### HUNGRY ANTS

100 Hungry Ants by Elinor J. Pinczes

- Read the story to the students.
- Ask the students to choose one of the following numbers: 12, 24 or 36.
- Ask them to imagine that this number of ants is going to the picnic.
- Ask how many different ways could the ants arrange themselves into equal rows.
- Have the students draw an array and write an equation for each solution.