Teaching Point of View With Two Bad Ants

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What better way to explain the concept of point of view than from an ant's perspective! After reading Two Bad Ants, pupils identify the point of view of the ants by studying the text and pictures. Then, they fill out a chart that compares the way objects are seen from both a human and ant's perspective.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have learners use the Stapleless Book website, linked within the resource, to include vocabulary words from the story
  • Pair with informational books related to ants and other animals for pupils to study
Classroom Considerations

  • Two Bad Ants by Chris Van Allsburg is necessary for implementing the lesson
  • Be sure to plan for two sessions of the lesson
Pros

  • Includes a rubric and point of view reproducible, as well as links to interactive websites for pupils to explore
  • Allows leaners to think about the view of objects in two ways
  • Includes extension ideas and related lessons
Cons

  • None