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Literacy activities to supplement Second Grade HMH Journeys Reading Series story "Diary of a Spider". Includes:
This activity is a great exercise in combining sounds and creating
words! Perfect solution for a productive independent or
cooperative work and is also a super Literacy Center Activity.
Spider themed clip art,
Noun Search Sheet Students able to Categorize nouns into: People, Places, Animals, Things. Use while reading or listening to read aloud
Flip for Nouns
Create flap page for nouns; person, animal ,place , and things
Words are provided for student to cut sort and glue under
Cause Poster-Definition to hang in classroom, spider theme
Effect Poster-Definition to hang in classroom, spider theme
Cause/Effect Graphic Organizer Spider Theme-
Teacher can provide the cause and students fill in the effect
Or cut, categorize and paste the cause and effects.
Spider themed clip art
ABC Order Activities for Target and High Frequency Words
(color and black/white)
-Vocabulary Maps- Differentiated for 3 levels:
Below Level- The learner will concentrate on ABC order and finding the word in the glossary as well as syllable count.
On Level-Each of the 8 target vocabulary words are placed on the maps. Students provide the number of syllables, a synonym, the word meaning, and a picture to illustrate the word.
Above Level - in addition to all the skills asked for on level, these challenge words ask for synonym & antonym as well as sentences.
Syllable Sort- Sort high frequency words for syllable