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Students create pages of a classroom book on the different structures that ants build. They view and discuss a video on ants then, in small groups, research a type of ant shelter. They relate the shelter to the environment in which the ant must survive.
3rd - 4th Science 5 Views 20 Downloads
Investigate the interesting world of insects this with fun activity. Using old soda bottles and some sand, help young learners build their very own ant farms, allowing them to observe the intricate system of tunnels ants build. Consider extending this activity to involve a closer look at insects and the things they need to survive, or search your school's library for ant-related children's books and make an interdisciplinary connection between science and language arts.
Pre-K - 1st Science 6 Views 4 Downloads
Students develop an ant colony that adults and children can visit. Students create different areas including places where tourists can view live ants, play ant games, research facts about ants, and create ant art. Students serve as guides for the tourist groups.
K - 1st Language Arts 3 Views 20 Downloads
When Ants Fly
Here is a great lesson on constructing line graphs. Learners identify common characteristics of birds, ants common needs of all living things. They also write a story from the perspective of an ant or a bird that has lost its home and publish the stories on the web.
2nd - 3rd Math 3 Views 16 Downloads
Are You an Ant?
Young scholars investigate different insects in their backyard. In this insect lesson, students read the book Are You and Ant? and apply the reading to their backyards. Young scholars create a list of animals that begin with the the letter A an make a alphabet scrapbook.
Pre-K - K Science 3 Views 37 Downloads
Shared Dictation: The Ant and the Dove
In this shared dictation worksheet, students, working in a pair, fill in the blanks in "The Ant and the Dove" as the teacher reads the fable to them. They look up the indicated vocabulary and answer 3 questions, including identifying the moral of the fable.
3rd - 4th English Language Development 5 Views 21 Downloads
Pupils discuss their study of ant families before listening to a read aloud of "Cuadros de Familia." They examine how the family in the story works cooperatively to meet their goals. After listening to the book, they make connections about the jobs the family performs to those that take place in ant colonies by completing a chart.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 16 Downloads
The Ant Attack
Third graders observe the daily activity of an ant farm. Through observations and journal writing, they gather data concerning the daily activities of the ants. Students use their observations to predict the effect of environmental changes on the ant farm.
3rd Science 3 Views 1 Download
What is an Ant?
Students investigate the body parts of ants and how they find food and communicate. They develop a class KWL chart, listen to the book Ant and construct an ant using paper. Next, they participate in a class discuss and build the life cycle of an ant using a variety of craft materials.
1st - 2nd Science 3 Views 27 Downloads
The Life Cycle of an Ant
Young scholars listen to a read aloud of the Mexican fable, "The Little Red Ant and the Great Big Crumb" before discussing time when they accomplished something that they didn't think they could. Next they study the steps in the life cycle of an ant, and practice sequencing them using picture cards.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 24 Downloads
All About Ants
Students list the number of legs, body segments, and antennae of an insect, in particular, an ant, and explain verbally why ants' legs and antennae are important. Students complete instructional activity by creating their own ant with the correct number of body segments, legs, and antennae out of clay, and pipe cleaners.
1st - 2nd Science 6 Views 21 Downloads