This unit includes ideas and pictures to instruct students in writing an informational ant report, graphic organizers, life cycle activities, compare and contrast, emergent non-fiction reader, final draft templates, and more!
~Ideas, book read aloud suggestions, and pictures to model activities
~Ants Can, Have, Are
~Ant Labeling (with vocabulary)
~Ant Life Cycle Coloring Sheet
~Ant Life Cycle (cut & paste)
~What Is an Insect?
~Compare & Contrast (spider vs. ant)
~Non-fiction Emergent Reader
~Informational Graphic Organizer: includes space for a topic sentence, four facts, and closing sentence.
~Persuasive Graphic Organizer: includes space for a topic sentence, three supporting sentences, and closing sentence for whether or not to step on an ant.
~2 Final Draft Writing Templates: There is space at the top for students to draw and label their picture and enough lines to support a paragraph.
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