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Introduction Grade K Lessons Grade 1 Lessons Grade 2 Lessons Grade 3 Lessons Bibliography
Table of Contents
Lesson Overview
Teacher Background Information
Lesson Focus
Objective Grid
Lesson 1: Spiders! Scary or Nice?
Lesson 2: Spiders Have Special Characteristics
Lesson 3: Spiders Catch Prey
-Spider Venom
-A Spider's Breakfast
-Catch A Fly
-Spider Fun
Lesson 4: The Spider's Life Cycle
Lesson 5: Spiders Have Natural Enemies
Lesson 6: Spiders Live Everywhere
Lesson 7: Now We Know Spiders!
References
Spanish Language Translations

Spiders - Lesson 3: Spiders Catch Prey
ACTIVITY: A Spider's Breakfast

Objectives
Students recognize what spiders eat.

Materials
Crayons or markers
Cut-out pictures of insects and other animals, and food substances such as bread and candy, glued on cards

Procedures
Students classify pictures into "things spiders eat" and "things spiders do not eat."


Discussion

  1. Which items did you mark that spiders will not eat? Why did you mark those?
  2. When you observed the spiders in the vivarium, what did you see them eat? Did you try bread? Something else?

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