An Ant's Life
Fabulous Vocab
Graphic Features
Participles
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100

Ants are compared to this group because "they live in social communities and work together to solve their problems."
What are humans/people?

100

The vocabulary word that means more than is needed or usual.
What is excess?

100

The graphic feature that authors use to show time order or how one event may have lead to another.
What is a timeline?

100

The word described by the participle BILLOWING in this sentence: The dark, billowing clouds often precede a storm.
What is clouds?

100

The insect that have been digging through dirt for more than 100 million years.
What are ants?

200

Under which heading would you find information about the temperature inside an ant hill "is 10 degrees warmer than the surrounding area?" 1- A Life of Work 2-Inside an Ant Hill 3-Grass Root Highways
What is "Inside an Ant Hill"?

200

The vocabulary word that means to make stronger with more material, help, or support.
What is reinforce?

200

The graphic feature authors use to divide the text into different sections that also help readers when they are skimming or scanning through a text.
What are headings?

200

The word that is described by the participle COOKING: The cooking ham smelled wonderful in the kitchen.
What is ham?

200

The only continent on Earth where there are no ants.
What is Antarctica?

300

The author's purpose for writing "The Life and Times of the Ant".
What is to instruct/teach you why ants are important to the Earth?

300

Fill in the blank with the correct vocabulary word: Food is _________ in many countries.
What is scarce?

300

The graphic feature authors use to help the reader understand detailed information in a simpler form, understand steps, and how objects are made.
What is a diagram?

300

State the participle AND the type of participle in this sentence: Do not waste time staring at a closed door.
What is closed; past participle?

300

The number of ants a giant anteater can devour in 3 meals if each meal consists of 20,000 ants.
What is 60,000?

400

In the fable, "The Dove and the Ant", the dove saved the ant by doing this.
What is the Dove grabbed a twig and dropped it in the water for the ant to climb on.

400

Fill in the blank with the correct vocabulary word: Student desks, fallen books and pencils, and other _____________ made it hard to get across the classroom.
What is obstacles?

400

The graphic feature that authors use to explain a photo or illustration.
What is a caption?

400

What is the participial phrase in this sentence? She showed us a plate of doughnuts crammed with cream.
What is "crammed with cream"?

400

In the story," The Life and Times of the Ant", it stated that an ant can "dig up more than 16 billion tons of dirt". How many zeroes are in the number if you write it in standard form?
What is are 9 zeroes? (16,000,000,000).

500

The moral of the fable "The Dove and the Ant".
What is the best way to make friends is by exchanges of kind deeds.

500

Fill in the blank with the correct vocabulary word: Can you __________ these papers to Mr. Tennyson's room?
What is transport?

500

The graphic feature that authors use to understand information in a visual way.
What is a drawing or illustration?

500

What is the participial phrase in this sentence? The man carrying the bricks is my father.
What is "carrying the bricks"?

500

The name of an ant's mouth. This part can help tear apart food.
mandible