Crickets Are Consumers
Students study crickets as an example of consumers. They examine the structure of crickets, consider their life cycle, and determine what they eat. Students recognize that consumers can be classiﬁed as herbivores, carnivores, or omnivores according to their diets.
Learn by Reading
For additional content-area reading, check out the Houghton Mifflin Science eBook: Grade 4, Unit B, page 24.