Oh! the Places You'll Go!

Honor Dr. Seuss on his birthday with a read aloud of the story Oh! the Places You'll Go! and a variety of activities that inspire scholars to dream of their future endeavors. Readers take part in conversations, research the life of legendary Dr. Seuss, set goals, and listen to parents and guardians share their professional life experience.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Keep the bulletin board on display as a reminder for learners to work towards their goal, and for family members to view when they visit
  • Schedule time in the computer lab, library, or on mobile learning devices to research information about Dr. Seuss 
  • Write thank-you notes to family members for coming to speak about their profession   
Classroom Considerations

  • Although Dr. Seuss is usually taught in elementary school, the activities can lead to collaborative discussions for high school students deciding their career paths
  • Dr. Seuss's birthday, or Read Across America Day, is celebrated on March 2nd 
  • The resource is the third of four Dr. Seuss themes activity pages 

  • Encourages collaborative discussions
  • Bridges a school-home connection 
  • Provides two additional story titles to extend the author study 

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