Spiders are really interesting creatures with unique adaptations. This spider unit includes is great for Halloween science and has 7 resources at a 20% discount when purchased here in this bundle. Together the unit includes lesson plans, nonfiction passages, close reading activities, interactive notebook flaps and folds, response pages, center activities, a SMARTboard activity, slide shows and graphic organizers. This resource is appropriate for 3rd-6th grade. Aligns with NGSS and CCSS Reading Informational Text Standards.
Students love these interesting informational text passages on spiders.
4-LS1-1. Construct an argument that plants and animals have internal and external structures that function to support
survival, growth, behavior, and reproduction.
4-LS1-2. Use a model to describe that animals receive different types of information through their senses, process the
information in their brain, and respond to the information in different ways.
3-LS3-2. Use evidence to support the explanation that traits can be influenced by the environment.
3-LS4-2. Use evidence to construct an explanation for how the variations in characteristics among individuals of the same
species may provide advantages in surviving, finding mates, and reproducing
5-LS2-1. Develop a model to describe the movement of matter among plants, animals, decomposers, and the environment.
The following reading skills and concepts are addressed:
Main Idea and Supporting Details
Author's Claim's and Supporting Evidence
Credibility of Author
Reading Back in The Text (Text Dependent Comprehension Questions)
Connecting and Relating to The Text
Comparing and Contrasting two articles
Refer to Details in a Text
Two or More Main Ideas
Integrate Information From Two Texts on the Topic
Reasons that support the Author's Point
The Following Science Topics are Addressed:
Arguing From Evidence
Spiders Compared to Insects
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