Plot[ edit ] The story begins as a girl named Sally and her brother, who serves as the narrator of the book, sit alone in their house on a cold, rainy day, staring wistfully out the window. Then they hear a loud bump which is quickly followed by the arrival of the Cat in the Hat, a tall anthropomorphic cat in a red and white striped hat and a red bow tie.
Seuss' real name was Theodor Geisel. On books he wrote to be illustrated by others, he used the name LeSieg, which is Geisel spelled backwards. March 2nd is his birthday and Read Across America is celebrated the same day.
Make Bingo cards using clip art or scanned images from the books you're going to use of the characters. Don't forget to make corresponding "calling cards" with the appropriate character name.
Use wrapped red and white peppermint disks or other appropriate items as markers for the cards. If you're low on Dr. Seuss books, ask your students to bring in any they have ahead of time. This will give you more flexibility until you have time to add to your own collection.
Use a Venn diagram to compare and contrast two books. Anything rhyming goes with this unit! Seuss is all about some rhyming!!!
Seuss coloring pages as writing topics. Have the student color the page and then write a story about the picture. Less advanced students will write about what they see in the picture utilizing color words, etc.
More advanced students can write to retell the story. Have guest readers to come in and read to your class. Utilize administration, community leaders, volunteers, grandparents, parents, older students, teachers from other classes, etc.
Have students create quilt squares based on the characters in the books that you read. Take some of the recognizable sentences from some of the books and write them on sentence strips then cut the words apart. Have students rebuild the sentences in the pocketchart. Provide a model of the sentences if needed.
Seuss On the Loose tune: Seuss is on the loose, And this how we know.
Cats, hats, eggs and ham, Cats, hats, eggs and ham, Cats, hats, eggs and ham, We love his fun books so! Seuss books are on the AR list.Official site of Dr. Seuss and the Cat in the Hat featuring games, printable activities, the complete illustrated character guide, information about creator Theodor Geisel and his books for kids, parent and teacher resources, and a photo gallery of his artwork.
Find this Pin and more on Seuss - Yertle the Turtle by Angel Herring. Recycled egg cartons, how fun Today’s Dr Seuss book is new for me. It was a Christmas present this year and this week is a perfect opportunity to use it. The second graders could do this with the kindergardeners Yertle the Turtle Egg Carton Turtles from STRONGSTART.
Explore the works of Dr. Seuss, such as Horton Hears a Who, Horton Hatches and Egg, The Sneetches and Other Stories, The Lorax, The Butter Battle Book, and Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.
Each story lesson includes reading. Shmoop guide to Dr. Seuss writing style in Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories. Written by Ph.D. and Masters students from Stanford, Harvard, and Berkeley Yertle the Turtle was kind of the pond. A nice little pond.
It was clean. It was neat.
The water was warm. There was plenty to eat. The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum: A Walk Through. The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum was developed as a partnership between the Springfield Museums and Dr. Seuss Enterprises, L.P., as a tribute to Springfield native Theodor Seuss Geisel, also known as Dr.
Seuss. Geisel is quite simply the most beloved children’s book author of all time. March 2nd is Read Across America Day and the birthday of Theodor Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss! Here are some of the most wonderfully wacky and seuss-iest crafts from around the web in honor.