Ants: Unit Study
Perfect for 2nd-4th Grade
Insects! We really cannot study insects without looking at the fascinating world of ants!
No Prep: Just print and go!
Studying Insects and/or Ants?
These 24 Activities are a great companion.
A great stand alone unit, or complement to an existing unit.
You can complete these with or without access to an Ant Farm, but an Ant Farm makes this unit Crawl to life! Have Fun!
KWL Chart: Opening activity- What Do I Know, What Do I Want to Know,
and What did I learn about ants.
About Ants Nonfiction Reading
Queen Ants: Reading and Comprehension Questions
Worker Ants: Reading and Comprehension Questions
Drone Ants: Reading and Comprehension Questions
Life Cycle of the Ant Poster/Notebook Cover
Ant Life Cycle Reading
Ant Life Cycle Foldable
Anatomy of the Ant Diagram: Label Anatomy Activity
9 Writing Prompts about Ants
Research 12 Ant Species (Using books or internet)
2 Writing Organizers
Ant Paper for paragraphs
Ant Farm (Ant farm’s available on Amazon; Ants from AntsAlive)
Ant Farm Observation Journal Template