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New Review The Lorax Reader’s Theater
Bring a reading of Dr. Seuss' The Lorax to life with this reader's theater script. Simply assign roles and read through the script as a class, or spend time creating props and costumes for a school-wide performance, the choice is yours.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 6 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
What Lies Beneath: A Strategy for Introducing Literary Symbolism
“It’s not about what it is, it’s about what it can become.” You’re never too old for Dr. Seuss and using The Sneetches and The Lorax is a great way to introduce readers to allegories, parables, and literary symbolism. The lessons included in this richly detailed resource use such diverse tales as James Aggrey’s “The Parable of The Eagle,” James Thurber’s “The Moth and the Star,” and William Faulkner’s “The Bear” to model how to uncover the levels of meaning in symbolic stories.
9th - 12th Language Arts 40 Views 31 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
“THE LORAX” by Dr. Seuss
Few children's books convey the message of conservation as well as Dr. Seuss' The Lorax. Read the story aloud, emphasizing the interconnectedness of plants and animals in an ecosystem and discussing different ways people can help the environment.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 110 Views 89 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
"The Lorax"- An Environmental Issue
Students create a solution to an environmental problem. In this environmental protection lesson plan, students watch The Lorax and write down all the environmental issues they see. Students discuss the issues and are then assigned an area or problem to develop a solution for.
5th - 6th Science 25 Views 146 Downloads
The Lorax Movie
First graders identify text features and how they communicate meaning to the reader. In this media literacy lesson, 1st graders view the movie The Lorax and discuss how students from another country would respond to this movie. Students write one sentence and draw an illustration.
1st Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 61 Downloads
Legend of The Lorax
Students explore ecosystems. They read or listen to Dr. Seuss' The Lorax to draw conclusions and make predictions about the environmental impact and use of resources. They write poems about real forests and the wildlife which inhabit them, draw pictures and create collages and ads.
4th - 6th Science 7 Views 42 Downloads
Solid Waste and Our Natural Resources: Utilizing the Story THE LORAX
Learners gain an introduction to our planet's solid waste problem and our personal responsibility in curbing and solving said problem through the use of Dr. Seuss' book, The Lorax. After hearing the book, class discussion follows.
K - 12th Science 13 Views 73 Downloads
The students recall events from Dr. Seuss' story The Lorax and make connections to environmental issues affecting their lives. They are expected to reflect on the facts of the story and respond verbally stating the inferences they made in order to devise alternative endings or possible solutions.
K - 7th Science 23 Views 177 Downloads
Boom and Bust in the Ozark Forests
Here is a hard-hitting, cross-curricular lesson on the effects that the deforestation of the Ozark forests in the 19th century had on the people, animals, and ecosystems of the area. The Dr. Seuss book The Lorax is used as a way of comparing what happened in that story to what actually happened in the Ozarks.
5th - 8th Language Arts 10 Views 18 Downloads
Understanding Life System: Growth and Changes in Plants
Third graders research ways in which plants are essential to humans. In this Global Peace lesson, 3rd graders participate in tasks, such as creating a propaganda poster. Students may watch the film, The Lorax, as a closing activity.
3rd Science 6 Views 17 Downloads
Teaching with The Lorax by Dr. Seuss
Dr. Seuss', The Lorax is the book used to identify ways to care for the environment and natural resources. Your class will create presentations to share with first graders after identifying literacy skill that are important for young children.
1st - 12th 21st Century Skills 11 Views 122 Downloads