Tuesday, April 9, 2013
A Little Frog & Toad Freebie
Happy Tuesday! For those of you that went back to school this week, I hope it is off to a great start. I was having a good day until I got pulled over by a cop on my way home from work (ugh!). One of the first things that came to my mind was, "I should take a picture of this for my next Five For Friday post!" Is there a support group or something for people like me?!
Anyway... I am reading the book, Frog and Toad are Friends by Arnold Lobel with my 2nd grade reading intervention group. I thought I would share a few activities with you.
To go along with the book, I created these little journals in which the students will write from the perspective of either Frog or Toad (they get to choose).
The journals have little prompts to start the students off and they complete the writing by adding details from the story. This is a great way for me to monitor their comprehension and helps them with understanding the character's point of view. The students also get to draw a little illustration to go with the chapter. I made a different journal page to go along with each chapter in the book.
In addition to the journal, I created this double bubble map where the students will compare and contrast the personalities of Frog and Toad. This is a great way to get them thinking about character traits.
And... here are these things for you to download! Enjoy!