Let's Take a Closer Look: Spiders (A K-2 Close Reading Unit)

Let's Take a Closer Look: Spiders (A K-2 Close Reading Unit)
Let's Take a Closer Look: Spiders (A K-2 Close Reading Unit)
Let's Take a Closer Look: Spiders (A K-2 Close Reading Unit)
Let's Take a Closer Look: Spiders (A K-2 Close Reading Unit)
Let's Take a Closer Look: Spiders (A K-2 Close Reading Unit)
Let's Take a Closer Look: Spiders (A K-2 Close Reading Unit)
Let's Take a Closer Look: Spiders (A K-2 Close Reading Unit)
Let's Take a Closer Look: Spiders (A K-2 Close Reading Unit)
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In this packet you will find:

-a “Read Aloud” explaining “close reading” in a way for children to understand the goal/learning target for close reading
-7 different topics on spiders reading passages (including 3 levels of each passage, so that is 21 passages in all); Topics: Arachnids, Spiders, Spider body Parts, Eye of the Spider, Spider the Hunter, Daddy Longlegs, & Spider Antics.
- “chit chat” type worksheets for the above listed topics (7 in each reading level for a total of 21)
-Spider circle map (color and black and white)
- journal for recording facts and observations
-Let’s Label a Spider Life Cycle (color and black and white)
-7 Spider “can, have, are” charts (color and black and white)
-real vs make believe Venn diagram
- 4 Spider vs. …….. Venn diagrams
-21 vocabulary word posters/anchor chart (full page) for the most important of the vocabulary words
-Picture, word, definition pocket chart matching activity with response sheet
-vocabulary research cards and response sheet
-vocabulary words cards for your word wall or pocket chart (word and picture)
-Discussion starter cards for activities like “Think, Pair, Share”
-“Spider Research”- In this section, I have included 12 cards for the children to pick one and corresponding fact page about the spider on the card for many different spiders for your little learners to “research” and write about
-“Spider Research”-In this section, I have included cards for the children to pick one and corresponding fact page about the spider on the card for 38 different spiders for your more advanced learners to “research” and write about
-research fact pages to record their findings on
-20 “Spider picture” writing prompts to spur your students into writing about what they see in the picture and explain key facts that they would have found in their reading
-ABC order activity for the vocabulary- cards and response sheet
-Unscrambling and defining the vocabulary activity- cards and response sheet
-counting syllables in the vocabulary words pocket chart activity and response sheet
-True or false pocket chart activity
-Teeny Tiny vocabulary (“I spy”) sheets and response sheet (vocabulary center activity)
- “Write the Room” center time activity and response sheet

What a fun way to embed science into your reading curriculum! This unit will introduce your children to nonfiction “close reading” with an awesome high interest topic like spiders!
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