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Ants In Their Pants! Getting Through the Last Days of School!

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The last days of school are fun, hectic and, often a little crazy. This packet is meant to help you and your students enjoy the last days of school while still doing activities that promote reading, writing and math. Activities are correlated to third and fourth grade common core standards.

This packet includes:
Table of Contents
Teacher Notes
Memory Book
Ant Story and Activity
Ant Math Pages (one for third, one for fourth grades)
Letter to Next Year's Class
Story Starters Page
Venn Diagram page for school/summer vacation
Awards Page
Candy Wrapper Teacher Gift to Students
Learn About Your Class Page
Ant Joke Page
Answer Key

Would you like an end-of-the-year freebie? Click on the link below to get a five day graphing activity...Enjoy!

Graphing Your Way to Summer Freebie!


Ants In Their Pants by Jan Bernard is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License
Total Pages
26
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
1 Week

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On  February 23, 2014,  Sara T. said:
Great activities to use with the book Two Bad Ants.
On  February 23, 2014Dragons Den answered:
I totally agree! That book would be perfect!
Thanks so much,
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Thank you so much! I absolutely love TBTS! It makes such a big difference. If it has to do with marketing, Charity knows how to do it. I hope you enjoy "Ants in Their Pants", it was really fun to make! Thanks again for your comment and rating.
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This is something that I would of never thought of; using ants for the last days of school. Very clever!
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On  April 26, 2012A Shep (TpT Seller) said:
Fun! A perfect topic for this time of the year!

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Thanks Ann! I hope your kids have fun with it! There's nothing like ants to get a kid thinking about summer.
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A very generous freebie that offers many ideas for the last days of school which we all need!
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On  April 26, 2012Teresa Williams (TpT Seller) said:
Wow! Love the activities! Just what I need for the end of the year! Can't wait to use it!

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On  April 26, 2012Dragons Den answered:
Thanks Teresa! Since it is my first offering I was nervous to say the least! You have helped my state of mind. : ) I hope it helps with those last crazy days of school!
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Very cute!
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Thanks Andrea! I loved your store, and especially the Georgia regions activity. When I taught in Georgia I REALLY could have used it for sure! I'm in Ohio now, but I loved living in Georgia. Thanks so much for you comments and input.
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On  April 26, 2012Mark Aaron (TpT Seller) said:
Outstanding work! Thank you.
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I noticed that in your preview for the "Going Ape" activity that you have "Pealing" a banana. The correct spelling is "peeling." The activity looks great! I think if you are able to correct that minor thing, the product would be excellent!
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On  March 6, 2013Dragons Den answered:
Oh good grief! I'll fix it right now. It will take about 1/2 hour to get it done and reloaded! Thanks so much for letting me know!!!
Thanks again!
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On  April 26, 2012Scipi (TpT Seller) asked:
I saw your posting on the Sellers Forum page of Teachers Pay Teachers; so, I thought I would look at your freebie. It is well done. You might consider offering just a couple of the activites as free and then mention on the last page that entire packet can be purchased. Many of us use that as a marketing strategy. Check out my freebies below to see what I mean.

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Ants In Their Pants! Getting Through the Last Days of School!
Ants In Their Pants! Getting Through the Last Days of School!
Ants In Their Pants! Getting Through the Last Days of School!
Ants In Their Pants! Getting Through the Last Days of School!