How the Grinch Stole Christmas Teacher Resources
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The Juicy Stuff Matters
Students explore and practice the strategy of summarization and scaffolding while mastering how to recap the details from a story and/or singling out what is important to recall from a story. They summarize the book, "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," by Dr.
1st - 4th English Language Arts
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Students participate in a P.E. game that focuses on strengthening the abdominal and leg muscles using scooters. With five students acting as the "Grinches," they guard beanbags while sitting on scooters, while the rest of the students attempt to get their presents back and make it safe back to "Whoville.
K - 2nd Physical Education
Getting Down to the Nitty Gritty
Learners summarize a selected piece of text fiction. After reviewing the correct way to read silently, students read "How The Grinch Stole Christmas," documenting important information on sticky notes. They write a summary paragraph using their recorded notes.
2nd - 3rd English Language Arts
A Christmas Carol: Discovering Treasures in Your Life
Students research language arts by analyzing several holiday stories. In this character development lesson, students read A Christmas Carol and The Grinch Who Stole Christmas while identifying the characters, plot and settings. Students complete a worksheet in which they demonstrate the similarities and differences between the main characters in both stories.
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Who is Dr. Seuss?
Young scholars study the author, Dr. Suess. In this author study lesson, students create a KWL chart on information they know about Dr. Seuss. Young scholars are assigned roles, such as the researcher or recorders for their group assignment to find out more about Dr.
K - 2nd 21st Century Skills
Grinch Reading Comprehension
In this Grinch reading comprehension instructional activity, students respond to 25 various types of questions about the story "How the Grinch Stole Christmas." First, they describe who the Grinch was, where he lived, and what his dog's name was.
2nd - 3rd Social Studies & History
The Cat in the Hat is 50!
Have your class react to a number of statements about The Cat in the Hat, then read a news article about a special event honoring the birthday of the popular book. The teacher introduces an article with a discussion and vocabulary activity, then students read the news piece and participate in a class discussion.
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History
Books for Teaching about Cultural Diversity Through Celebrations
Students learn about different holidays through reading books. In this lesson, students are introduced to Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, La Posada, by listening to stories. Students read a book as a class about a holiday; after reading about the holiday they discuss the holiday and then do a fun activity.
Pre-K - K English Language Arts