One Hundred Hungry Ants

One hundred hungry ants

Bibliographic Information: Pinczes, E. J., & MacKain, B. (1993). One hundred hungry ants. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

Brief Annotation: One little ant leads 99 more ants on a path to reach a picnic, traveling by ones, then fives, and finally tens, will they every reach their destination?

Genre: Fiction

Grade Level: K-1

Readers who will like this: Readers who like funny stories; who like interactive books. and children who like insects.

Rating/Response: 4- This is a fun book with a lot of images that can be used for a read aloud interactive lesson, the illustrations are vivid and fun.

One question you would ask before a read aloud: Imagine you were a tiny little and in a group of another 99 little ants, how would you line up to travel to go and find food to eat?

Reading Strategy: Mathematics

Rationale for Strategy: This book shows the different divisions for creating groups of one hundred and therefore I found it to be a great book for prior knowledge and building more knowledge on the subject.

Posted by: Yesenia Corral


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