Spider Facts | Arachnids | Arthropods



Your students will love learning about spiders with this engaging, interactive packet. You will love the ease of prep and the variety of skills covered. This resource includes everything you need for a study about spiders!


  • Vocabulary Posters: 18 color vocabulary posters. Includes words life cycle, life span, arachnids, arthropods, exoskeleton, carnivore, predator, prey, web, silk, venom, habitat, terrestrial animal, ballooning, species, adaptation, spidering, molt
  • Spider diagrams: inside a spider, exterior parts of a spider poster
  • Spider Videos: Teacher direction page, two video posters (QR code & website links), video viewing guide to use with any video
  • Spiders Brainstorming: spiders “are, can, have” brainstorming chart
  • Fact Book: Informational tab book. Pages include spider facts, what spiders eat, spider habitat, spider species, spider adaptations, spider life cycle
  • Spider vocabulary: three vocabulary graphic organizers to go along with vocabulary words
  • Informative posters: characteristics of insects and arachnids
  • Compare and contrast: compare and contrast cut-and-paste about insects and arachnids
  • Spider Research: Research a spider species. Includes teacher directions, graphic organizer, summary page, and drawing page
  • Parts of a Spider: Diagram and text about the parts of a spider & comprehension questions
  • Spider Diagram: complete a diagram of a spider (one version with a word bank and one without)
  • Life Cycle of a Spider: diagram and text about the life cycle of a spider
  • Life Cycle Wheel: Make a life cycle wheel using information about the life cycle of a spider diagram/ text
  • Spider Puzzle: Use the code to solve the puzzle about interesting spider facts.
  • Spider Coloring notes: coloring notes are graphic organizers meet coloring pages.
  • Spiders Project: Teacher notes, project choice board with 9 spider research project ideas, and grading rubric
  • Spider Directed Drawings: 3 directed drawing pages with QR codes


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