Use these 40 PowerPoint slides in this insects and spiders resource to teach, reinforce or assess your students! Easy to read text, plus engaging pictures halp make learning and reinforcing concepts pure fun.
Please note that the PowerPoint is NOT editable. It has been saved in PowerPoint Show to protect the copyright on the artwork. It will also launch immediately into the PowerPoint program to help save you set-up time. The second click on each slide displays the answer to the question in red.
There are a number of ways to use this insects and spiders resource in your classroom.
As a Teaching Tool:
Ask students to search in their text book, alone or in teams, to find the answer to each question. A second click on the slide will show the answer. To introduce a particular concept, such as "arachnid", show only that slide and ask students to find the definition in their book. Then continue with your study of spiders. Come back to the PowerPoint for each new concept.
Divide your class into two teams. Go back and forth, giving each team every other slide. Each team must work together to decide on the answer.
As you click through the slides, as students to write the answer on an answer sheet, then self-check when the slide is clicked a second time.
This resource addresses many state standards for third, fourth and fifth grades, however it also covers the following Next Generation Common Core standards for third and fourth grades:
This resource includes:
40 slides in PowerPoint Show
This resource addresses the following concepts:
characteristics of insects/spiders
body parts (insect/spider)
body part functions
roles in ecosystem
If you would like to see the task cards and teaching materials that go with this resource be sure to check out:
Insects and Spiders Science Task Cards and More
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