- By Anne F. Rockwell Steve Jenkins

Bugs Are Insects

  • Title: Bugs Are Insects
  • Author: Anne F. Rockwell Steve Jenkins
  • ISBN: 9780060285685
  • Page: 189
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Bugs Are Insects Is a ladybug really a bug Is a honeybee an insect How about a spider How do you know Find out how you can tell if a beautiful butterfly or a crawling centipede is actually an insect or something else

    Is a ladybug really a bug Is a honeybee an insect How about a spider How do you know Find out how you can tell if a beautiful butterfly or a crawling centipede is actually an insect or something else Discover a hidden world of tiny creatures building their homes, stalking their prey, and hiding from their enemies right in your own backyard.

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    1. Summary: This nonfiction picture book is all about insects. It describes that characteristics that define an insect and provides a multitude of examples. It also distinguishes the difference between and insect and a bug (very interest and something that I didn't know). Not only does this book list plenty of examples of insects, it also provides example of creatures that are not insects. Overall, it is a really informative and educational book.Uses: read aloud in grades 2nd-4th; use to introduce [...]

    2. This is part of an excellent science series Let's-Read-and-Find-Out published Harper-Collins Publishers for children with subjects ranging from The Human Body to Space. The illustrations are large and colorful and the text does not talk down to the little ones with ample information about each subject. The parent or reader can choose to overlook some details to tailor the reading to their child.

    3. This book makes it clear what the difference is between bugs, insects, arachnids, and beetles. I had no idea that "bugs" were really a category; I thought it was just a slang term for all kinds of creepy-crawlies. Not so! True bugs are an order of insects with traits all their own. The pictures in this book are well-done, with the parts of the insects clearly drawn. Targeted to ages 3-6.

    4. Very educational book on insects I think children would really like this book especially those interested in insects. There were even things I did not know that I learned about.

    5. Gives great detail on the difference between bugs and insects. This book also teaches students the different parts of an insect!

    6. Summary: This book is all about insects. It provides many examples of insects and discussing the characteristics that all insects have. Evaluation: I enjoyed reading this book and would recommend it to read with elementary students. It was very descriptive and had good pictures.Teaching: I could use this book when teaching science and specifically about insects. Reading this book with students while stopping to discuss certain parts would be a greta way to discuss different types of insects. Per [...]

    7. Bugs are Insects is a great non-fiction book for young and older children. It is both simple enough that three and four-year-olds can listen to the words and not get totally lost and interesting enough that adults can learn something from it!In Bugs are Insects, the author defines bug as the true definition of bug. It bothered me a little bit that she didn't also explain that bug is colloquially used to refer to all insects and many other creepy-crawlies. Even if a word usage is not scientifical [...]

    8. Content: Animals/BugsGrade: Pre-KThis book is perfect for the students in your classroom who are interested in nature, and especially insects! It's very informative and descriptive. Not only will you tell you about the details of an insect, but it also includes mathematic counting skills in there as well. For example, an insect has 3 body parts and 6 legs, can you count the ladybug and see if it is an insect or a bug?

    9. This is a science picture book about different kinds of insects and their characteristics. Targeted for the preschool-kindergarten age, it introduces basic concepts to differentiate insects, bugs, arachnids, and other kinds of creatures. The artwork is unusual for a science book in that it is collage art rather than drawings or photographs; but it is colorful and interesting, a nice (but non-essential) addition to any bug-loving child's library.

    10. This is a very good "Science" book for smaller children. My almost 3 year old granddaughter sat oh my lap and we read this together. It wasn't so boring that she lost interest in it and it had some key important factors that even young children could understand without it being REALLY BASIC. Lots of illustrations of various insects and bugs and tells what the difference is in them.

    11. This book can also be used for science and language arts. The students can learn about the different types of bugs for science. For language arts, the students can learn about what a non-fiction book consists of. It is a very details book. It has detailed descriptions that the students thought were disgusting, but it had captions to help determine what it is.

    12. Genre: Picture book/informational Topic/Theme: Science, animals, vocabulary, natureGrade Level: K-3Classroom Use: Read aloud, independent reading, guided readingComments: Great for integration with science lesson or to introduce higher level vocabulary.

    13. This book is excellent for Prek classrooms. This book has great pictures and basic words for children to understand. This book can get children involved in science. This book is easy to read also because the pictures are easy to understand.

    14. Bugs and insects are diffretsects have six legs,external skeletons,and thay bodys have three parts.bugs dont have three body parts and thay dont have six legs and thay have a triangel haeds there and moth is like a beak bugs,and insects are differt thats that

    15. For kindergarten children, I would use this book in the classroom for science to describe to children the different insects that surround us. In addition, the characteristics of differnt insects.

    16. Not my favorite. The type of illustrations was a little messy and I did not think it did a good job of discussing insects.

    17. A basic discussion of various types of bugs and their distinguishing features with a level of detail appropriate to preschool aged children.

    18. This is a picture book that helps kids learn about insects. They can learn what are insects and what makes them insects. It is easy to read and informative.

    19. I like this books because it tells about how some bugs we know are not really insects. I could use this to introduce my insect unit.

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