How are ant colonies like communities? How are they good examples of diligence and industriousness?
Find out as you observe ants, and draw conclusions about their behaviors. Learn about an ant’s body structure, the four stages of its life cycle, and ant colonies. Understand how an ecosystem functions, and build a model. Develop writing skills as the child creates a haiku and a persuasive essay. Identify types of sentences, and use possessive nouns. Review addition and subtraction facts to twenty, write addition and subtraction equations, and add two-digit numbers with regrouping. Differentiate between lines and curves, create drawings using line segments and curves, and create symmetrical drawings. Sing a fun song about ants! Read some great literature and discover the trouble with ants.
Ants Unit Study Includes:
Documentation of skills taught within the unit study
Detailed lesson plans
Step-by-step instructions for teaching your child
Activities for different learning styles
Enrichment activities to challenge advanced learners
Worksheets for practice with each lesson
Reading practice pages
Templates for resources:
- Hundred Chart
- Spelling Squares
- Place Value Board
- Base Ten Pieces
Grade levels: 3-4
This is a one-week, 60 page unit.
Student workbook pages are designed to reinforce the daily concepts and are included within the unit.
Format: downloadable or loose-leaf
Number of Pages: 48 pages
Publisher: A+ Publishing LLC
Publication Date: 2017
Dimensions: 8.5” x 11”