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TWO BAD ANTS (Word Choice Writing Mini-Lesson)


Practice writing with unique word choice and metaphors with this picture-book inspired writing prompt.

Use this writing prompt with Two Bad Ants by Chris Van Allsburg. It helps students notice unique word choice and metaphors in the text. Then, it prompts students to consider a new adventure with a new creature approaching a new setting. Students brainstorm in charts and then are prompted to write a short story from the new perspective. Included are a list of things the students should include in their story. 2 worksheet pages are included.

For more information, see the blog post: Write with Creative Word Choice: A Mini-Lesson Using Two Bad Ants.


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