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Anne Miller. Meet the Author and Illustrator: Arnold Lobel was born on May 22, 1933, in Los Angeles, California. He used to tell stories to his friends.

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1 Anne Miller

2 Meet the Author and Illustrator: Arnold 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, "When I write my stories, I always sit in the same chair."

3 Anne Miller The author writes the stories. The illustrator draws the pictures. The author and illustrator is Arnold Lobel 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.

4 Anne Miller Genre:Story A story has characters, a setting and a plot. Look for: Story events that happen in order. A plot with a beginning, a middle, and an end.

5 Anne Miller Vocabulary for alone cheer fine meadow reason spoiled

6 Anne Miller 1.Put your reading book on your desk. 2.Open your book to the glossary. 3.When you see the word Glossary, get ready to find the word in your book.

7 Anne Miller The walrus is alone on the ice. not with anyone alone -

8 Anne Miller cheer - make glad Frog wanted to cheer up Toad.

9 Anne Miller very good It is a fine day to go for a walk with Dad. fine -

10 Anne Miller meadow - grassy land The horses are grazing in the meadow.

11 Anne Miller reason Is there a reason pigs like mud? - cause

12 Anne Miller spoiled - ruined The spoiled strawberries cannot be eaten.

13 Anne Miller 1.alone - not with anyone 2.cheer - make glad 3.fine - very good 4.meadow - grassy land 5.reason - cause 6. spoiled - ruined

14 Anne Miller Say the words. Read the sentences. Fill in the blank.

15 Anne Miller alone cheer fine meadow reason spoiled The rain _______ Eeyores day

16 Anne Miller reason alone cheer You should swim with a buddy because its not safe to swim _____. meadow spoiled fine

17 Anne Miller reason spoiled fine The rabbit lives in the _______. meadow cheer spoiled

18 Anne Miller spoiled meadow fine A bunny hug will ______ you up. cheer reason alone

19 Anne Miller The ________ I dont have my homework is that the dog ate it. spoiled reason meadow fine cheer alone

20 Anne Miller cheer reason spoiled Granddad will feel ____ after his nap. meadow fine alone

21 Anne Miller 1.reason – ___ 2.cheer ___ 3.meadow –___ 4.spoiled - ___ 5.alone – ___ 6.fine –__ A.- not with anyone B.- make glad C.- very good D.- grassy land E.- cause F.- ruined B E C D A F

22 Anne Miller Skill Sites Days With Frog and Toad: Matching exercise #1Days With Frog and Toad: Matching exercise Days With Frog and Toad: Matching exercise #2Days With Frog and Toad: Matching exercise Days With Frog and Toad: Matching exercise #3Days With Frog and Toad: Matching exercise Test Tutor: compare and contrast (Harcourt)Test Tutor: compare and contrast Reading Rocket: compare and contrast (Harcourt)Reading Rocket: compare and contrast Lesson in compare and contrast Practice in compare and contrast: Contrasting Characters: Quia: Change y to i plurals Changing y to i and adding es/ Let's practice using a Venn diagram!! Grammar: Exclamations and Commands (Harcourt)Exclamations and Commands

23 Anne Miller Frog Facts Building Background: Days With Frog and Toad Space Kids: Space Kids: Things to do along. All About Frogs Color Me Frog!Color Me Frog! Coloring pages Frog & Toad FactsFrog & Toad Facts (Teacher Information) Green FrogGreen Frog - Paint online ToadToad - Paint online More Interactive Sites

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