Ch 9: Worm Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

Enhance your curriculum and lessons that focus on worms by utilizing this chapter's teacher resources. Take advantage of lesson plans and other learning materials that strengthen your instructional methods and enable you to deepen your students' knowledge of these unique animals.

Worm Lesson Plans - Chapter Summary

If you are looking for teacher resources that can help you develop or improve your curriculum and create quality lessons, you've reached the right place. This chapter offers access to lesson plans that provide instructional guidance, activity ideas, homework suggestions and more as you aim to educate students on worms. Among the topics covered in this chapter are:

  • Mealworm basics
  • Life cycle of mealworms
  • Earthworms

Select the lesson plans you feel can improve your worm curriculum, units and lessons. Also, enjoy access to additional resources like companion lessons and quizzes you can share with students to deepen their knowledge.

How It Helps

  • Includes learning objectives: Shares actions students should be able to take after completing lessons you've developed using this chapter's lesson plans on worms.
  • Suggests class or homework assignments: Provides suggestions for assignments you can give in class or as homework that incorporate learning materials featured in this chapter.
  • Provides activities or games: Includes ideas for activities or games that can encourage your students to participate during your lessons on worms.

How It Works

This helpful resource offers teachers lesson plan outlines with relevant tools to make planning worm lessons easy.

  • Find lesson plans for specific worm topics you want to cover in class.
  • Formulate your worm class outline using the suggested classroom tools offered in the lesson plans.
  • Share the related worm lessons for each lesson plan with students in class to make learning fun and engaging.
  • Use related lesson quizzes to ensure your students understand the most important worm concepts from the lessons.
  • Engage your students with relevant worm-related activities, discussion questions or other materials found in the lesson plan outline.

8 Lessons in Chapter 9: Worm Lesson Plans
Mealworms Lesson Plan for Elementary School

1. Mealworms Lesson Plan for Elementary School

Use this lesson plan to help your students learn about mealworms. Students will read a text lesson, create a graphic organizer, discuss the life cycle of the darkling beetle, and write a creative story about the life of a mealworm.

Mealworms Lesson for Kids: Facts & Life Cycle

2. Mealworms Lesson for Kids: Facts & Life Cycle

Have you ever wondered what a baby beetle looks like? It actually does not look anything like a beetle in its baby stage. It looks just like a worm! In this lesson you will learn about mealworms, how they live, and how they grow to become a beetle.

Earthworm Lesson Plan for Elementary School

3. Earthworm Lesson Plan for Elementary School

Use this lesson plan to help you teach your students about the earthworm. Students will read a text lesson that tells all about these creatures, ask and answer questions, play a fun game, then apply understanding to an activity.

Earthworm Lesson Plan

4. Earthworm Lesson Plan

Delve into the interesting world of earthworms with your students. Introduce them to scientific terminology and different aspects of these unique decomposers through a trivia game.

Earthworm: Anatomy & Reproduction

5. Earthworm: Anatomy & Reproduction

In this lesson we'll be learning about earthworms. Although these small animals might seem gross, they are actually incredibly important for our ecosystems and have a unique anatomy to help them do their job.

Worm Farm Lesson Farm

6. Worm Farm Lesson Farm

With this lesson plan, your students are going to make and maintain worm farms. They will record data on these farms over an extended period and analyze it to learn about worm behavior and role in the environment.

Worm Composting for Elementary School Lesson Plan

7. Worm Composting for Elementary School Lesson Plan

Ewwwww, worms! Worms are far from merely slimy and dirty, they are quite useful. In this lesson, designed for 5th graders but certainly appropriate for younger students, students will learn what worms do and observe a worm compost themselves.

Worm Composting Lesson Plan

8. Worm Composting Lesson Plan

Teach your students the benefits of composting and create your own classroom worm composting bin with help from this lesson plan. Students will be involved from start to finish with collecting materials as well as building and maintaining the bin.

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