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The lonely caterpillar

A hungry, lonely caterpillar

crawled up the juicy stalk.

He ate and ate the leaves away.

through the night and through the day.

He grew so fat he burst his skin

and lay him down to rest –

in a bed of silk, just like a king

he stayed till early Spring.

When he awoke he spread his wings

of gold and silver and yellow and blue

for the friendly sun to dry –

and then – away he flew,





LO 2.2 LO 3.2.2 LO 3.5
  • How well did you listen.
  • Why do you think the caterpillar was lonely?
  • What did he do all night and all day?
  • “He burst his skin because .................................................”
  • Where did he get his “bed of silk?”
  • Describe his wings.
  • What happened to the caterpillar?
LO 2.1 LO 6.1 LO 6.2

The life story of the caterpillar

  • Look at the pictures.
  • Tell the class the story of the caterpillar’s life. Begin from 1. Fill in the other numbers 2 – 6 in the right order.

LO 2.5 LO 3.1.1 LO 5.2.1
  • Read the sentences and decide which sentence fits which pictures.
  • Write the number in the block.
LO 1.1.4 LO 3.1.4 LO 4.5
  • Draw pictures or find pictures in magazines and paste them here.

What I like for breakfast.

What I like for lunch.

What I like for supper.

LO 2.5 LO 3.1.5 LO 5.2.1

My dictionary page

  • How many of these words can you read?
  • Keep this page in your file.
lonely caterpillar lovely sunny rainbow
tiny soft leaf crawling find
kept Mother Hen chicks near chicks
ladybird flew over breakfast grew
bigger fatter longer lunch supper
stalk owl flapped wings carried
high nearly hatch eggs cocoon
  • Choose one and colour it.
LO 3.4.8 LO 3.6 LO 5.5


Learning Outcome 1: LISTENING : The learner is able to listen for information and enjoyment and respond appropriately and critically in a wider range of situations.

Assessment Standard 1.1: We know this when the learner understands short, simple stories:

1.1.4 sequences pictures and matches captions with pictures;

Learning Outcome 2: SPEAKING : The learner is able to communicate confidently and effectively in spoken language in a wide range of situations.

Assessment Standard 2.1: We know this when the learner responds appropriately to simple questions;

Assessment Standard 2.2: We know this when the learner memorises and performs songs, action rhymes and simple poems;

Assessment Standard 2.5: We know this when the learner talks about a picture or drawings;

Learning Outcome 3: READING AND VIEWING : The learner is able to read and view for information and enjoyment, and respond critically to the aesthetic, cultural and emotional values in texts;

Assessment Standard 3.1: We know this when the learner uses pictures to understand written texts:

3.1.1 makes sense of a picture story by sequencing pictures;

3.1.4 matches a sentence as a caption to a picture;

3.1.5 draws a picture to illustrate a sentence;

Assessment Standard 3.2: We know this when the learner begins to make meaning of written text by reading with the teacher;

3.2.2 follows the teacher’s eye and finger movements;

Assessment Standard 3.4: We know this when the learner develops phonic awareness:

3.4.8 recognises on sight an increasing number of high-frequency words;

Assessment Standard 3.5: We know this when the learner reads fiction and non-fiction books at an appropriate level for information and enjoyment;

Assessment Standard 3.6: We know this when the learner demonstrates a reading vocabulary of ± 400 words;

Learning Outcome 4: WRITING : The learner is able to write different kinds of factual and imaginative texts for a wide range of purposes.

Assessment Standard 4.5: We know this when the learner puts jumbled sentences/words in the right order and copies them;

Learning Outcome 5: THINKING AND REASONING : The learner is able to use language to think and reason, and access, process and use information for learning.

Assessment Standard 5.2: We know this when the learner uses language for thinking;

5.2.1 identifies similarities and differences by comparing;

Assessment Standard 5.5: We know this when the learner keeps a personal dictionary;

Learning Outcome 6: GRAMMAR AND VOCABULARY : The learner knows and is able to use the sounds, vocabulary and grammar of the language to create and interpret texts.

Assessment Standard 6.1: We know this when the learner understands and uses some question forms;

Assessment Standard 6.2: We know this when the learner understands and uses simple past tense.

Questions & Answers

what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
what school?
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
sciencedirect big data base
Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
Praveena Reply
what does nano mean?
Anassong Reply
nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
do you think it's worthwhile in the long term to study the effects and possibilities of nanotechnology on viral treatment?
Damian Reply
absolutely yes
how to know photocatalytic properties of tio2 nanoparticles...what to do now
Akash Reply
it is a goid question and i want to know the answer as well
characteristics of micro business
for teaching engĺish at school how nano technology help us
Do somebody tell me a best nano engineering book for beginners?
s. Reply
there is no specific books for beginners but there is book called principle of nanotechnology
what is fullerene does it is used to make bukky balls
Devang Reply
are you nano engineer ?
fullerene is a bucky ball aka Carbon 60 molecule. It was name by the architect Fuller. He design the geodesic dome. it resembles a soccer ball.
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
That is a great question Damian. best way to answer that question is to Google it. there are hundreds of applications for buck minister fullerenes, from medical to aerospace. you can also find plenty of research papers that will give you great detail on the potential applications of fullerenes.
what is the Synthesis, properties,and applications of carbon nano chemistry
Abhijith Reply
Mostly, they use nano carbon for electronics and for materials to be strengthened.
is Bucky paper clear?
carbon nanotubes has various application in fuel cells membrane, current research on cancer drug,and in electronics MEMS and NEMS etc
so some one know about replacing silicon atom with phosphorous in semiconductors device?
s. Reply
Yeah, it is a pain to say the least. You basically have to heat the substarte up to around 1000 degrees celcius then pass phosphene gas over top of it, which is explosive and toxic by the way, under very low pressure.
Do you know which machine is used to that process?
how to fabricate graphene ink ?
for screen printed electrodes ?
What is lattice structure?
s. Reply
of graphene you mean?
or in general
in general
Graphene has a hexagonal structure
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