Product Description

HONEYBEE SERIES EXCERPTS, includes excerpts of all the Honeybee books by Jeanette Vuuren.  This will give teachers, parents and readers a clear idea of the reading level, content and layout of each book in the series.

RESOURCES ALIGNED TO COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS (CCSS) & THE AUSTRALIAN CURRICULUM

The Honeybee Series includes great teaching resources aligned to Common Core Sate Standards & the Australian Curriculum available via my website clevermindseries.com

VOLUMES 1-4 (INFORMATION ABOUT HONEY BEES) VOLUMES 13-16 (FLASH CARDS)

Volumes 1-4, aimed at ages 5-9, include all the basic information about honey bees.  The flash cards in volumes 13-16 are related to volumes 1-4 and include large pictures with headings and labels.

First read volumes 1-4 to get a clear understanding of the facts about honey bees, then use the flash cards in volume 13-16 as a quick reference for class discussions, projects and activities.

VOLUMES 1-16 – WORD LISTS, BRIEF SUMMARY & CONCEPTS

Honeybee Series Excerpts includes the content list, a few examples as well as the word lists for each book in the series.

Find below the word lists, as well as a brief summary with the specific concepts covered in each volume;

HONEYBEE’S FAMILY & HOME – VOLUME 1 & VOLUME 13 (FLASH CARDS);

WORD LIST;

hive, comb, colony, hexagonal cells, tree, tree trunk, wooden box, hollow places, gender, male, female, pollination, transfer, forage, queen bee, drone bee, worker bee, communication, round dance, waggle dance, honeycomb, pheromones, antennae, flowers, receptors, pollen, nectar, honey, royal jelly, beebread, egg, larva, nymph, pupa, brood, adult bee

SUMMARY & CONCEPTS:

Facts about honeybees’ family, home, gender, food, communication

HONEYBEE’S LIFE CYCLE – VOLUME 2 & VOLUME 14 (FLASH CARDS);

WORD LIST;

queen bee, drone bee, worker bee, brood, life cycle, egg, hatch, larva, eat, pollen, nectar, beebread, shed, nymph, big, turn, vertically, cell, stop, eating, pupa, sleep, changes, grow, wings, eyes, legs, adult bee, chew, emerge, grow, mature, develop

SUMMARY & CONCEPTS:

Facts about the life cycle of honeybees, headings, diagrams, labels

HONEYBEE’S BODY PARTS – VOLUME 3 & VOLUME 15 (FLASH CARDS);

WORD LISTS;

classification, invertebrate, insect, exoskeleton, insect, head, thorax, abdomen, antennae, tongue, proboscis, jaws, mandibles, compound eyes, simple eyes, ocelli, ocellus, wings, legs, pollen baskets, extra stomach, regular stomach, honey sac, stinger, wax glands, spiracles, queen bee, drone bee, worker bee, bees, dark, light, short distance, movement, large area, fine sensory hair, feel, touch, smell, cut, hold, bite, chew, strong, one, two, three, four, five, six, nine, front, hind, long, short, big, small, fly, dry, thin, resin, attached, forage, digest, store, pollen, nectar, honey, build, repair, excrete, sharp, barb, poison, tear off, tough skin, die

SUMMARY & CONCEPTS:

Facts about the body parts of an adult bee, classification of bees

HONEYBEE’S CHORES – VOLUME 4 & VOLUME 16 (FLASH CARDS)

WORD LISTS;

cleaners, nurse bees, servants, collectors, fanners, wax producers, guards, undertakers, field bees, pollination, transfer, cells, feed, queen, drone bees, worker bees, pollen, nectar, beebread, royal jelly, dead, build, forage, propolis, resin

SUMMARY & CONCEPTS:

Facts about the purpose of each bee in the hive and the many chores of worker bees

HONEYBEE’S POEM – VOLUME 5 – ages 6-9

WORD LISTS;

queen bee, drone bee, worker bee, hive, comb, brood, egg, larva, nymph, pupa, adult bee, invertebrates, insect, head, thorax, abdomen, antennae, tongues, compound eyes, simple eyes, ocelli, jaws, mandibles, pollen baskets, six legs, stinger, wax glands, communication, dance, chores, clean, feed, cool, make pollen & nectar, excrete wax, make royal jelly & honey.

