SPIDER THEME

TASKS TO BE ACCOMPLISHED DURING THIS THEME

Here are tasks to be accomplished during this theme. You will need to work out when each task will be done, how long to spend on each task so that each one is finished in the eight weeks you have to do them in. Each task is worth a certain amount of points so if you are running out of time, it is best to concentrate on the ones you can achieve the most points for most easily!

You will be given time in school to work on these tasks. You may also work on them in your own spare time in school and will definitely need to spend some time at home on them!!

Task 1 – 20 points
Note Taking – You will be taught how to takes notes during this theme. When the class has practised on the first 2 paragraphs of the Information on Spiders, you will complete the note taking and rewrite the information in your own words.

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Task 2 – 25 points
Identifying Spiders – You must find and identify 5 different spiders. BE CAREFUL, DO NOT TOUCH ANY SPIDERS WHILE IDENTIFYING THEM!! You must use the sheet given to you to list the spiders’ characteristics, name etc.

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Task 3 – 30 points
Spider Project – You will select a spider and do a project in your Project Book on that spider. You must select a different sort of spider than is on our Spider Web Pages. Refer to the sheet given to you on how to set out your project. 

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Task 4 – 100 points
Spider Web Pages – You must finish the activities that go with our Spider Web Pages: www.powerup.com.au/~glen/spider.htm . You will be given time on Group Day to work on these, or in your spare time.

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Task 5 – 25 points
Spider Diagram – You must draw a diagram of a spider in your Project Book and label all the external (outside) parts e.g pedipalps, chelicerae etc. Make sure all the spelling is correct. You must also write down each part and give a brief description of what each part is used for.

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