Spiders Nonfiction Book Study Informational Text Reading Comprehension

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This non-fiction and fiction unit was created for one week of whole group guided reading and writing on spiders. The focus reading strategy is fact and details although there is SO MUCH more included. Each day a different story will focus on fact and details, and informative text. There are daily lesson plans, anchor charts, literacy connections, sorting activities, crafts and ideas for project based learning. It is all you will need and more to introduce, cover, and teach this concept. 

Books Featured:

  • Spiders by Gail Gibbons
  • Diary of a Spider by Cronin
  • I’m Trying to Love Spiders by Bethany Barton
  • Spiders Mini Book by Megan Mitchell
  • National Geographic Spiders by Marsh
  • Word Work:
  • Making Words, Word Search, Syllables, Alphabetizing, Asking vs. Telling, Fact vs. Opinion
  • Spider Crafts and Poster to display
  • Posters for KWL, Schema Chart, Can, Have, and Are
  • Building Schema-Before and After Learning about Spiders
  • Spider Mini Book-Copy 2 per page and cut in half
  • Digital Version Now Included with REAL PHOTOS
  • Non-fiction Text Features Hunt
  • Spider Word Wall
  • Parent Connect Letter
  • Fact & Details Song


  • Non-fiction Prewriting and Writing
  • Opinion Prewriting, Writing and Survey
  • Similes
  • Can, Have, and Are Writing
  • 8 page research project!

There are also blank templates so you can incorporate any book with the literacy connections.

This is part of a weekly series of units covering different reading strategies throughout the year.

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