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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

are nano particles real
Missy Reply
Hello, if I study Physics teacher in bachelor, can I study Nanotechnology in master?
Lale Reply
no can't
where we get a research paper on Nano chemistry....?
Maira Reply
nanopartical of organic/inorganic / physical chemistry , pdf / thesis / review
what are the products of Nano chemistry?
Maira Reply
There are lots of products of nano chemistry... Like nano coatings.....carbon fiber.. And lots of others..
Even nanotechnology is pretty much all about chemistry... Its the chemistry on quantum or atomic level
no nanotechnology is also a part of physics and maths it requires angle formulas and some pressure regarding concepts
Preparation and Applications of Nanomaterial for Drug Delivery
Hafiz Reply
Application of nanotechnology in medicine
has a lot of application modern world
what is variations in raman spectra for nanomaterials
Jyoti Reply
ya I also want to know the raman spectra
I only see partial conversation and what's the question here!
Crow Reply
what about nanotechnology for water purification
RAW Reply
please someone correct me if I'm wrong but I think one can use nanoparticles, specially silver nanoparticles for water treatment.
yes that's correct
I think
Nasa has use it in the 60's, copper as water purification in the moon travel.
nanocopper obvius
what is the stm
Brian Reply
is there industrial application of fullrenes. What is the method to prepare fullrene on large scale.?
industrial application...? mmm I think on the medical side as drug carrier, but you should go deeper on your research, I may be wrong
How we are making nano material?
what is a peer
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
What is STMs full form?
scanning tunneling microscope
how nano science is used for hydrophobicity
Do u think that Graphene and Fullrene fiber can be used to make Air Plane body structure the lightest and strongest. Rafiq
what is differents between GO and RGO?
what is simplest way to understand the applications of nano robots used to detect the cancer affected cell of human body.? How this robot is carried to required site of body cell.? what will be the carrier material and how can be detected that correct delivery of drug is done Rafiq
analytical skills graphene is prepared to kill any type viruses .
Any one who tell me about Preparation and application of Nanomaterial for drug Delivery
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 .?
how did you get the value of 2000N.What calculations are needed to arrive at it
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