This is a great resource to use that covers many common core standards! It can be used during literacy centers, writing centers, small groups, or during a whole class lesson. Included inside you will find step by step directions for both the teacher and student as to how to complete this fun and rigorous assignment.
Read spider books that you have in your classroom. Online research will certainly work as well.
Practice note taking with interesting spider facts they find.
Sort transition words to find the ones that will work best for their writing.
Write an organized informational paragraph about spiders.
Have a peer help them to edit and revise their writing.
I hope you enjoy this product! Be sure to check out my informational writing center lesson as well. This product follows a similar format, however, it can be used with any informational topic!