Spiders Library Lesson Storytime -- Halloween Alternative

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Need a Halloween alternative for library lessons? Try spiders! This lesson is perfect for librarians looking for an October or autumn storytime with a science twist. Informative, fun, editable, and perfect for in-person or distance learning.

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MADE ESPECIALLY FOR:

  • new elementary librarians
  • elementary librarians on Specials rotation
  • secondary teachers who are now elementary librarians
  • busy parents who just don’t have time to create detailed storytime lessons

I have been all four of these at the same time! My storytimes are the lessons I would have wanted when I was a new, overwhelmed, and exhausted school librarian.

FAST FACTS

  • Recommended for: Grades K-3
  • Lesson Duration: 1-2 library lessons (about 50 minutes total)
  • Formats: PPT, Google Slides, PDF
  • Editable: YES, all text is editable

DISCLAIMERS:

Please note that this presentation is designed to complement a read-aloud. The actual read-aloud story comes from you! I cannot include a recorded read-aloud due to copyright restrictions.

This presentation is full of real, close-up spider photos (see the preview for slide samples). The underlying idea is that while some spiders can harm humans, the vast majority are harmless. Still, some students and teachers truly fear spiders and may be afraid of the photos. As always, know your audience!

WHAT’S IN THE FILE:

  • 47-slide PPT + Google™ Slides
  • Scavenger Hunt Activity (1 page, PDF and PPT)
  • List of 22 Recommended Reads for Halloween (1 page, PDF and PPT)
  • Prep and set-up tips (1 page, PDF and PPT)
  • Lesson plan templates (6 pages, PDF and PPT)
  • Google™ Classroom Basics (4 pages, PDF)
  • Instructions on how to set up PPT slide timings for digital bulletin boards (2 pages, PDF)

STORYTIME SLIDES INCLUDE:

  • original song (“The Spider Song”)
  • American sign language sign (link to video)–“spider”
  • “Fact or Fiction?” group discussion game
  • Colorful spider photos and clipart

ADDITIONAL SCROLLING SLIDES INCLUDE:

  • Fun facts about spiders
  • Common house and garden spiders: wolf spider, cellar spider, black widow, brown recluse, yellow garden spider, jumping spider
  • Large spiders: tarantulas, cobalt blue tarantula, Goliath birdeater, Syndey funnelweb
  • Vocabulary: molting, exoskeleton, venom, prey, arachnid, arachnophobia, egg sac, spiderlings, toxic, species
  • 2 “Would-You-Rathers”
  • 1 spider joke

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