•I can distinguish insect from arachnid.
•I can describe an insect.
•I can describe a spider.
•I can compare and contrast insect and arachnid.
•Oxford Picture Dictionary interactive vocabulary
•Level Reading non-fiction Pearson Success Net
Many people believe that all bugs and creepy crawly things are insects. This is not true!
A spider is not an insect. It is an arachnid.
What's the difference?
Reading in Life Science with visual aids.
Source: Peason Success Net
After my EL students read Good Habit Great Reader Pearson books, they work together to describe their favorite insect(s)
Source: Oxford Pictures Dictionnary on line interactive vocabulary including practice tests.
Students must know what is expected from them. They need to be trained on how to use the rubrics as a writer.
Source: Own Created Check Lists & WIDA from EL MPLS