Display the front and back covers of the book, and tell students to look closely at the grasshopper and the ants. Then ask how the grasshopper’s behavior is different from the ants’ behavior. Write down some of the answers on chart paper. TSW complete an Anticipation Guide on the story.
While reading aloud, the TTW the students questions about the story and ask questions about the characters actions.
TTW model how to complete the task sheet given. TSW match the words correctly with the characters in the story.