Chicken Life Cycle Ideas and Printables



This Chicken Life Cycle pack explores the life cycle of chickens by increasing vocabulary as students read and write about chickens.


Record of Learning

• This will be a record of learning as you move through the information about chickens.

• Complete the first page before you start the unit.

• As you progress through the unit complete the pages in order.

• The students may go back and add information as they learn new things



• These posters will enable your students to have access to facts and diagrams.

• They will assist in correct spelling when displayed.

• There are two sets – the second set has information.

• The third set has a life cycle.



• This will give you two books – copy and staple them together and then cut them in half.

• Re-read and place in your class library.


Jigsaw Task

• Print and laminate for long-term use.

• These jigsaws – break-up cards will assist in matching words to pictures to a statement.

• Two spellings for fertiliser/fertilizer


Recording of Learning

• These templates will consolidate and extend knowledge for all students about chickens.

• Please make choices about which tasks are suitable for each student in your grade.


Print and go section

• Interactive Note page,

• Egg life, What do chickens eat? Label parts of a chicken,

• Eggs/Hatchling/Hens can/have/are

• Venn Diagram – chick/hen

• Research and answer facts

• Order the life cycle

• What is an Omnivore?


Informational Report

• The following pages will assist in writing a report.

• Spinner – Color copy and laminate. Add a split pin to attach the arrow. Spin the arrow. When it stops – the student must give some facts about that part of the chicken cycle.

• What I know about chickenschicken planner – with and without lines.

• Information Report Planner – Two spellings for fertiliser/fertilizer


Photo Prompts

• Battery Hens

• Day In the Life of a Chicken

• How many ways can we eat eggs?

• Describe how to crack an egg?

• These can be printed off or shown on your interactive screen as a prompt.



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