Spiders Nonfiction Reading Comprehension Passages Activities

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Learning about spiders can be fun! This unit includes informational articles, hands-on activities, and vocabulary posters for those creepy, crawly creatures. This unit focuses on Arachnids, Life Cycle of a Spider, Black Widow Spiders, Wolf Spiders, and Tarantulas.

What’s inside:
✔Informational Articles About Awesome Arachnids, Black Widows, Wolf Spiders, Tarantulas and Life Cycle of a Spider
✔Black Widows Close Up
✔Spotlight on Wolf Spiders
✔Tarantulas Uncovered
✔Compare & Contrast All Three Spiders--Cut-n-Sort Activity with Hidden Words
✔Black Widows Fact Wheel
✔Wolf Spider Fact Wheel
✔Tarantulas Fact Wheel
✔Labels the Parts of a Spider
✔All about Spiders Fact or Opinion
✔Life Cycle of a Spider Diagram
✔Spiders Flip Booklet (5-pages)
✔Vocabulary Flip Flaps
✔Spotlight on Vocabulary
✔Spider Vocabulary Posters

There are lots of hands-on activities and organizers for students to show what they know. This pack can be set up as five fun activities for centers for a weeklong investigation.

This pack includes six vocabulary posters with real-life photographs for students to connect to the information. There are several vocabulary activities included too. These colorful posters make an awesome bulletin board in a snap!

There are three main activities in this pack:
Introduce the six vocabulary words with the real-life photo posters included. You could post these posters around the classroom and have students travel around to define the words in their flip-flaps that fit nicely inside their science notebooks. There is a Spotlight on Vocabulary. These colorful posters make an awesome bulletin board display too!

Next, have students read the informational articles all about spiders, the life cycle of a spider and more. Read the case studies where they will learn about Black Widows, Wolf Spiders, and Tarantulas. There are organizers for each type of spider to reinforce learning.

✔Comparing All Three Spiders (Cut-n-Sort Activity with Hidden Words)
✔Black Widows Fact Wheel
✔Wolf Spider Fact Wheel
✔Tarantulas Fact Wheel
✔Labels the Parts of a Spider
✔All about Spiders Fact or Opinion
✔Life Cycle of a Spider Diagram
✔PLUS a 5-page Spiders Flip Booklet

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