Are the "Star-Belly Sneetches" Good Citizens?

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Create a tight-knit classroom community with a lesson that stresses the importance of belonging. First, Dr. Seuss lends his wise words about citizenship through The Sneetches and Other Stories. After a grand conversation about the story's elements and moral, scholars create a visual display answering the question, How will you make classmates feel like they belong?

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Laminate finished products to sustain top quality 
  • Allow early writers to dictate their sentence to you or an aide—write the sentence in highlighter so pupils can trace over it with pencil
  • Share learners' responses with parents and guardians; encourage them to look for and reward the positive behavior outside of school
Classroom Considerations

  • The resource is the third in a series of seven lessons promoting active citizenship
  • Visit the school library, or download The Sneetches and Other Stories by Dr. Seuss onto your personal learning device
Pros

  • Offers one extension activity 
  • Incorporates an engaging story with a positive message
Cons

  • None