2Meet the Author and Illustrator: Arnold LobelArnold Lobel was born on May 22, 1933, in Los Angeles, California. He used to tell stories to his friends at school when he was growing up. He attended art school in New York City.Arnold Lobel used to catch frogs and toads and keep them in his aquarium. He also had many pet mice.Arnold Lobel wrote and illustrated almost 100 books. He died on December 4, 1987."When I write my stories, I always sit in the same chair."
3The author and illustrator is Arnold Lobel The author writes the stories.The illustrator draws the pictures.Summary: Good friends like Frog and Toad enjoy spending their days together. They fly kites, celebrate Toad's birthday, and share the shivers when one of them tells a scary story. But they come to discover that it is also important to sometimes be alone.
4Genre:Story Look for: A story has characters, a setting and a plot. A plot with a beginning, a middle, and an end.Story events that happen in order.
5“Day with Frog and Toad” Vocabulary foralonecheerfinemeadowreasonspoiled“Day with Frog and Toad”
6Glossary TimePut your reading book on your desk.Open your book to the glossary.When you see the word “Glossary,” get ready to find the word in your book.
7alone -not with anyoneGlossary WordThe walrus is alone on the ice.
8cheer- make gladGlossary WordFrog wanted to cheer up Toad.
9fine - very good Glossary Word It is a fine day to go for a walk with Dad.
10meadow - grassy land Glossary Word The horses are grazing in the meadow.
11reasoncauseGlossary WordIs there a reason pigslike mud?
12The spoiled strawberries cannot be eaten. - ruinedGlossary WordThe spoiled strawberries cannot be eaten.
13Read and Remember alone - not with anyone cheer - make glad fine - very goodmeadow - grassy landreason - causespoiled - ruined
14Say the words. Read the sentences. Fill in the blank. Vocabulary ReviewSay the words.Read the sentences.Fill in the blank.
15The rain _______ Eeyore’s day alonecheerfinemeadowreasonspoiled
16You should swim with a buddy because it’s not safe to swim _____. meadowspoiledfinereasonalonecheer
17The rabbit lives in the _______. meadowcheerspoiledreasonspoiledfineThe rabbit lives in the _______.
18A bunny hug will ______ you up. cheerreasonalonespoiledmeadowfine
19The ________ I don’t have my homework is that the dog ate it. spoiledreasonmeadowfinecheeralone
20Granddad will feel ____ after his nap. cheerreasonspoiledmeadowfinealoneGranddad will feel ____ after his nap.
21Match the Letters to the Words. reason – ___cheer ___meadow –___spoiled - ___alone – ___fine –__- not with anyone- make glad- very good- grassy land- cause- ruinedEBDFAC
22Skill Sites Days With Frog and Toad: Matching exercise #1 Test Tutor: compare and contrast (Harcourt)Reading Rocket: compare and contrast (Harcourt)Lesson in compare and contrastPractice in compare and contrast:Contrasting Characters:Quia: Change y to i pluralsChanging y to i and adding es/Let's practice using a Venn diagram!!Grammar: Exclamations and Commands (Harcourt)
23More Interactive Sites Frog FactsBuilding Background: Days With Frog and ToadSpace Kids: Things to do along.All About FrogsColor Me Frog! Coloring pagesFrog & Toad Facts (Teacher Information)Green Frog - Paint onlineToad - Paint online