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Teacher Resources by Grade
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|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Seuss and Silverstein: Posing Questions, Presenting Points
|Grades||9 – 12|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Four 45-minute sessions|
Ridley Park, Pennsylvania
Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Writing & Publishing Prose
The Comic Creator invites students to compose their own comic strips for a variety of contexts (prewriting, pre- and postreading activities, response to literature, and so on).
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.
Grades 1 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  November 20
Students are introduced to a Silverstein verse and asked for their impressions. They then draw that they imagine when they read one of his lines and then write a line or two to continue the passage.
Grades K – 2 | Calendar Activity |  March 1
After sharing The Cat in the Hat and other patterned books with students, groups brainstorm sets of rhyming words and create a story using these words.
Grades K – 6 | Calendar Activity |  May 13
Children show support for their favorite Children's Choice Book award finalist by designing a promotional book cover.