This week's standards:
* Students use biographies and stories to understand the individuals who are
honored by the nation. (Social Studies: History)
* Students identify forms and elements of literature. (Language arts: Reading)
1. Make up the front page of a newspaper using Dr. Seuss characters and stories.
2. Create an invitation for a Dr. Seuss birthday party. Then find five people in the
newspaper whom you would invite to a party for Dr. Seuss. Why would Dr.
Seuss like the people you chose?
3. Newspaper in Education Week is this week. Look through your newspaper.
Draw a circle around (a) your favorite news story, (b) your favorite television
program, (c) an ad for your favorite store, and (d) a photograph you like.
4. Make a list of five skills or personal qualities that made Dr. Seuss a good
writer. How did each of these qualities influence his writing?
5. Use resource books and the Internet to learn more about your favorite author.
Use these questions to guide your research: Who is the writer? What books did
he/she write? When did the writer become interested in children's books? How
long did it take for him/her to publish a first book?.
(standards by Dr. Sherrye D. Garrett, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi)Copyright © 2015, CT Now