Please answer the following questions on paper. Restate the question in the answer and skip a line between each question. Please write a your name on the top of your paper.
Example: Who is Mrs. Frisby? Mrs. Frisby is a widowed mouse.
“Spring” by Arnold Lobel
RL 4: Authors can show feelings with clue words. [Reread p. 6] What clues show us that Toad is sad or tired?
RL 1: (p. 8) What four action words (verbs) tell us what Frog wants to do with Toad now that it’s spring?
RL 7: (p. 10) How would you describe Frog?
RL 1: (p. 10) Why doesn’t Frog just give up on Toad?
RL 7: How would you describe Toad?
RL 3: (p. 13) Does Frog give up on Toad when Toad goes back to bed? What does Frog do to convince Toad to get up?
“The Story” by Arnold Lobel
RL 1: (p. 16) When Frog wasn’t feeling well, what did Toad tell him to do?
RL 3: (p. 17) What did Frog ask Toad to do for him?
RL 3: (p. 18-24) What four things did Toad do to try to think of a story to tell Frog?
RL 9: (p. 25) Did Frog get better? Why do you think Frog got better?
RL 2: Why is “The Story” funny?
RL 2: Toad tried very hard to help Frog. Why did he do that?
“A Lost Button” by Arnold Lobel
RL 1: (p. 28-29) Who lost a button off of his jacket?
RL 3: (p. 30) What did Frog want to do to help his friend, Toad?
RL 4: (p. 36) How did Toad feel when they couldn’t find his button? How did Toad act when he got angry?
RL 1: (p. 37) Where did Toad find his button?
RL 1: (p. 38) What did Toad do with all of the buttons he got?
RL 2: (p. 39) Why did Toad give his jacket to Frog?
“A Swim” by Arnold Lobel
RL 1: (p. 40) Who wants to wear a bathing suit to go for a swim? Do you think that is something he needs to do, or something he wants to do?
RL 3: (p. 42) Why doesn’t Toad want Frog to look at him?
RL 1: (p. 48) Name three animals that were waiting on the riverbank to see something funny.
RL 3: (p. 49) Why did Toad decide to get out of the water?
RL 7: (p. 50) Look at the illustration on p. 50. Why did all the animals laugh when they saw Toad?
RL 9: (p. 52) How is Toad different than Frog?
“The Letter” by Arnold Lobel
RL 1: (p. 54) Why is Toad sad?
RL 3 (p. 55) After Frog noticed Toad was sad, what did they do together?
RL 4: (p. 57) Why did Frog hurry home?
RL 3: (p. 57) Why was giving the letter to Snail funny?
RL 1: (p. 62) [pair share] What did Frog say in his letter to Toad?
RL 1: (p. 64) How long did it take for Frog’s letter to come?
RL 1: (p. 64) Why do you think Toad was “very pleased” to have it, even though he already knew what it said?