Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Dr Seuss

I'm a Character!
Transforming Ourselves Into Dr Seuss Characters

The role of author and illustrator can be confusing for many four year olds. Author studies are a good way to make these jobs more concrete.

One of our favorite author / illustrator is Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known to the world as the beloved Dr. Seuss. 

Discuss differences and similarities between the different books.
Rhyming Words
Silly Words
Story Message
Real / Make Believe
Character similarities / differences
Repeating color patterns
Uniqueness of Character

Illustrating Pictures:
After reviewing several books the child picks their favorite and begins to investigate the character they are interesting in transforming themselves into.

Adding the title or the name of their character incorporated some writing skills.

The children select the color of paint they will need for their character.

Character Transformation

10 Apples Up On Top / The Cat In The Hat / Daisy-Head Mazzie / The Grinch / Thing 2 / The Lorax

Highlighted Dr Seuss Books

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