Dr. Seuss Author Study
- Grades: PreK–K, 1–2
March 2 is Dr. Seuss's birthday, but any day is a good day for a book by this perennial favorite!
Start your author study by reading a short biography of Dr. Seuss and choosing some of his books to read. Then use the activities and lessons below to have fun with Seuss's unique characters, imaginative tales, and rhythmic language. Extend the lessons by directing students to the Suessville website.
For more lesson ideas, see Teaching with Favorite Dr. Seuss Books published by Scholastic Professional Books.
Activities designed to help celebrate Dr. Seuss Day on March 2nd. Four classic Seuss tales are outlined, along with activities for each story.
Green eggs, comfy pajamas, Cat in the Hat hats, and other imaginative activities to help you celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday
Dr. Seuss stories are full of invitations to build literacy skills. Rhyming words teach vowel sounds, reinforce spelling patterns, build sight vocabulary, and more.
Use Dr. Seuss'stories to teach vowel sounds, reinforce spelling patterns, build sight vocabulary, and more. Nine different activities from the book Teaching With Favorite Dr. Seuss Books
Students create their own zany hats that serve as data for a graphing activity.
Students enjoy the craziness of the cats holding up their tails in King Looie Katz.
Students delight in creating their own wish lists while taking on the role of the boy in this Seuss classic.
Students enjoy creating zany designs on plastic eggs and then trying to find rhyming words inside.
Dr. Seuss injects humor into this serious tale of conflict, offering a great opportunity for a student discussion on valuing diversity.
With their own sets of "fake feet," students enjoy measuring any and all objects they can find!