SUMMARY & CONCEPTS:

A poem that includes facts about honey bees covered in volumes 1-4, rhyming words

HONEYBEE’S COUNTING BOOK – VOLUME 6 – ages 3-6

WORD LISTS;

queen bee, drone bee, worker bee, hive, comb, cells, eggs, larva, nymph, pupa, adult bee, flower, head, thorax, abdomen, antennae, tongue, compound eyes, simple eyes, jaws, pollen baskets, six legs, stinger, wings, ocelli, mandibles, one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten,

one-sun, two-chew, three- see, four-chore, five-hive, six-sticks, seven-abdomen, eight-vertebrate, nine-spine, ten-again

SUMMARY & CONCEPTS:

number name & symbols, counting 1-10, honey bee terminology focusing on their body parts & life cycle, silly rhyme with facts about bees covered in volumes 1-4, rhyming words

HONEYBEE READS TIME – VOLUME 7 – ages 3-5

WORD LISTS;

queen bee, drone bee, worker be, egg, larva, nymph, pupa, adult bee, cocoon, royal jelly, honey, pollen, nectar, eat, spin, sleep, hatch, fly, asks, says, shouts, little, yes, no, not yet, Is it time, what is the time, one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten, eleven, twelve, o’  clock.

SUMMARY & CONCEPTS:

Analogue time in hours, number names & symbols 1-12, different kinds of bees, life cycle of bees, reading time on analogue clocks (one o’ clock to twelve o’ clock)

BIZZY THE HARDWORKING BEE – VOLUME 8 – ages 3-6

WORD LISTS;

clean, feed, collect, fan, produce, guard, find, cleaners, nurse bees, servants, collectors, fanners, wax producers, guards, undertakers, field bees, pollination, cells, feed, queen, pollen, nectar, build and repair, hive, dead, forage, Bizzy

SUMMARY & CONCEPTS:

Bizzy Bee is a female worker bee & gives information about her different weekly chores, chores on calendar, weekdays, present tense, past tense sentences, colors, story

HONEYBEE’S ALBUM – VOLUME 9 – ages 5-8

WORD LISTS;

queen bee, drone bee, worker bee, egg, larva, nymph, pupa, adult bee, head, thorax, abdomen, antennae, tongues, compound eyes, simple eyes, ocelli, jaws, mandibles, pollen baskets, six, legs, stinger, wax glands, abdomen, one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten, eleven, twelve, thirteen, fourteen, fifteen, sixteen, seventeen, eighteen, nineteen, twenty, mother, father, sisters, brothers, I, me, we, this, out, shout, chew, do, free, bee, look, lay

SUMMARY & CONCEPTS:

number names & symbols, counting 1-20, different kinds of bees in the hive, life cycle, body parts of an adult bee, story with facts, diagram, flash cards with labels

HONEYBEE’S RECIPE BOOK – VOLUME 10 – ages 6-9

WORD LISTS;

nurse bee, pollen, nectar, enzymes, glands, head, produce, larvae, nutrients, protein, sugars, vitamins, lipids, hormones, royal jelly, queen bee, extra stomach, house bees, suck out, tongues, store, cells, chew, fan, cap, recipe, honey crackles, ingredients, butter, sugar, honey, corn flakes, procedure, optional, prepare, instructions, separate, place, spoon, sprinkle, cool, portions, fridge, enjoy

SUMMARY & CONCEPTS:

How bees make honey, how bees make royal jelly, recipe for honey crackle as procedure text, extra explanations of words such as ingredients, optional, enzymes, etc.

HONEYBEE’S DICTIONARY 1 & 2 – VOLUME 11 & VOLUME 12

WORD LISTS;

abdomen, adult bee, antenna, antennae, anther, apiary, bee, beebread, bee-keeper, brood, cell, chores, classification, cocoon, colony, comb, communication, compound eyes, dance, drone, egg, exoskeleton, female, field workers, flowers, food, forage, gender, guards, head, hexagonal cells, hive, honey, honey sac, insect, invertebrate, jaws, jelly, jobs, bee-keeper, kilometers, larva, larvae, legs, life cycle, male, mandibles, man-made, metamorphosis, nectar, nymph, ocelli, ocellus, pheromones, pollen, pollen baskets, pollination, proboscis, propolis, pupa, pupae, queen, royal jelly, simple eyes, spiracles, stamen, stinger, stomach, swarming, thorax, tongue, undertakers, vertebrates, violet, wax, wings, worker bees, thorax, yellow, yummy (dictionary 1), buzz

SUMMARY & CONCEPTS:

DICTIONARY 1 VOLUME 11 – ages 3-7

Honey bee terminology and short descriptions from A-Z, alphabet on each page, alphabetical order, dictionary work, segmenting and blending of sounds

DICTIONARY 2 VOLUME 12 – ages 8-11

Honey bee terminology and detailed descriptions from A-Z, alphabet on each page, alphabetical order, dictionary work, etc.