Seuss Visualizing

Only one thing can compare to the whimsy of Dr. Seuss: a child's imagination. Pair the bouncing narrative of a Dr. Seuss book with your learner's illustrations in a fun reading activity. As you read a selected passage, your class draws what they believe the author is describing.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Show your class the illustrations from the story and see how they compare to the ones they craft
  • Perfect to use during the month of March
  • Use the activity to celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday
  • Choose one of Dr. Seuss's less famous works to encourage more imaginative illustrations
Classroom Considerations

  • Choose a section of the story with descriptive words and that is easy for youngsters to visualize
Pros

  • Encourages active listening and descriptive drawing
  • Emphasizes the importance of listening for details 
  • General worksheet could be applicable to any of Dr. Seuss's works, as well as any picture book you're reading in class
Cons

  • None