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Spiders Literacy Unit for Grades 2-4

Grade Levels
2nd - 4th
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59 pages
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This engaging literacy unit is a great tool for teaching the skills cause and effect and main idea/details. It is loaded with activities for students to practice new skills and review old skills like predicting, sequencing, and parts of speech. It includes Anansi the Spider themed graphic organizers, general organizers, non-fiction articles, and literacy centers. More specifically, it includes:

•Book List

•A Day-to-Day How to Use Guide

•Anansi's Party Time Resources: Cause and Effect Organizer, Main Idea/Detail Organizer, Sequence Activity

•Anansi and the Moss-Covered Rock Resources: Cause and Effect Organizer, Main Idea/Details Organizer, Cause/Effect Puzzles

•Anansi and the Talking Melon Resources: Cause and Effect Organizer, Main Idea/Details Organizer, Sequence Activity

•Anansi Goes Fishing Resources: Cause and Effect Organizer, Main Idea/Details Organizer, Narrative Writing Prompt with writing paper and rubric, Main Idea/Detail Mat Sort

•Ananse's Feast Resources: Cause and Effect Assessment, Main Idea/Details Assessment, Venn Diagram

•General Cause/Effect Spider Organizer, General Main Idea/Detail Spider Organizer, General Spider Summarizing Organizer, General Anansi Character Trait Web

•2 Non-fiction Articles with questions

•Literacy Centers: Synonym/Antonym folder game, Main Idea/Details Sorting Mat, Parts of Speech Sort, Three Different Types of Spider Writing Paper

And did I mention that everything is spider-themed? Thank you for checking this resource it! I am sure you and your students will enjoy it! :) I appreciate you visiting my store.
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