with this easy ladybug craft project.


Termite Craft

Termite Craft

Teach your students about termites and their primary food source with this simple craft.


Firefly Craft

Firefly Craft

Go craft-crazy with this firefly-building project that uses toilet paper tubes and other inexpensive supplies. Use glow-in-the-dark paint for the firefly's "light" to really excite your students.


3rd Grade

Ant Farm Areas

Ant Farm Areas 3.MD.C.6

Your students visit ant colonies in this assignment that practices counting and coloring skills.


Writing Prompts

Writing Prompts W.3.2

You may get some interesting answers to this reading and writing exercise that tasks your students with explaining what mosquitoes are to a space alien.


Fascinating Fruit Flies

Fascinating Fruit Flies 3-LS1-1

Students build a habitat for fruit flies in this hands-on project before observing the short life cycle of the intriguing little insect.


Worry Free Colonies

Worry Free Colonies 3-LS2-1

Your students will work on building important life skills while researching and presenting in this lesson plan about insect colonies.


Nonfiction Dragonfly

Nonfiction Dragonfly XX.XX.X

Measure your students' reading comprehension skills as they analyze a non-fiction passage on dragonflies.


Nonfiction

Nonfiction XX.XX.X

This short exercise will surprise your students with fascinating animal facts while testing how well they can recall what they read.


4th Grade

Oh No Mosquito

Oh No Mosquito 4.NBTA.2

Learn how well your students can compare large numbers using mathematical symbols with this worksheet featuring several hungry mosquitoes.


Writing Prompts

Writing Prompts W.4.2

In this assignment, your students will practice creative writing as they imagine how they would tell their parents about a termite infestation using facts from a non-fiction passage.


Through the Eyes of a Fly

Through the Eyes of a Fly 4-LS1-1

Your class will learn by doing as they build models of the compound eyes that flies see the world with and then discuss how such eyes help them survive.


Nonfiction Passage

Nonfiction Passage XX.XX.X

Measure reading comprehension levels of your class with this 5-question reading assignment about termites.


Nonfiction

Nonfiction XX.XX.X

This short reading assignment about mosquitoes and diseases they carry will evaluate how well your students retain information they read.


5th Grade

Bee Fact Cards

Bee Fact Cards W.5.1

See how well your class can differentiate between bumblebees, honeybees and carpenter bees after reviewing these fact cards.


The Swat Team

The Swat Team 5.NBT.A.4

This rounding assignment will help your students polish their math skills—and give a whole new meaning to the term "swat team."


Writing Prompts

Writing Prompts W.5.1

Your students will work on their expository writing abilities in this assignment as they discuss various kinds of bees.


What a Web

What a Web 5-LS2-1

Demonstrate how interconnected the natural world is with this visual lesson plan that uses only yarn and paper.


Nonfiction Passage

Nonfiction Passage XX.XX.X

Measure reading comprehension levels of your class with this 5-question reading assignment about termites.


Nonfiction

Nonfiction XX.XX.X

This short reading assignment about mosquitoes and diseases they carry will evaluate how well your students retain information they read.


6th Grade

Nonfiction Passage

Nonfiction Passage XX.XX.X

Measure reading comprehension levels of your class with this 5-question reading assignment about termites.


Nonfiction

Nonfiction XX.XX.X

This short reading assignment about mosquitoes and diseases they carry will evaluate how well your students retain information they read.