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Students come to the conclusion, from various clues given, that the mysterious creature is a spider, and discover spiders come in a variety of shapes, colors, and sizes.
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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 English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Poems: Itsy Bitsy Spider
Act out the "Itsy Bitsy Spider" rhyme with youngsters. Learners observe visual instructions before completing the corresponding actions, then draw the spider into a scene. Finally, they write down rhyming words that have the ai spelling...
K - 1st English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Anansi the Spider Paper Collage: Folktale of the Ashanti People of Africa
Young artists explore elements of an African folktale called Anansi the Spider. By studying the geometric patterns in the story, children note the colors and shapes that are used. From here, class members create a patterned spider web...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts
Introduce Vocabulary: Miss Spider's Tea Party (Kirk)
Learning new vocabulary words is best done in the context of an engaging story like David Kirk's Miss Spider's Tea Party. New readers (or almost-readers) focus on any of 12 new words: conceal, courtesy, demand, descend, dread, fragile,...
K - 3rd English Language Arts