Grades K-2: Intro to Pests Lesson Plan


The Intro to Pests lesson plan introduces students to a wide variety of common pests. Students will learn about basic needs, pest damage, and self-protection measures against certain pests. Some of the activities include playing a game, creating a class book and reading a story about a commonly found pest.


Correlations with National Standards 

National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)

  • History and Nature of Science: Content Standard G: Science as a human endeavor
  • Life Science: Content Standard C: The characteristics of organisms
  • Science as Inquiry: Content Standard A: Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
  • Science in Personal and Social Perspectives: Content Standard F: Types of Resources, Changes in Environments, Science and Technology in Local Challenges
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