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Cane Toad

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Nocturnal frogs, like the cane toad, have horizontal irises. Your science class can learn more facts about the cane toad with this superb video. The narrator is easy to understand and, while she speaks, holds a real life cane toad!
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Frog Garden Party! Toads and Triangles in the Math Garden

For Teachers 4th Standards
It's frog party time! With frog banners, frog juice, and a triangle hunt, your garden party is sure to be both entertaining and educational. The lesson connects geometry, earth science, and delicious snacks to teach kids about ecosystems...
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Frog and Toad are Friends

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students view a 30-minute video activity to discover information about the characteristics of frogs and toads. They then transform themselves into frogs and participate in a Jumping Frog Jubilee. They work in groups of three to measure...
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Frog and Toad Button Sorting

For Teachers K - 1st
Students explore sorting.  In this cross curriculum literature and classification lesson plan, students listen to The Lost Button (a Frog and Toad story) and play a classification game with a partner in which they sort buttons by...
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Frog and Toad Are Friends

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders complete pre reading, writing, during reading, and interdisciplinary activities for the book Frog and Toad are Friends. In this reading lesson plan, 2nd graders complete journal entries, go over vocabulary, answer short...
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Frog Or Toad?

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this expository comprehension worksheet, students read a 1-page informational article about frogs and toads, answer short answer questions, and fill out a Venn diagram to compare the two amphibians.
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Garden Pests & Problems: Toad Town

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this garden pests & problems toad town worksheet, students read and follow directions for building a home and a pond for a toad to help with insect control in a garden.
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Compare and Contrast: Frogs and Toads

For Students 2nd - 4th
Practice comparing and contrasting in this worksheet. Young learners read a passage about frogs and toads, observe signal words, and identify ways they are the same and different. They write short answer examples, complete a Venn...
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Frog and Toad on the Number Line

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
Administer a learning activity that challenges your class to use a number line in the form of lily pads. Learners are instructed to display the number of hops that Toad and Frog take during their journey on a number line. Young...
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What is it...A Frog or a Toad?

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students write a story. In this frogs and toads comparison lesson, students read facts comparing frogs and toads, use a t-chart to record factual information and complete a Venn Diagram. Students complete a four square writing template...
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Differences Between Frogs and Toads

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students use the Internet to research the differences between frogs and toads.
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Picture Scramble: American Toad, Water Boatman, Baldcypress

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this science and visual discrimination worksheet, students examine images of an American toad, water boatman and baldcypress. Next to each picture is the same image which has been divided into 9 pieces and scrambled. Students place...
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Imagination Or Observation?

For Teachers K
Read the books, "Frog and Toad Are Friends," and "Tale of a Tadpole," to distinguish between fantasy and reality in the books. In this reading comprehension lesson plan, students review the similarities and differences in each book with...
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Frog or Toad? How Can You Tell?

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students compare and contrast frogs and toads. In groups, they research the life cycle of amphibians, their life cycles, breeding habits and ways they survive. Students list words or phrases describing their amphibian. After trading...
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Frog and Toad All Year: comprehension skills

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this comprehension skills activity, students read the book Frog and Toad All Year and complete comprehension activities. Students complete 5 activities including cause and effect, drawing conclusions, predicting, and character.
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Frog and Toad All Year: vocabulary words

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this vocabulary words instructional activity, students read the book Frog and Toad All Year and put their vocabulary words into abc order and into sentences. Students do this for 8 words.
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For Teachers 4th - 6th
More discrete than the squirrels and birds in your backyard, you may find a few amphibians hidden on the ground. Check under logs and leaves; you may find some salamanders. American toads are also very common in backyards. Although this...
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Frog and Toad Together by Arnold Lobel

For Students 1st Standards
A three-part assessment tests scholars' reading and writing capabilities. Young readers listen to and read an excerpt from Frog and Toad Together by Arnold Lobel. After drawing pictures of what is memorable, learners discuss their notes...
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TOADS: An Introduction to Map Reading

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students discuss the acronym TOADS as a way to read maps. In this geography lesson, students work with a partner, finding the TOADS on individual maps and record their findings on a worksheet. Students practice reading various maps and...
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Imagination or Observation?

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students are able to practice distinguishing fantasy from reality. They read two stories about frogs. Students look at the cover of Tale of a Tadpole. They are asked: "Is this a photograph or a picture that someone drew? Do you think...
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Writing a Letter to a Friend

For Teachers 1st
First graders practice their letter writing skills by writing to a fictional character.  In this formal writing lesson, 1st graders read the books The Jolly Postman and Frog and Toad are Friends to examine the different parts of a...

Mid-Unit Assessment: Close Reading of the "Spadefoot Toad"

For Teachers 3rd Standards
A mid-unit assessment challenges scholars to use their close reading skills to identify the main idea and key details. After reading a brief excerpt, learners answer a series of questions—multiple-choice, short answer—complete a graphic...
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Toad Tag

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students who are chosen as taggers move throughout the area tagging others using a locomotor pattern of choice like walking, hopping, skipping, etc. When tagged, a spell has been cast upon them, turning them into a toad or frog.
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The Adjective Toad

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students listen to the story Toad, then the story is reread without any adjectives. The class discusses the importance of details in a story. Then the class creates a collaborative book following the same story pattern.

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