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Spiders A Writing Project Resource Kit

Spiders A Writing Project Resource Kit
Spiders A Writing Project Resource Kit
Spiders A Writing Project Resource Kit
Spiders A Writing Project Resource Kit
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1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
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This kit was created to be used by teachers in grades K-5. The materials were designed to make modifications easy within your classroom.

I had a blast focusing on spiders with my class during writing. Their level of enthusiasm made for an entire week of on task learning. We began by writing things that we "knew" about spiders on Post-It notes and placed them under the title, "My Schema." I read several non-fiction books and discussed the elements (glossary, index, table of contents, photos, captions, etc). We discussed main idea and detail. Throughout the week we added Post-Its to the "New Learning" category and moves some of our schema over to misconceptions.

Armed with an abundance of newfound arachnid knowledge the students filled in their own charts completing the prompts: spiders can..., spiders are..., and spiders have...

We used the charts to complete the top-down writing web and then wrote the draft.

After editing with the teacher, the students wrote their final copies. I always try to culminate our writing projects with a simple art project. We created handprint spiders to accent their wonderful
work.

Included in this kit you will find the following spider-themed items:
a 5 detail web to organize writing
a 3 detail web to organize writing
primary-ruled draft paper
intermediate-ruled draft paper
primary-ruled final product paper
intermediate-ruled final product paper
a "Can / Have / Are" graphic organizer
headings for a Schema Tree Map
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Spiders A Writing Project Resource Kit
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Spiders A Writing Project Resource Kit