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Teaching Point of View With Two Bad Ants

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Teaching Point of View With Two Bad Ants

Grades 3 – 5
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Two 50-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Sharon Morris

San Angelo, Texas


International Literacy Association


Materials and Technology

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  • A book by David M. Schwartz from the Look Once, Look Again series (Creative Teaching Press)

  • Several copies of Two Bad Ants by Chris Van Allsburg (Houghton Mifflin, 1988)

  • Chart paper

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Stapleless Book

Grades   K – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Writing & Publishing Prose

Stapleless Book

The Stapleless Book can be used for taking notes while reading, making picture books, collecting facts, or creating vocabulary booklets . . . the possibilities are endless!


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1. Obtain a copy of a book by David M. Schwartz from the Look Once, Look Again series. Use a book illustrated with photographs. Some suitable titles include:

  • Animal Eyes

  • Animal Feathers and Fur

  • In the Forest

  • In the Park
2. Obtain several copies of the book Two Bad Ants by Chris Van Allsburg.

3. Photocopy the Point of View Chart so that each student can have a copy.

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