The Horned Toad Prince By Jacki e Mims Hopkins Illustrated by Michael Austin
Study Skills <ul><ul><li>Genre: Modern Fairy Tale </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Comprehension Skill: Author’s purpose  </li><...
Genre: Modern Fairy Tales <ul><ul><li>In  modern fairy tales  the characters and events are magical. </li></ul></ul><ul><u...
Summary On the windy prairies of the Southwest, Reba Jo meets a horned toad who makes a deal with her. When Reba Jo doesn’...
Comprehension Skill <ul><ul><li>Author’s Purpose  is the author’s reason or reasons for writing this story.  </li></ul></u...
Comprehension Review Skill  Sequence <ul><ul><li>Sequence   is the order of the events that occur in a story. </li></ul></...
Vocabulary Skill  –   Context Clues <ul><ul><li>When you see unfamiliar words, use context clues, or words around the unfa...
Vocabulary - Say It <ul><ul><li>bargain   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>favor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>lassoed </li></ul></...
More Words to Know <ul><ul><li>sassy   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>twang </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>corral </li></ul></ul><...
Fun Stuff  <ul><ul><li>More on The Toad and the Prince  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quiz - Online </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><l...
bargain <ul><ul><li>An agreement to trade or exchange: deal </li></ul></ul>
favor <ul><ul><li>act of kindness </li></ul></ul>
lassoed <ul><ul><li>roped; caught with a long rope with a loop on the end </li></ul></ul>
offended <ul><ul><li>hurt the feelings of someone: made angry </li></ul></ul>
prairie <ul><ul><li>large area of level or rolling land with grass but few or no trees </li></ul></ul>
riverbed <ul><ul><li>channel in which a river flows or used to flow </li></ul></ul>
shrieked <ul><ul><li>made a loud, sharp, shrill sound   </li></ul></ul>
sassy <ul><ul><li>rude; lively; spirited </li></ul></ul>
twang <ul><ul><li>to make a sharp, ringing, sound </li></ul></ul>
suspiciously <ul><ul><li>without trust, doubtfully </li></ul></ul>
corral <ul><ul><li>pen for horses, cattle, and so on </li></ul></ul>
frontier <ul><ul><li>the farthest part of a settled country, where the wilds begin </li></ul></ul>
rodeo <ul><ul><li>a contest or exhibition of skill in roping cattle, riding horses and bulls, and so on </li></ul></ul>
The sassy little girl was rude.
The sassy little girl was rude.
The teacher shrieked when she saw the snake!
The teacher  shrieked  when she saw the snake!
The Dollar Tree has a lot of great bargains.
The Dollar Tree has a lot of great bargains.
Would you do me a favor?
Would you do me a  favor ?
We saw fish in the riverbed.
We saw fish in the  riverbed .
The boy was offended because I did not like his shirt.
The boy was offended because I did not like his shirt.
What type of Native Americans would live on a prairie.
What type of Native Americans would live on a  prairie ?
The cowboy lassoed a calf.
The cowboy  lassoed  a calf.
The bell made a sharp twang sound.
The bell made a sharp  twang  sound.
The mad, foaming at the mouth dog was behaving very suspiciously.
The mad, foaming at the mouth dog was behaving very  suspiciously .
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Reading The Horned Toad Prince

  1. 1. The Horned Toad Prince By Jacki e Mims Hopkins Illustrated by Michael Austin
  2. 2. Study Skills <ul><ul><li>Genre: Modern Fairy Tale </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Comprehension Skill: Author’s purpose </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Comprehension Strategy: Story Structure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Comprehension Review Skill: </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Sequence </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Vocabulary: Context clues </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Genre: Modern Fairy Tales <ul><ul><li>In modern fairy tales the characters and events are magical. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Modern fairy tales are set in modern or present day times . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Modern fairy tales are similar to regular fairy tales but are set in the present. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Summary On the windy prairies of the Southwest, Reba Jo meets a horned toad who makes a deal with her. When Reba Jo doesn’t hold up to her end of the bargain, the horned toad is offended and asks for a simple kiss. That kiss unlocks a magical spell and the ugly toad becomes a prince!
  5. 5. Comprehension Skill <ul><ul><li>Author’s Purpose is the author’s reason or reasons for writing this story. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Authors don’t usually tell you this. You have to figure the reasons out. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It might be to inform or teach, to entertain, to express their feelings, and to persuade or convince you. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Comprehension Review Skill Sequence <ul><ul><li>Sequence is the order of the events that occur in a story. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You can determine the order of events by clue words such as first and next, in the beginning, then, following, after, and finally . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some story events may occur at the same time. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other clue words to indicate sequence might be in the beginning, then, following, after, and finally . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other story events, such as flashbacks , are told out of order. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Vocabulary Skill – Context Clues <ul><ul><li>When you see unfamiliar words, use context clues, or words around the unfamiliar word, to figure out its meaning. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The context may give a definition or an explanation. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Example: Animals that eat other animals are called predators </li></ul><ul><li>Sometimes a synonym is used as a context clue . </li></ul><ul><li>Example: Komodo dragons are carnivores, or meat-eaters. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Vocabulary - Say It <ul><ul><li>bargain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>favor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>lassoed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>offended </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>prairie </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>riverbed </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. More Words to Know <ul><ul><li>sassy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>twang </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>corral </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>suspiciously </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>frontier </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>rodeo </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Fun Stuff <ul><ul><li>More on The Toad and the Prince </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quiz - Online </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More Information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vocabulary Quiz </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. bargain <ul><ul><li>An agreement to trade or exchange: deal </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. favor <ul><ul><li>act of kindness </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. lassoed <ul><ul><li>roped; caught with a long rope with a loop on the end </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. offended <ul><ul><li>hurt the feelings of someone: made angry </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. prairie <ul><ul><li>large area of level or rolling land with grass but few or no trees </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. riverbed <ul><ul><li>channel in which a river flows or used to flow </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. shrieked <ul><ul><li>made a loud, sharp, shrill sound </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. sassy <ul><ul><li>rude; lively; spirited </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. twang <ul><ul><li>to make a sharp, ringing, sound </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. suspiciously <ul><ul><li>without trust, doubtfully </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. corral <ul><ul><li>pen for horses, cattle, and so on </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. frontier <ul><ul><li>the farthest part of a settled country, where the wilds begin </li></ul></ul>
  23. 23. rodeo <ul><ul><li>a contest or exhibition of skill in roping cattle, riding horses and bulls, and so on </li></ul></ul>
  24. 24. The sassy little girl was rude.
  25. 25. The sassy little girl was rude.
  26. 26. The teacher shrieked when she saw the snake!
  27. 27. The teacher shrieked when she saw the snake!
  28. 28. The Dollar Tree has a lot of great bargains.
  29. 29. The Dollar Tree has a lot of great bargains.
  30. 30. Would you do me a favor?
  31. 31. Would you do me a favor ?
  32. 32. We saw fish in the riverbed.
  33. 33. We saw fish in the riverbed .
  34. 34. The boy was offended because I did not like his shirt.
  35. 35. The boy was offended because I did not like his shirt.
  36. 36. What type of Native Americans would live on a prairie.
  37. 37. What type of Native Americans would live on a prairie ?
  38. 38. The cowboy lassoed a calf.
  39. 39. The cowboy lassoed a calf.
  40. 40. The bell made a sharp twang sound.
  41. 41. The bell made a sharp twang sound.
  42. 42. The mad, foaming at the mouth dog was behaving very suspiciously.
  43. 43. The mad, foaming at the mouth dog was behaving very suspiciously .
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