The Amazing Bug Trap - Wushka New Zealand Cloud-based Levelled Reading Program

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Reading level
  • Reading Level: Purple (Levels 19-20)
School Reader Description

Mr Harris's cabbages are being eaten by earwigs. How will Maria and Tom help him catch the earwigs?

After you have completed the School Reader

To catch the earwigs that are eating the cabbages, Maria and Tom invent a bug trap that uses light sticks. What other natural ways could they have tried to catch the earwigs? Use library books or the Internet to do your research. Write a short report about what you found.

Support Materials

Blackline Master


Lesson Plan


Printable Reader


Printable Reader (Wordless)


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