Dr. Seuss Comes to Middle School Math Class

If you think Dr. Seuss has no place in a math classroom, then take a look at this resource. Based on the classic children's book Green Eggs and Ham, this sequence of activities engages children learning to model real-world contexts with algebraic expressions and equations.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the activities described in this resource as the basis for a lesson series on writing and solving algebraic equations and expressions
  • Create a set of worksheets that allow students to record their work during these activities
Pros

  • Resource includes teacher talk that supports the implementation of these activities and discussions
  • Activities facilitate collaboration and critical thinking
Cons

  • None