Group of 5 students
Look through and discuss pictures prior to reading.
Student #1: What is the title of our story?
Look at the picture on pg .31, what does it look like is happening?
(Toad brought cookies to Frog)
Turn the pg. Group: What are Frog and Toad doing? (Eating the cookies)
Turn the pg. Student #2: Why do you think they are frowning? (They ate too many cookies!)
Turn the pg. Group: What do you think they will do with the box? (Put the cookies in it)
Turn Pg. Student #3: Why do you think they are putting the box on top of this tall cabinet? (To hide it)
Turn Pg. Students #4&5: What do the birds have? (The box of cookies)
Ok, now lets read the story and exactly what happens!
Student #1 could you read pg 30-31 and stop.
Who baked the cookies? (Toad)
He shared them with Frog. What did Frog say about the Cookies? (They were the best)
Student #2 could you read pages 32-33 and stop please.
Do you think they stopped after one very last cookie? (NO)
Why do they keep saying they should stop eating the cookies? What may happen if they don’t? (They may get sick)
Student #3 will you read pg 34-37 and stop please.
Why did they put the cookies in a box? (So they wouldn’t eat anymore)
Do you think the box will keep them from eating the cookies? (No)
Student #4 please read pg 38-39 and stop.
Could they hide the cookies from themselves? (No)
The box is open now; what do you think they will do? (Eat more cookies maybe?)
Student #5 will you read the last pg 40-41 please.
Who solved their problem? (Frog)
Tell me again what will power is? (Trying hard not to do something you really want to do)
Which one of them does not have will power? (Toad)
Do you think he may share his cake with Frog? (yes)
Do you think Frog would eat some of it? (yes)
Summarize: Ok, Frog and Toad were eating so many cookies they were getting sick. They didn’t have any what? (Will Power) They tried to put the cookies in a ______(box). Then then they tied the box with string. Finally, Frog took the box of cookies outside and gave them to who? (The Birds) Toad still wanted more so he was going home to bake a cake. He did not have will power did he?
**Here are 2 cookies for you to enjoy! You must now have the will power to not ask for more and go back to your seats!**