Chris Van Allsburg is a popular mysterious writer of children’s books. Two Bad Ants is creatively written, and is also included in Unit 5 of the Journey’s Basal Reader (3.2)
Crawl along through the pages of this unit with your students while teaching them . . .
-character traits of the ants
-character motivations of the ants
-a setting map / changes in setting
-story elements of fiction/plot
-vocabulary and word meanings (from text)
-vocabulary with the use of context clues
-antonyms, synonyms, and guide words in a dictionary
This is an “excell ANT” unit for second, third, and fourth grade students.
Download my FREE posters “Characterization Posters” to assist students with character traits and motivations