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1 By Jackie Mims Hopkins Illustrated by Michael Austin The Horned Toad PrinceCompiled by Terry Sams PES & Latonia Wolfe DESBy Jackie Mims HopkinsIllustrated by Michael Austin
2 Study Skills Genre: Modern Fairy Tale Comprehension Skill: Author’s purposeComprehension Strategy: Story StructureComprehension Review Skill:SequenceVocabulary: Context clues
3 Genre: Modern Fairy Tales In modern fairy tales the characters and events are magical.Modern fairy tales are set in modern or present day times .Modern fairy tales are similar to regular fairy tales but are set in the present.
4 SummaryOn the windy prairies of the Southwest, Reba Jo meets a horned toad who makes a deal with her. When Reba Jo doesn’t hold up to her end of the bargain, the horned toad is offended and asks for a simple kiss. That kiss unlocks a magical spell and the ugly toad becomes a prince!
5 Comprehension SkillAuthor’s Purpose is the author’s reason or reasons for writing this story.Authors don’t usually tell you this. You have to figure the reasons out.It might be to inform or teach, to entertain, to express their feelings, and to persuade or convince you.
6 Comprehension Review Skill Sequence Sequence is the order of the events that occur in a story.You can determine the order of events by clue words such as first and next, in the beginning, then, following, after, and finally.Some story events may occur at the same time.Other clue words to indicate sequence might be in the beginning, then, following, after, and finally.Other story events, such as flashbacks, are told out of order.
7 Vocabulary Skill – Context Clues When you see unfamiliar words, use context clues, or words around the unfamiliar word, to figure out its meaning.The context may give a definition or an explanation.Example: Animals that eat other animals are called predatorsSometimes a synonym is used as a context clue.Example: Komodo dragons are carnivores, or meat-eaters.
8 Let’s Practice Context Clues TE page 111c has a great T-chart activity to try.
9 Research/Study Skill – illustration/caption/label An illustration can be a photograph, drawing, or diagram.A caption is the text that tells about the illustration. It is usually found below or next to the illustration.A label is a word or phrase that names part of the illustration.
10 Research/Study Skill – illustration/caption/label What is the purpose of an illustration?How does and illustration help you better understand the text?How do the captions or labels help you understand the illustrations?
11 What is unique about the landscape of the Southwest? Question of the WeekWhat is unique about the landscape of the Southwest?
12 Day 2 - Question of the Day In what ways is the Southwestern setting important to The Horned Toad Prince?
13 Day 3 - Question of the Day – What important lesson did Prince Maximillian teach Reba Jo?
14 Day 4 - Question of the Day - How is the horned lizard suited to life in the Sonoran desert?
15 Vocabulary - Say Itbargainfavorlassoedoffendedprairieriverbed
16 More Words to Knowsassytwangcorralsuspiciouslyfrontierrodeo
17 Weekly Fluency Check - Volume of Voice TE 111a You will need to match your voice volume to the size of the room or group you are reading to.Go to page 99 and let’s reread like a toad using a small voice when he speaks and increase our volume when we cries out .
18 Literary Device –Dialect TE Pg. 111b Dialect helps readers gain a sense of how characters from a particular group or region speak. Dialect differs from the standard English in pronunciation, vocabulary, and grammar.Look at the word “howdy” on page 100 paragraph 3. What do you think it means?What region do you think the father’s dialect is from?Let’s list as many different greetings of different dialects as we can.
19 Review QuestionsHow can you tell the setting of this story is a desert?What does “a peck of trouble” mean in this story?Why does the author describe how Reba Jo spent her time?What is the most important thing Reba Jo learns?
20 Why did the author write this story? Review QuestionsWhy did the author write this story?Why does Reba Jo do 3 favors for the toad?Why does she want to stay near the riverbed at the beginning of the story?
21 Fun StuffMore on The Toad and the PrinceWeb QuestQuiz - OnlineMore InformationVocabulary Quiz
22 An agreement to trade or exchange: deal bargainAn agreement to trade or exchange: deal
53 The mad, foaming at the mouth dog was behaving very suspiciously.
54 The mad, foaming at the mouth dog was behaving very suspiciously.
55 te111gis used every day by people with computers and internet access.Each person has a specific address and personal password.People use as a quick and easy type of communication.It is very similar to letters.You may also pictures or other fun things.
56 (Writing Transparency 4A) Writing AssignmentAll good writing has a purpose. In an invitation, for example, the purpose is to inform.Please write an invitation. Remember to inform the reader about an event and ask him or her to attend.(Writing Transparency 4A)
57 This Week’s Word Wall Words Click and type your own words for this week:
58 prairie finally calorie movie honey country valley empty money city Spelling Words Long eprairiecaloriehoneyvalleymoneyfinallymoviecountryemptycity
59 rookie balcony hockey steady collie alley breezy trolley jury misty Long erookiehockeycolliebreezyjurybalconysteadyalleytrolleymisty
60 frequency parsley journey chimney attorney CHALLENGEfrequencyparsleyjourneychimneyattorney
61 Let’s review our Spelling words Let’s review our Spelling words. Watch carefully because they will flash on the screen for just a moment. We can clap as we spell the word, or we might just practice reading the words.