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Today we are talking about one of the stealthiest, sneakiest, and most intriguing insects of all times, the spider. Learners will examine the predatory nature of these super bugs as they conduct a spider safari survey. Each child will observe a spider in their home or yard for 30 minutes, research that spider's particular habits and hunting strategies, and then present their findings to the class.
4th - 5th Science 7 Views 5 Downloads
New Review Folk and Fairy Tale Readers: The Spider and the Beehive
Anansi the spider teaches young readers the importance of sharing with others in this fun African folktale. Offering clear illustrations and repetitive structure, this printable book is ideal for developing children's reading fluency.
Pre-K - 3rd Language Arts 4 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
The Spider Beside Her
Second graders are introduced to the characteristics of spiders. In groups, they compare and contrast spiders to different insects to discover spiders are not an insect at all. In groups, they create a model of a spider and discuss its role as a predator.
2nd Math 3 Views 15 Downloads
Spiders Have Special Characteristics
Students state reasons why spiders are grouped in specific categories, including what distinguishes a spider from an insect. They report on their observations of the spiders. They illustrate their report with drawings in their journals.
2nd - 4th Science 3 Views 21 Downloads
The Very Busy Spider
Youngsters explore visual arts by participating in a geometry identification activity. They read the book The Very Busy Spider and identify the techniques spiders use to create webs. Have you ever noticed that their webs are geometric designs.
3rd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 118 Downloads
How Grandmother Spider Stole the Sun
Students explore U.S. history by reading a Native American tale in class. In this cultural storytelling instructional activity, students read the story How Grandmother Spider Stole the Sun and discuss the characters and themes of the Native American story.
K - 4th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 30 Downloads
Killer spiders invade Sydney!
Ninth graders examine the issue of killer spiders in Sydney, Australia. In this Sydney history lesson plan students read an article and answer guided reading questions. Students complete a quiz with a partner on the information that they have read.
9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Spiders and Their Webs: A Homeschool Lesson Plan
Students examine a spider web and record their observations in a journal. In this spider lesson plan, students read books about spiders and then create a research booklet based on their observations.
2nd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 34 Downloads
Eensy Weensy Spider Lesson Plan
Students create their own versions of The Eensy-Weensy Spider. In this creative writing lesson, students read The Eensy-Weensy Spider and imagine what else the spider could do. Students then draw a picture depicting the spider engaged in a new activity.
Pre-K - 1st Science 6 Views 34 Downloads
Spider Lesson: K-2 Great for Halloween
Students explore insect life by participating in an art construction project. In this spider lesson, students read the story The Very Busy Spider and identify different shapes of the insect. Students utilize construction paper, yarn, scissors and other arts and crafts materials to create a paper spider in class.
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 36 Downloads
Spiders Have Too Many Legs, Study Finds
Students explore current events by answering study questions about an article. In this arachnids lesson plan, students read a recently published article which discusses the importance of spiders and their 8 legs. Students answer study questions about the current event and complete word search activities as well.
3rd - 7th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads