Insects and Spiders: Little Miss Muffet Learns About Spiders Guided Reading Book

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PreK - 1st
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How are spiders and insects alike? Why is the spider not considered an insect?

Little Miss Muffet has learned exactly how spiders and insects are different, and your students will too! Using the familiar Mother Goose rhyme, students will read and discover important scientific facts about how insects are different from spiders. They will be on their way to becoming an entomologist and an arachnologist. This printable guided reading book and PowerPoint Show will help students learn to read too. They will be able to recite a fun rhyming text while tracking each word.

This resource includes a printable guided reading book and a PowerPoint Show to use on a computer screen, TV, or interactive whiteboard. The book includes beautiful full-color illustrations by award-winning author and illustrator, Dawn Stephens.

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24 pages
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.
Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when encountering an unknown term important to comprehension or expression.
Use materials to design a solution to a human problem by mimicking how plants and/or animals use their external parts to help them survive, grow, and meet their needs. Examples of human problems that can be solved by mimicking plant or animal solutions could include designing clothing or equipment to protect bicyclists by mimicking turtle shells, acorn shells, and animal scales; stabilizing structures by mimicking animal tails and roots on plants; keeping out intruders by mimicking thorns on branches and animal quills; and, detecting intruders by mimicking eyes and ears.
Make observations of plants and animals to compare the diversity of life in different habitats. Emphasis is on the diversity of living things in each of a variety of different habitats. Assessment does not include specific animal and plant names in specific habitats.


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