After studying the life cycle of frogs, we read
Diary of a Worm, Diary of a Spider, and
Diary of a Fly by Doreen Cronin.
Then students had to pretend to be a
tadpole and write a diary with 3-4 entries
about the changes they were going through
becoming a frog. They had to include that
they grew hind legs, (tadpole with hind legs)
they grew front legs (froglet), developed
lungs and needed to go to the surface to
breathe, and that their tails shrunk and
disappeared. Many also included the change
I copied this front to back and folded it in
half to make a book.
Each page had a diary entry and an