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Grade 2 Books Overview

Enemy Pie - Derek Munson

Hey, Little Ant - Phillip & Hannah Hoose

Pinduli - Janell Cannon

The Summer My Father was Ten - Pat Brisson


A Ball For All - Brigitte Weninger (Discontinued)

Bat's Big Game - Margaret Read Macdonald (Discontinued)

Hey, Little Ant – Activity #4: “Compare and Contrast”

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  • Hey, Little Ant – Activity #4: “Compare and Contrast”

Activity #4: “Compare and Contrast”

In this activity, students learn to compare and contrast the similarities and differences between the boy and the ant.


  • Venn Diagram template (provided)

Teacher Preparation:

  • Print on 11×17 paper enough Venn diagrams for each student.


Step by Step:

Step One: Have students compare and contrast the differences and similarities between the ant and the boy.

Step Two: Students record all their ideas in the appropriate sections of the Venn diagram.


End Product:

A class set of Venn diagrams with information about the boy and the ant.

Fun with Fin:

Print the provided completed specialized Fin Venn diagram that compares and contrasts the (San Jose Sharks team mascot). Display with the student work.



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