Spiders is a short mini reading and science comprehensive unit with a math component in which students will learn many interesting and noteworthy facts about spiders. How are spiders different than insects? What is an orb web? Are all spiders poisonous? How does the spider not get stuck in her own web?
First, the students read a short passage about spiders. Then they answer several questions about the reading based on Bloom's Taxonomy, or they do an activity related to the reading passage. Activities include dictionary work, spider math problems, labeling the parts of a spider, and completing a spider web. A spider graph is included for analyzing.
One of my satisfied buyers who used this spider unit in her classroom said,
“As many of my students struggle with reading, I love these short mini reading lessons as they give my students the opportunity to read a passage and succeed. This one is interesting and well written with more than just question and answer. Thank you.”
This mini unit is appropriate for grades 3-5 and will take about five days to complete. Answers are included for five of the questions.
Also available are crossword puzzles and word searches that correlate with this unit.
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