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Bats & Spiders (Literacy Centers)

These bats & spiders literacy centers are designed to help your children work with informational text during their center time.

Bats & Spiders Informational Text LIteracy Centers FREE from The Curriculum Corner

Finding meaningful literacy centers that are engaging can be challenging.  We have created this set focused on spiders & bats in order to provide a high interest set of centers that are appropriate for second and third grade students.

**You can download the complete, free set of centers by clicking on the bold blue words at the bottom of this post.**

Bats & Spiders Informational Text LIteracy Centers FREE from The Curriculum Corner FREEBIE!!!

FREE set of informational text literacy centers focusing on bats & spiders – vocabulary, fact & opinion, fluency, graphic organizers & more!

Just the Facts Students match the fact with the correct animal.

Fact/Opinion Sort

Vocabulary Sort

Fluency Cards  Students can practice their fluency skills while learning about bats and spiders.

Adaptation Cards  Students sort the adaptations into two piles, one for a gray wolf and the other for spiders. Also included is a graphic organizer where students record an adaptation and then think of a a way this helps the animal.

Graphic Organizers Place a basket of informational text books focused on spiders and/or bats in a basket at a literacy center. We have various pages you can use for students to use along with a book they choose.  Along with graphic organizers for recording facts, we also have a flip booklet that can be glued into an interactive notebook if desired. One page asks students to record a main idea and three supporting details.  It would be helpful to practice this during a mini-lesson first so that students know your expectations. Depending on the text chosen, students might be looking for the main idea of a text or the main idea of a specific page.

You can download the complete set of Bats & Spiders Literacy Centers here:  Literacy Center Set

You will find a set of Write it, Read it, Draw it! Bats & Spiders scrambled sentences here:  Bats & Spiders Sentences

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Here are some of our favorite books focusing on bats & spiders:

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