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Technology with Dr. Seuss

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Pre-test - How much do you know about Dr. Seuss?

Who is Dr. Seuss?

  • Quiz your students before and after about Dr. Seuss using Socrative or Infused Learning. Pre-Test
  • Read the story "The Boy on Fairfield Street" - a non-fiction book about Dr. Seuss.
  • Have students create mindmaps or timelines using various apps and websites about Dr. Seuss.

Books without Endings

The Lorax and The Butter Battle Book have no true ending. After reading one of these selections, have students use the computer to compose their own ending to one of these stories.

If I Ran the Zoo

After sharing this book with students, use the app or website - SWITCHZOO to create their own animal for their zoo. Have them write or record information about their animal - what it eats, where it lives, how it moves, and more.

Alliteration with Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss's ABCs is full of alliterations. Challenge the students to use alliteration to describe themselves using only words that start with the first letter of their name. Have students create wordles with their names and alliteration words. Websites and apps listed below. (wordle.net and Word Salad)

Word Families

After reading one of many Dr. Seuss titles that rhyme, have students generate word families that can be put into Word Clouds, powerpoints, mindmaps and more.

In 50 Words or Less

Have students research the history of the book Green Eggs and Ham. Dr. Seuss wrote this book as a bet with his editor that he could write a book only using 50 words! Challenge your students to a similar bet. Write a sentence or a story about a picture using only a certain number of words. You can use the piclits website or the app Tell About It!

Fun and Useful Websites

Suggested Apps for Activities