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- Kimberly K.
- Bourbonnais, IL
Oh, the Places You'll Go! Teacher Resources
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After listening to the story, Oh the Places You'll Go, by Dr. Seuss, and discussing the multiple meanings of the vocabulary words, 3rd graders wil participate in a language arts unit, consisting of 11 (45 minute) lessons. Learners will write in their journals, create hot air balloons, and study a map. Additionally, they will study vocabulary and rhyming words, create a brochure, and make kazoo style instruments. Adaptation: Any grade level
Students brainstorm what they want to be when they grow up. In this careers lesson, students discuss various jobs or careers. Students read Oh, the Places You'll Go. Students draw a picture of themselves in a career they might enjoy and write why they might choose this career. Visitors come in throughout the week to talk about their professions.
Courteous behavior is highlighted in these Dr. Seuss-themed activities. Learners eat green eggs and ham, watch a video, and complete a graphing activity. Your class can do research on the author, complete activities related to the book Oh the Places You Will Go, and make their own Dr. Seuss book with rhyming words and illustrations.
Students explore career opportunities. In this career lesson, students read Oh, the Places You'll Go by Dr. Seuss and discuss occupations and planning for them. Students research aspects of careers they are interested in and create PowerPoint presentations that feature the fruits of their research.
Prepositional phrases added to rough drafts increase writing fluency and add variety to the length of sentences. The group listens to the language used by Patricia MacLachlan in her book All the Places to Love, paying particular attention to the use and placement of prepositional phrases. This model is then used to revise a piece of writing completed earlier in the lesson.
Oh, the places you'll go! Rome, Sicily, Sardinia, Tuscany. Famous, as well as out-of-the-way places are yours. Pick a city, a region, UNESCO Heritage sites, or museums. Visit the graves of John Keats and Percy Bysshe Shelley. Learn how to make pasta. Whether an arm-chair traveler, a homeschooler, planning a trip, or reliving one, Italy is yours. And it’s free!