This NO-PREP Spider Unit will allow children to learn about non-fiction text features while learning about spiders.
The interactive reader will have children identifying text features and pasting it in the correct text feature spot. The reader is also available without this option. There are two books on each page for easy copying! The book can be used to create a spider writing- everything you need is included.
♦14 page interactive reader, Spiders, with text features. Reader is geared for grades ♦2-3 (see thumbnail for example). Text features include: maps, diagrams, table of contents, glossary, labels, bold words, bullets and captions)
♦14 page interactive reader, Spiders, without interactive text features.
♦2 comprehension follow up printable based on reader *
♦1 T/F Spider Facts Printable*
♦1 text feature matching sheet *
♦2 choices of compare/contrast activity for Spiders and Insects*
♦Life Cycle Wheel Activity for Spiders- 2 choices of size and for different levels of learners.
♦1 Acrostic Poem
♦Meet Charlotte- a pet tarantula
*- answer key included
For Writing Activity:
♦3 graphic organizers
♦2 'spider notes' sheets
♦2 sets (4 pages) rough draft sheets (differentiated for skill of writer)
♦2 final draft papers
♦1 title page
♦1 spider diagram to label*
♦1 insect diagram spider for cover*
♦1 Certified Spider Expert Award for completion of unit
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