We have had a few weeks filled with spiders! Spider art, spider writing, spider science, spider reading, tons of SPIDERS! It has been so much fun watching our students discover how great informational texts can be. We definitely have a few blooming arachnologists roaming our hallowed halls.
For art, Ericka taught a few art techniques using patterning, growing patterns symmetry and a spider web.
She found the idea for this project at:
We have all been using the Halloween Unit that Rachelle from "What The Teacher Wants" created. Seriously folks, it is awesome! Our students have amazed us with all of the information they have absorbed. Here are some student writing samples:
Tina used Deanna Jump's Spiders Unit in science. Students were overheard explaining to those who hadn't been to our science rotation that they would be drinking SPIDER VENOM!! Haha! They loved it so much and learned tons!
For some extra fun, here are some cute bulletin board ideas we created from our experiences with our 8 legged friends!