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Seuss and Silverstein: Posing Questions, Presenting Points
|Grades||9 – 12|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Four 45-minute sessions|
Ridley Park, Pennsylvania
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
- Computer with Internet access
- "The Zax" by Dr. Seuss (In The Sneetches and Other Stories, Random House, 1961)
- Books and Short Stories by Dr. Seuss and Shel Silverstein
Grades 6 – 12 | Student Interactive | Inquiry & Analysis
Students can map out the key literary elements of character, setting, conflict, and resolution as prewriting for their own fiction or as analysis of a text by another author in this secondary-level interactive.
|1.||Use the following websites to find biographies of Dr. Seuss and Shel Silverstein that you can share with your students.
|2.||Gather a selection of books and short stories by Dr. Seuss and Shel Silverstein. Suggested titles for high school students are listed in the Books and Short Stories by Dr. Seuss and Shel Silverstein.
|3.||Prepare to gather students into groups of four to five, and print out a Seuss/Silverstein Presentation Rubric for each group.