Spiders: A Creepy Crawly Extravaganza

Spiders: A Creepy Crawly Extravaganza
Spiders: A Creepy Crawly Extravaganza
Spiders: A Creepy Crawly Extravaganza
Spiders: A Creepy Crawly Extravaganza
Spiders: A Creepy Crawly Extravaganza
Spiders: A Creepy Crawly Extravaganza
Spiders: A Creepy Crawly Extravaganza
Spiders: A Creepy Crawly Extravaganza
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  1. This bundle includes my three favorite fall units!!! It's time for pumpkins, spiders, and bats!! I just love theme teaching!!! Spiders: A Creepy Crawly ExtravaganzaThis spider extravaganza is full of Creepy Crawly FUN! It was created using the common core ELA standards and includes everything you ne
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This spider extravaganza is full of Creepy Crawly FUN! It was created using the common core ELA standards and includes everything you need to engage your students in a hands on learning experience. I have included literacy, math, science, and art connections. Inside you will find guided reading packets (Spiders by Gail Gibbons and Diary of a Spider by Doreen Cronin), reading response sheets, seasonal interactive notebook pages aligned to the common core and specific to informational texts about spiders, informative writing, science activities (structures and functions, life cycles, habitats), spider math, a spider glyph, spider table headers, and so much more!!

Included in this unit:

  • Book Suggestions
  • Science Lesson Plans
  • Spiders Can/Have/Are/Need
  • KWL
  • Spider Hats
  • Spider Observation Sheet
  • Structures and Functions
  • Life cycle writing activities and craft
  • Web activity
  • Web hunt recording sheet
  • Reading Lesson Plans
  • SQ3R Reading Response Sheet
  • Main Idea/Details
  • Fact/Opinion Response Sheet
  • Fact/Fiction Response Sheet
  • Diary of a Spider by Doreen Cronin Comprehension Guide (predictions, vocabulary, syllables, compound words, shades of meaning, comprehension questions, writing activity)
  • Spiders by Gail Gibbons comprehension Guide (questions to guide reading, vocabulary, classifying words, syllables, shades of meaning, irregular plural nouns, expanding sentences, comprehension questions, text-to-text connection)
  • Alliteration
  • Interactive reading notebook supplement to your existing response journals, interactive notebooks, science journals, etc. The first three reading informational standards are addressed. {.1,.2, .3}
  • Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives
  • Story Map
  • Visual Images
  • Informative/Explanatory Writing Activities (Web, graphic organizer, four square organizer, draw and write)
  • Spider Report
  • Math Activities (color by number, adding 10 on the number grid, find the missing number on the number grid, spider math word problems)
  • Spider Glyph (Patterns, examples, graph, graph questions)
  • Spider Table Headers and Desk tags{editable}

I really enjoy science and I LOVE teaching reading!! I think it is especially fun to incorporate science content into my daily reading plans while still teaching reading skills, strategies, and the common core standards! My students get so excited when I introduce a new theme. It REALLY gets them excited about learning! Before introducing the theme, I always play 20 guesses or put a representation of the theme in a mystery bag. Of course, for this spider unit I will have a REAL spider!!!

Check out ALL of my Extravaganza Units!!!

Fall Units

Apples & Johnny Appleseed: A Juicy Extravaganza

Bats: A Literacy Extravaganza

Spiders: A Creepy Crawly Extravaganza

Pumpkins: A Literacy and Math Extravaganza

Thanksgiving Extravaganza

Winter Units

Christmas Extravaganza

Holiday Extravaganza

Arctic Animals Extravaganza

Snow a Wintry Extravaganza

Penguin Extravaganza

Polar Bears Reading Extravaganza

Valentine Extravaganza

Spring Units

Wonderful Worms

Plants: A Sprouting Extravaganza

Insects Extravaganza

Chicks Extravaganza

Weather Extravaganza

Rainforest Extravaganza

Earth Day Extravaganza

Total Pages
97 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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