Two Bad Ants

Author: Chris Van Allsburg
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395486689
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When two bad ants desert from their colony, they experience a dangerous adventure that convinces them to return to their former safety.

Reading Skills Mini Lessons

Author: Sara Gruver
Publisher: Teacher Created Resources
ISBN: 0743932889
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Prediction Two Bad Ants by Chris Van Allsburg (Houghton, Mifflin, 1997) Review
the importance of using specific clues from a story to make your predictions.
Explain that in Two Bad Ants Christ Van Allsburg gives many clues to help his
readers make predictions. Explain to students the directions for “Where Are
Those Two Bad Ants?” student activity sheet (page 94) and guide them to
complete the activity as you read Two Bad Ants. Inference Window by Jeannie
Baker (Greenwillow ...

Literature Circles

Author: Mimi Neamen
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9780872879874
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Go to the library and research ants, their society, and their dwellings. Either
construct an ant farm that shows how the ants build their living space or, using
the information you have found, draw a diagram that shows the inside of an "ant
hill." Be prepared to explain your project to the class. Writing a Sequel A sequel is
something that follows or a continuation. Write either a story that follows Two Bad
Ants (perhaps the ants find something exciting in another room of the house) or a
 ...

The Avant Garde And American Postmodernity

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Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi
ISBN: 9781617034909
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When the two bad ants of the book's title decide to stay behind in the sugar bowl,
they meet with a catastrophe upon catastrophe — nearly drowned in hot coffee,
burned in a toaster, mangled in a sink's garbage disposal, and "stunned
senseless" by an electric outlet (29). So, when their fellow ants return for more
sugar, these two ants have learned their lesson: they join the rest, bringing sugar
back to the queen. Arriving back at their ant hole, they now know "how grateful
their mother ...

Science Through Children S Literature

Author: Carol M. Butzow
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781563086519
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(Chapter 7 ANTS AND OTHER INSECTS Two Bad Ants Chris Van Allsburg
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1988 Summary The quest for a mysterious, sweet-
tasting crystal leads to near disaster for two curious ants. They persevere to
overcome the trials and tribulations of the outside world before returning to the
safety of the ant colony. Science and Content Related Concepts Insects, the life
of an ant, physical and social qualities of the ant world, predator-prey
relationships, the ant in the ...

Ants Thematic Unit

Author: Teacher Created Materials, Inc
Publisher: Teacher Created Resources
ISBN: 1576901130
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... specific beginning sounds, rhyming words, punctuation marks, and so on,
within each chant. 4. Introduce Two Bad Ants. Show the front cover and have the
children predict what the story might be about. Ask the children to share what
they think the two ants may have done that would be considered bad. Write the
predictions on flip-chart paper. 5. To draw from the children's prior experiences,
ask them if they have ever done something they were not supposed to do. What
happened ...

Science The Write Way

Author: Jodi Wheeler-Toppen
Publisher: NSTA Press
ISBN: 1936959976
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When my colleague discovered Chris Van Allsburg's work, things started to gel.
Chris Van Allsburg's adventures and fantasies are entertaining to students, but
the books also have real-world connections. He includes just enough scientific
information in his fiction to make it easy to springboard into researching the
scientific facts. The following lessons were inspired by the book Two Bad Ants (
Van Allsburg 1988), a fictional story detailing the journey of twobadants that
stray from their ...

Collaborative Strategies For Teaching Reading Comprehension

Author: Judi Moreillon
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 9780838909294
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In figure 6-2 a category matrix specifies the evidence from the words and
illustrations, the connecting background knowledge, and the resulting prediction
or inference. Some children's picture book authors and illustrators have created
texts that in fact require readers to make predictions or inferences. Once There
Was a Bull . . . (frog), written by Rick Walton and illustrated by Greg Hally, is one
such book. The Text: Two Bad Ants, by Chris Van Allsburg TEXT PROMPT
PREDICTION (P) ...

The Power Of Picture Books In Teaching Math And Science

Author: Lynn Columbia
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1351813935
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L L E E S S S S O O N N Chris Van Allsburg In Two Bad Ants, two greedy ants
desert the safety of their colony to eat the delicious crystals (sugar) discovered in
an unnatural place (a kitchen). The next morning at breakfast, the two ants enter
the bizarre world of humans. Chris Van Allsburg creates dazzling illustrations—
from an ant's perspective—of the exciting journey that begins with a giant silver
spoon scooping into the crystals and dropping them into a brown lake (coffee).

Writing Center Prompts Ebook

Author: Trisha Callella
Publisher: Creative Teaching Press
ISBN: 1591988063
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Awesome. Ant. Literature. Connection. • The Ant and the Elephant by Bill Peet •
Hey, Little Ant by Philip and Hanna Hoose • One Hundred Hungry Ants by Elinor
Pinczes • There's an Ant in Anthony by Bernard Most • Two Bad Ants by Chris
Van Allsburg ...