Spiders: Fact & Fiction

Spiders:  Fact & Fiction
Spiders:  Fact & Fiction
Spiders:  Fact & Fiction
Spiders:  Fact & Fiction
Spiders:  Fact & Fiction
Spiders:  Fact & Fiction
Spiders:  Fact & Fiction
Spiders:  Fact & Fiction
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“Spiders: Fact & Fiction” is filled with 91 pages of activities to enhance your balanced literacy program. This unit has connections to these books: Anansi and the Talking Melon (Eric Kimmel), The Spider and the Fly (Tony DiTerlizzi), Diary of a Spider (Doreen Cronin), The Very Busy Spider (Eric Carle), Spiders and Their Webs (Linda Tagliaferro), and Spiders (Gail Gibbons). In addition, the activities are aligned with ELA Common Core standards. Finally, there are interactive anchor charts, writing organizers, and several nonfiction pages devoted to spiders. Please provide feedback as I strive to create high-quality, engaging teaching materials. Thanks!

“Spiders: Fact & Fiction” Includes:
-Anticipation Guide
-KWL Chart Organizer
-Two Word Strategy
-“The Most Important Thing” Template
-Bubble Map Organizer
-“My Schema” Organizer
-Spider Word Organizer
-Anchor Charts (3 informational)
-Anchor Chart (Spider Life Cycle)
-Spider Wonder Wheel
-Spider Survey
-Spider “Facts, Questions, Responses” Organizer
-“See, Think, Wonder” Organizer
-“All About Spiders” Organizer
-Can/Have/Are Organizer
-Venn Diagram (Spiders vs. Insects)
-Spider Word Splash
-Spider Fun Fact
-Spider Research Circle
-“Wolf Spiders” Informational Article
-“Wolf Spiders” Vocabulary Interactive Notebook Page
-“Types of Spiders” Interactive Notebook Page
-“Schema, Questions, Misconceptions” Interactive Notebook Page
-“Thinking/Wondering” Interactive Notebook Page
-“Spider Facts” Interactive Notebook Page
-Spider ABC Order
-Spider Syllables
-“Making Words” Lessons (arachnid, spiderling, tarantula)

Diary of a Spider
-“Dear Diary” Writing Page
-“Cause/Effect” Organizer

The Very Busy Spider
-Sequencing Sticks (Story Characters)
-Visualizing Organizer
-Written Response

The Spider and the Fly
-Letter to Spider
-Letter to Fly
-Making Inferences

Anansi and the Talking Melon
-Predicting Organizer
-Anchor Chart (Retelling)
-Summarizing Organizer
-Making Inferences: Characters
-Bio Poem
-Real vs. Fantasy Organizer
-Synthesis Wheel
-Story Reflection
-Making Inferences: Events
-Key Details Organizer
-Problem & Solution Organizer
-Retelling Organizer
-Visualizing Organizer
-Text Connections
-Opinion Writing
-Story Elements Organizer
-Story Lesson
-Written Response
-Main Character (See/Feel/Think/Do) Organizer
-I Wonder Organizer
-Author’s Purpose/Text Evidence
-“Dear Anansi” Letter Writing
-Ask and Answer Questions Organizer
-Evaluating the Story
-Story Spinner

Writing Templates
-“How to Scare a Spider” (How-To Writing)
-“How Spiders Catch Their Prey” (How-To Writing)
-“I Think Spiders Are” (Opinion Writing)
-“Spiders or Bats” (Opinion Writing)
-“Spiders are Helpful/Harmful” (Opinion Writing)
-“Would You Like a Pet Spider?” (Written Response)
-“If I Were a Spider”
-Spider Sentences
-Blank Spider Writing Templates
-3 Spider Mixed-up Sentences

Total Pages
101 pages
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