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Lesson Overview
  • 45 Minutes
  • 4,5,9
  • K - 4th Grade
  • State Standards:
    NGSS: 2-LS2-2 CCSS: Language Arts/Literacy: RL.1.1,1.RI.7, SL.2.5 Social Sciences: K.11, RI.1.7, 1.12

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Materials List
  • Book
  • Three copies of bee hive
  • Five copies each of blueberry bush, apple tree and flowers
  • Chalk pieces
  • Numerous cotton swab bees
  • Pencils for tallying

Busy Bees

Categories:  Animals ,  Language Arts ,  Literacy Projects

The Beeman is a sweet story of a boy and his grandfather who is a beekeeper. The story teaches students about the amazing and complex life of bees, how they help pollinate plants, and how honey is collected by beekeepers for us to eat.


For instructions, please download our PDF.