Down the Hill
by Arnold Lobel
Come see Frog and Toad in a
story about two friends!
stomp their feet
during the dance.
Definition: Very nice
Sentence: The fine China was put on the
table for the party.
Motion: Pretend you are
holding a tea cup and drink
Definition: To move quickly
Sentence: The men rushed
so they would not be late Motion: Run in
to work. place
played leap frog in
Motion: Squat down and
pretend to leap like a frog.
Definition: to guide
Sentence: He used the Motion:
wheel to steer the boat. Pretend to
steer a boat.
Definition: To make a quick
Motion: Hold hands
over head and pretend
to dive into a pool.
Sentence: The girls did a
dive into the pool.
Using the vocabulary in a
Frog and Toad went outside. They tramped through the snow.
Frog wanted to ride his sled but Toad was afraid. “I will be with you”,
said Frog. “It will be a fine, fast ride.” The sled began to move down
the hill. “Here we go!” Said Frog. There was a bump. Frog fell off the
sled. Toad rushed past trees and rocks. “Frog, I am glad that you are
here,” said Toad. Toad leaped over a snow bank. “I could not steer
the sled without you, Frog,” he said. “You are right! Winter is fun!”
A crow flying by told Toad that he was alone on the sled. The sled hit
a tree. It hit a rock. The sled dived into the snow. Frog came running
down the hill and told him he did a good job by himself. Toad said,
“Winter may be beautiful but bed is much better!” Then he went