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The Ant and the Grasshopper:
A Fable by Aesop

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The Ant and the Grasshopper: A Fable by Aesop

Read the story of The Ant and the Grasshopper in rebus form online. The story is about a lazy grasshopper and a hard-working ant and learning to prepare for the future.


The Ant and the Grasshopper: A Fable by Aesop
A Book to Print

Print the story of The Ant and the Grasshopper in rebus form online in color. The story is about a lazy grasshopper and a hard-working ant and learning to prepare for the future.


The Ant and The Grasshoppper Mini Book
A Printable Writing Book

A tiny, printable book of the Aesop fable, The Ant and The Grasshoppper -- for early readers. The book has 2 pages to print and makes 8 pages for the student to cut out, color, and write in.
Ant and the Grasshopper

The Ant and the Grasshopper Fable:
Printable Read and Answer Worksheet

A printable worksheet on the Aesop fable, The Ant and the Grasshopper. Read the fable and answer the questions about it. Or go to the answers. Or go to a pdf file with the worksheet and the answers.
Spelling words

The Ant and The Grasshopper Spelling Word Questions

Use the list of spelling words from The Ant and The Grasshopper to answer simple questions. Words: ant, grasshopper, hungry, work, play, busy, lazy, fable, moral, prepare. Or go to the answers.
Ant, Grasshopper

The Ant and The Grasshopper:
Word Hunt Worksheet

How many words can you make using the letters from "The Ant and The Grasshopper"? Sample answers: grapes, peg, graph, ... Go to worksheet with 30 blanks or a worksheet with 50 blanks.
find related words

Write Eight Words Related to The Ant and The Grasshopper Fable

Think of and write eight words related to the The Ant and The Grasshopper fable by Aesop. Then, for each word, write a sentence containing the word. Sample answers: work, play, winter, food, lazy, weather, moral, fable.
Match syllables

Match the Syllables: The Ant and The Grasshopper

Match two syllables to make 10 words related to The Ant and The Grasshopper, an Aesop fable. The words are working, lazy, playing, prepare, idle, hungry, winter, Aesop, arrow, fable. Or go to the answers.
Write adjectives

Write Five Adjectives Describing Words From The Aesop's Fable, The Ant and The Grasshopper Fable

Write five adjectives describing the following nouns: ant, grasshopper, winter, work.
Alphabetical Order

Put Ant and the Grasshopper Words in Alphabetical Order - Worksheet

Put 10 words from Aesop's fable, The Ant and The Grasshopper, in alphabetical order. The words are: fable, Aesop, ant, grasshopper, work, play, lazy, winter, hungry, prepare. Go to the answers.
Butterfly code

The Ant and The Grasshopper Alphabet Code

Use the alphabet code to find the secret message about Aesop's fable, The Ant and The Grasshopper. Answer: "Prepare today for the needs you will have tomorrow."
grammar worksheet

The Ant and The Grasshopper Words Grammar Potpourri Worksheet

Find synonyms, antonyms, anagrams, and homonyms, then capitalize, punctuate, and correct the spelling of sentences related to Aesop's fable, The Ant and The Grasshopper. Or go to the answers.
Write a Sentence

Write a Sentence for Each Word from the Aesop Fable, The Ant and The Grasshopper

Write a sentence for each word from Aesop's fable, The Ant and The Grasshopper. Words: ant, grasshopper, work, play, idle, prepare, lazy, hungry, fable, moral.


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A Personal Accomplishment:
Essay Topic

Write about something that you worked hard to accomplish. How did you go about succeeding? Why did you want to accomplish this particular thing? How do you feel about your accomplishment? What other things do you want to accomplish?


Beginning, Middle, and End Story Map Printout

This story map prompts the student to summarize the beginning, middle, and end of the story.


Character Analysis Chart Printout
Graphic Organizer

This chart prompts the student to list a character's appearance, personality traits, challenges, role, and accomplishments.
Draw and Compare

Draw and Compare an Ant and a Grasshopper

Draw an ant and a grasshopper and then answer simple questions comparing them, for example, "Which one lives in social colonies?"


Favorite Character from the Story: Draw and Write

Draw a picture of your favorite character from the story, and write about the character and why you like this character.


Least Favorite Character from the Story: Draw and Write

Draw a picture of your least favorite character from the story, and write about the character and why you dislike this character.


Favorite Scene from the Story: Draw and Write

Draw a picture of your favorite scene from the story, then write about who is in it and what they are doing.


Different Ending for the Story: Draw and Write

Think about a different ending for the story, write about it, and draw a picture of it.

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Ant

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Ant Anatomy: Label Me!

Label the external anatomy of the ant.
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Ant Life Cycle Sequencing Cards

Cut out the four scenes and arrange them so they show the ant life cycle.


Ant Life Cycle

Ant larva hatch from tiny eggs, then pupate and metamorphosize into adults.


Grasshopper

Grasshoppers are insects that can hop, walk, and fly. There are about 10,000 different species of grasshoppers.


Grasshopper Anatomy: Label Me!

Label the external anatomy of the grasshopper.
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