The Life and Times of the Ant BUNDLE
Please see the preview for highlights from this bundle that supports Journeys Grade 4, Unit 3, Lesson 14 story.
The Life and Times of the Ant BUNLDE
Writing about Ants
• Ants are/can/have
• Essay – Describe Ants nest
• Essay – Why diagram anteater
• Rubric for grading essays
• Ants in His Pants – idiom writing
• Summary in My Hand- Song and G.O.
• Lao Tzu quote and prompt
• Eleanor Roosevelt quote and prompt
Vocabulary Foldables Included
1. All 10 words on one page
2. 5 words on a page (2 pages)
3. Blank version
4. Additional 10 words for Ant Science
Journey’s Vocabulary included:
Additional science vocabulary included:
1. Multiple Choice Quiz – 10 questions about text features found in the story
2. Short Answer - This page expands on the multiple choice comprehension test provided by Journeys. The addition of text evidence and open questions increases rigor.
1. Nonfiction Text Feature graphic organizer – This is specific to the book and can be used as a treasure hunt activity, pair work, or even a pretest.
2. Foldable – Students work section by section to summarize the whole book. This makes a great Jig Saw activity where each team is responsible for teaching the class one section.
The Life and Times of the Ant Roll Read and Graph set comes with the following:
• 2 premade versions of the dice (vocabulary or definitions)
• Blank die for your own variations
• 3 full-page size graphs (vocabulary, definition or blank) Hint: Print two to a page to save paper.
• Class suggestions and differentiation for special needs
• Over 20 higher order thinking questions with Common Core Math Procedural standards
• Directions and sample graph
• Answer key (for student or teacher reference)
Additional science vocabulary game included:
Edit 9/5/15 Added a version of fill-in without supports; Added a matching test with glossary check; revised text-feature questions and improved readability.
Edit 5/7/16 Made the student matching the same as the answer key – fixed “Exoskeleton”
Edit 5/7/16 Fixed lines that go off the page when saved as a PDF
Edit 5/7/16 Made Poster font larger
Please visit my store for these supporting documents –
The Life and Times of the Ant Vocabulary Foldables, Matching Quizzes, and Word Wall
The Life and Times of the Ant Assessments and Nonfiction Text
The Life and Times of the Ant Roll Read Graph Word Work
The Life and Times of the Ant Writing The Life and Times of the Ant BUNDLE
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