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Observation Of The Book 'The Hungry Caterpillar'

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Observation 8: Science Science is something that is not too much a part of the curriculum for this preschool classroom. I happened to be observing while they are watching caterpillars turn into butterflies. The first thing the teachers do is to explain the life cycle of a caterpillar turning into a butterfly, and then they read the book The Hungry Caterpillar. This book has vivid illustrations and really breaks down the life cycle of a butterfly. Students are asked questions and as questions along the way to ensure they understand the text and to clarify anything that they do not understand. Once the book is over, students are asked if they have any questions. Some do, but the main question was “Can we see the caterpillars now!” The teacher
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