Black-and-yellow Argiope. They come in so many colors and reach impressive sizes! They create vibrate webs when they feel threatened. The ziggy zag pattern in their web is their "shady porch" in the hot summer sun.
Psalmopoeus irminia- Venezuelan Suntiger
While surfing the web I came across this beautiful Venezuelan Sun-tiger almost the same pattern as the Tiger Rump with more black and some o...
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Teaching With Terhune
Here are just a couple things we did during our spider unit this week! First, we started our unit by graphing if we are or are not afraid of spiders. Here is what our class graph showed. Next, we filled in the KWL Chart. We added what we already knew about spiders and what we wanted to learn this week about spiders. Throughout the week I read numerous Non-Fiction books about spiders. Here are some of the books I read: We talked about the difference between Spiders/Arachnids and Insects. We…
Today In First Grade
This past week we worked on strategies for addition. One of the more fun ones is using the doubles. I teach doubles four a couple of weeks so that the kiddos get some BIG time practice and hopefully start to memorize them! We always start out with The Doubles Rap. I learned this when I taught SAXON math and have incorporated it ever since! The kids just love it... and we add some pretty funny movements to reinforce (video would be hilarious... me, getting my rap on, boy oh boy!). I have…