Use a circle/frame Thinking Map to determine places to find information on ants. Also can use Inspiration - graphical organizer software.
Create an intro page for ants with a link to Stink Ants
Use a circle/frame map to map out examples of cycles. Can also use graphical organizer software.
Introduce the story and new vocabulary by presenting the first five sentences out of order on presentation paper or overhead. After going through the five sentences, have the students collaborate in pairs to put them in order. Upon completing the order, share, then have the paired students read the complete story.
Collaborating in groups of four, each person will draw a picture representing something that happened in the story. Draw something you feel no one else will probably draw. Next sequence the pictures. Write captions. Discuss what is missing. Add the missing parts.
Using Hyperstudio, sequence the story. Use words to summarize and images to illustrate. Include scanned images (the drawings), images from the Internet, and from a digital camera. Moving images or animation can also be used.
Share the created Hyperstudio presentations. The audience will respond with some positive qualities and ask questions.
Will go back to the cycle circle/frame map to see how the Stink Ant is a cycle.
Each group will create another ant section following the same 'cycle' of research.
Ants in Lawns
Odorous House Ant
Ants on the Internet
Ant ID Chart/Page
Smithsonian Interactive Insect Zoo and Curriculum Module
Department of Entomology National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution
Ant Myths and Facts
Part of an Ant comic
A Japanese Cartoon
An Ant Anthology Home Page
Ants Community Builders
Ants from 'National Park Service' (USA)
Ants A few words from Packwood School
The Ant Farm Home Page
Ant Behavior, by Kip Siemens
Living with Ants And the Science of E.O Wilson
Ants -- the Final Solution!
Ant Images A couple of Scanning Electron micrographs
Introduction to Ants from FAIRS (University of Florida)
A directory and search engine of insect-related resources on the Internet.
BUG Link Bank
K-12 Educator Recommended Resources
Ants of West Africa
Colorado State WWW Sites
Images of Insects and their Relatives
Movies of Insects and their Relatives
Book Reviews on Ants
Amy Ants - The Biology of Social Predation by William H. Gotwald, Jr.
Plate 1 - Showing a selection of British Ants.
The Museum of Jurassic Technology - Stink Ant of Cameroon
COMPLETE GUIDE TO CAMEROON
Kribi, Cameroon, West Africa
Douala, Cameroon, West Africa - city and port
Douala, Cameroon, West Africa
Saint Joseph's College Sasse - Buea, South West Province, Cameroon, W Africa
Postcards from Cameroon
One World Arts
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