This unit is designed to accompany the Book Diary of a Spider by Doreen Cronin. We love to pull out this mini-unit during October as it is a fun and educational way to celebrate Halloween with our friend Spider. This unit can be used anytime of the year during Writer's Workshop to teach ideas, organization, and voice or simply to enhance your language arts curriculum.
In this unit you will find the following materials and activities:
A List of Materials Needed for the Unit
Directions for Setting up Spider’s Classroom Visit
Directions for Creating Spider’s Diary
Spider’s Diary Cover Page
Friendly Letter from Spider Introducing Himself to the Class
Spider’s Ten Diary Entries
Blank Writing Paper Templates
Thank You Note from Spider
Friendly Letter Graphic Organizer
List Graphic Organizer
Diary Entry Graphic Organizer
Spider Web Schema Chart
We have express permission from the author Doreen Cronin to use her book and its characters in this unit. Enjoy!
Remember to visit our blog at: http://dancinginourteachershoes.blogspot.com/