Lesson Plan

A Tale of Two Frogs

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Ribbit ribbit! Hop through a series of activities based on A Tale of Two Frogs. Kids read the Russian folktale and answer reading comprehension questions before working on phonics exercises, tracing dotting lines to make a path between lily pads, making butter from cream in small jars, and making their own sticky-tongued frogs to catch paper flies.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Divide the class into groups, and have them rotate through stations in your class that focus on each activity
  • Incorporate into your lesson about frogs, habitats, or folktales
  • Send some of the activities for homework, including the extension activities
Classroom Considerations
  • The cooking activity involves whipping cream; be sure that your learners don't have any dietary restrictions from dairy
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Pros
  • A fun way to address themes and concepts from the folktale
  • Involves several hands-on activities for kids to engage with the story
  • Comes with two different versions for kindergarten and first grade
Cons
  • None