Reading with Arnold Lobel Author Study Grades 1-3 (Frog & Toad books)

EBOTM14162

$16.00 USD

Additional information:

  • Author : Rodgers, Kathleen

Kids love The Frog and Toad books and many other stories by Arnold Lobel!
These resources will help your students develop the literacy strategies necessary to derive meaning from print and illustrations, read to find new information about a topic, and think and write creatively, using these favorite children's stories as a springboard.

Includes:
  • Story summaries
  • Reproducible work sheets for 16 books authored by Arnold Lobel
  • Teacher suggestions
  • A resource list
  • Student tracking sheet
  • Comprehension, Word Study & Thinking About questions for each book
  • 23 addition activities in Research, Creative Writing, Drama, Art, Music
  • Answer key
Objectives
1. To familiarize students with an author and his writings and style of writing
2. To develop the literacy strategies necessary to obtain meaning from print.
3. To read to find new information about a topic deriving it from print and pictures.
4. To develop the student's ability to think and write creatively.

List of Skills

In section A. Comprehension, the children must locate details, make predictions, evaluate and analyze the character's actions and list events or actions.

In section B. Word Study, there is usually one question related to phonics and one to word study. The skills are listed as follows:

  • Phonics: blends, diphthongs, double consonants, hard and soft "g", short vowels, long vowels, "y" as a vowel
  • Word Study: adjectives, adverbs, alphabetical order, antonyms, compound words, definitions, nouns, prepositions, plurals, rhyming words, root words, suffixes (ed, ing, er, est), syllabication, synonyms, verbs (present and past tense)

A response sheet has been provided that should accommodate most responses from each of the reading activities.

Arnold Lobel Books Covered:
  1. The Bears of the Air
  2. Days With Frog and Toad
  3. Frog and Toad All Year
  4. Frog and Toad are Friends
  5. Frog and Toad Together
  6. Giant John
  7. Grasshopper on the Road
  8. Lucille
  9. The Man Who Took the Indoors Out
  10. Ming Lo Moves the Mountain
  11. Mouse Soup
  12. Mouse Tales
  13. Owl at Home
  14. Small Pig
  15. A Treeful of Pigs
  16. Uncle Elephant

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