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ANTZ and A BUG'S LIFE
Each film describes the adventures of a nonconformist ant who, because of his differences from other ants, is able to save the colony.
The TeachWithMovies.com Learning Guide to Antz and A Bug's Life will help teach lessons in the value of nonconformity and friendship and to interest children in the study of ants.
Each movie has a different focus and Antz is better for older children. However, both movies, supplemented with the information and techniques described in this Learning Guide, will provide a unique learning experience.
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Antz and A Bug's Life are obviously more than just cartoons. Their stories teach character development and ethics. While real ants hardly have the moral dilemmas depicted in these films, real people do. These movies, supplemented by the materials from TeachWithMovies.com, get children ready to deal with them.
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The Learning Guide to Antz and A Bug's Life contains many interesting facts about ants, including how ants farm aphids and fungus and how they can lift five times their weight and drag an object 25 times their weight. And then there are the ant's two sets of jaws, one for holding things that it carries and one to chew food.
The Learning Guide to the films Antz and A Bug's Life contains sections on Benefits of the Movie, Possible Problems, Helpful Background, Discussion Questions, Links to the Internet, and Bridges to Reading. The Discussion Questions are divided into three categories: Subject Matter, Social-Emotional Learning, and Moral-Ethical Emphasis.
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