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Spiders- A Unit of Research, Reading and Writing

Spiders- A Unit of Research, Reading and Writing
Spiders- A Unit of Research, Reading and Writing
Spiders- A Unit of Research, Reading and Writing
Spiders- A Unit of Research, Reading and Writing
Spiders- A Unit of Research, Reading and Writing
Spiders- A Unit of Research, Reading and Writing
Spiders- A Unit of Research, Reading and Writing
Spiders- A Unit of Research, Reading and Writing
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This creepy, crawly spider unit integrates science, research, reading, comprehension and writing into one engaging unit about spiders. Correlated to the CCSS, but fits other standards too.

Reading activities include:
Reader’s Theaters (RI.1.10, RI.2.10)
Bibliography of easy informational books about spiders (RI.1.10, RI.2.10)
Genre study of Expository Texts (SL.1.2)
Nonfiction features exploration (RI.1.5, RI.1.6, RI.2.5, RI.2.7)
R.A.N. Chart (Reading and Analyzing Nonfiction) (W.1.7, SL.1.1, W.2.7, SL.2.1, SL.2.2)
Compare/Contrast Spiders and Insects (RI.2.9)
Spider Research-Reading for new information (RI.1.1, RI.1.4, RI.2.1, RI.2.2)

Writing activities include:
Interactive Writing (L.1.1, L.1.2, L.2.1, L.2.2)
Writers’ Workshop – Writing questions and answer books about spiders (W.1.2, W.1.5, L.1.1, L.1.2, W.2.2, W.2.5., L.2.1, L.2.2)
Opinion Writing – Would you kill a spider? (W.1.1, W.2.1)

Includes:
Pages 1-2 Title page and copyright information
Pages 3-4 Teaching Nonfiction Text Features
Pages 5-6 Sample Anchor Chart of Nonfiction Text Features
Page 7 Text Feature Scavenger Hunt
Pages 8-9 Starting the Research
Page 10 Tips That Make the Research Time Work
Pages 11 Spiders Bibliography
Page 12 Opinion Writing Question & Support
Page 13 Opinion Writing Prewrite
Pages 14-15 Opinion Writing Final Copy
Page 16-17 Sample R.A.N. Charts
Pages 18-27 R.AN. Chart Headings
Pages 28-29 Interactive Writing Idea #1 Spider Drawing, Labels and Captions
Page 30 Interactive Writing Idea #2 Spider Facts
Page 31 Interactive Writing Idea #3 Spider/Insect Venn Diagram
Page 32 Spiders/Insects Venn Diagram for student use or doc camera
Page 33 Spider Drawing
Pages 34-40 Student Research Notebook about Spiders.
Page 41 Expository Text as a Genre Information
Pages 42-43 Questions for Discussion with Expository Texts
Pages 44-45 Readers’ Theater Information & Tips
Pages 46-45 A Spider is NOT an Insect Readers’ Theater
Pages 49-50 Spider Appetites Readers’ Theater
Page 51 The Itsy Bitsy Spider Readers’ Theater
Pages 52-53 Writers’ Workshop Information
Page 54 Parent Publishing Instructions
Page 55 Writing Process
Page 56 Spiders Story Planning Map
Page 57 Question and Answer Draft Writing Paper
Page 58 Bibliography of Teacher Resources
Page 59 Credits


Integrate math too with my Spiders - CGI Math Word Problems. This download features word problems about spiders in all 14 problem types for Cognitively Guided Instruction (CGI). Perfect for grades K-2 since you choose the actual numbers for each problem according to your students’ needs. Also correlated to the CCSS, but perfect for meeting other standards involving problem solving.

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Total Pages
59 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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