Who is Dr. Seuss?

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Get to know the history of Dr. Seuss while using comprehension strategies in this short reading passage worksheet. After reading an engaging and informative article about Dr. Seuss, test readers' comprehension with questions that cover the passage's main idea, key details, and vocabulary. Then ask readers to make inferences based on what they read, and to rate their confidence in choosing the correct answer.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Conduct this lesson as part of a celebration of Dr. Seuss' birthday and Read Across America Day
  • Schedule time in the library, or on mobile learning devices, to research additional information about Dr. Seuss 
  • Since this worksheet does not require direct instruction, assign it to early finishers, scholars who need additional practice, or when substitutes are planning to visit 
Classroom Considerations

  • Copies are required
  • Learners may need to be familiarized with the rating scale used after each question 
Pros

  • Each comprehension question is followed by a rating scale to determine how confident readers feel about their answer
  • The passage tells a story of Dr Seuss your class members may not have heard before
Cons

  • There is no place to write the last question's short answer response