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2 The Lorax Movie February 27, 2012 Click Icon for Teacher Information SUPPLEMENTAL ACTIVITY ©1997-2012 N2Y, Inc. ©SymbolStix, LLC used with permission

3 Supplemental Activity includes eight pages of information and six question and answer activities. Also included are links for video viewing. The Supplemental Activity is intended to enhance News-2-You and Unique (ULS) content. Newspaper Overview Topic: The Lorax Movie The Dr. Seuss story, The Lorax, is also a new 3D movie, opening March 2. In the movie, 12 year-old Ted goes to someone called the Once-ler to find why there are no trees in his town. The Once-ler tells Ted that he cut down all the fuzzy Truffula trees to make popular clothing called Thneeds. The movie has a message for everyone: protect the environment. ULS Overview Topic: History Many families enjoy reading books together, such as The Lorax by Dr. Seuss. Each state has a state tree; The Lorax movie is about trees and the environment. Long ago, the United States had more trees and forests than today. Like The Lorax movie, history has messages that we can learn from. ©1997-2012 N2Y, Inc. ©SymbolStix, LLC used with permission The Lorax Movie February 27, 2012

4 The Lorax movies March 2 opening date honors author Dr. Seuss birthday. Lets look at the importance of reading and Read Across America Day. 2 One annual celebration honors Dr. Seuss and reading too. ©1997-2012 N2Y, Inc. ©SymbolStix, LLC used with permission The Lorax Movie February 27, 2012

5 We can read made-up stories or real-life adventures. We may read book to ourselves. A person or device may read books to us. Any way we do it, reading helps us learn about our world and enjoy it more. 3 Reading is an important activity. What kind of stories do you like? Books offer endless adventures. ©1997-2012 N2Y, Inc. ©SymbolStix, LLC used with permission The Lorax Movie February 27, 2012

6 Story time is fun. The National Education Association started Read Across America. Would you rather read or be read to? 4 This organization, also called the NEA, is an American teachers group. In 1997, the NEA began working on ways to celebrate a very important activity: reading. The Read Across America program includes ways to celebrate reading all year round. But the NEA wanted one special day to really celebrate reading. ©1997-2012 N2Y, Inc. ©SymbolStix, LLC used with permission The Lorax Movie February 27, 2012

7 Author Theodore Seuss Geisel What is your favorite Dr. Seuss book or character? The NEA proclaimed March 2, 1998, the first Read Across America Day. 5 March 2 is the birth date of author Theodor Seuss Geisel, or Dr. Seuss. Dr. Seuss wrote his first childrens book, And to Think that I Saw It on Mulberry Street, in 1937. Since that time, many children have enjoyed Dr. Seuss books. Dr. Seuss books making reading fun, with their fun, rhyming stories and their colorful pictures. ©1997-2012 N2Y, Inc. ©SymbolStix, LLC used with permission The Lorax Movie February 27, 2012

8 Who can read us stories? a persona babya dog ©1997-2012 N2Y, Inc. ©SymbolStix, LLC used with permission The Lorax Movie February 27, 2012

9 Try Again! ©1997-2012 N2Y, Inc. ©SymbolStix, LLC used with permission The Lorax Movie February 27, 2012 Who can read us stories? a persona baby

10 Try Again! ©1997-2012 N2Y, Inc. ©SymbolStix, LLC used with permission The Lorax Movie February 27, 2012 Who can read us stories? a persona dog

11 a person! ©1997-2012 N2Y, Inc. ©SymbolStix, LLC used with permission The Lorax Movie February 27, 2012 Who can read us stories? a person

12 Boy ScoutsNEANational Park Service What group started Read Across America? ©1997-2012 N2Y, Inc. ©SymbolStix, LLC used with permission The Lorax Movie February 27, 2012

13 Try Again! ©1997-2012 N2Y, Inc. ©SymbolStix, LLC used with permission The Lorax Movie February 27, 2012 Boy ScoutsNEA What group started Read Across America?

14 Try Again! ©1997-2012 N2Y, Inc. ©SymbolStix, LLC used with permission The Lorax Movie February 27, 2012 NEANational Park Service What group started Read Across America?

15 NEA! ©1997-2012 N2Y, Inc. ©SymbolStix, LLC used with permission The Lorax Movie February 27, 2012 NEA What group started Read Across America?

16 What authors birthday is March 2? Trevor BayneJ. K. RowlingDr. Seuss ©1997-2012 N2Y, Inc. ©SymbolStix, LLC used with permission The Lorax Movie February 27, 2012

17 Try Again! ©1997-2012 N2Y, Inc. ©SymbolStix, LLC used with permission The Lorax Movie February 27, 2012 What authors birthday is March 2? J. K. RowlingDr. Seuss

18 Try Again! ©1997-2012 N2Y, Inc. ©SymbolStix, LLC used with permission The Lorax Movie February 27, 2012 What authors birthday is March 2? Trevor BayneDr. Seuss

19 Dr. Seuss! ©1997-2012 N2Y, Inc. ©SymbolStix, LLC used with permission The Lorax Movie February 27, 2012 What authors birthday is March 2? Dr. Seuss

20 Who would you like to invite to read to your classroom? Read Across America has been celebrated each year since 1998. 6 Michelle Obama reading The Cat in the Hat. Local heroes may be invited into schools to read to students on Read Across America Day. Students may race to see who can read the most books. Teachers may plan special activities around the class favorite stories. Book characters like Dr. Seuss The Cat in the Hat may even visit classrooms! ©1997-2012 N2Y, Inc. ©SymbolStix, LLC used with permission The Lorax Movie February 27, 2012

21 Would you like to see The Lorax movie? Why or why not? This year, Read Across America Day focuses on a new movie, The Lorax. 7 Taylor Swift and Zac Efron Because The Lorax is about protecting the environment, this years theme is about being green. Being green means helping our environment stay green and healthy. The real-life stars who provide the voices for the movies characters are getting involved. Taylor Swift, Zac Efron and others will celebrate Read Across America Day. ©1997-2012 N2Y, Inc. ©SymbolStix, LLC used with permission The Lorax Movie February 27, 2012

22 How do you like to celebrate reading? 8 Inside The Lorax, the Book Think of ways you can celebrate in your classroom. Can you think of someone to invite to read to your class? What book would you ask them to read? What else could your class or school do to celebrate Read Across America Day? ©1997-2012 N2Y, Inc. ©SymbolStix, LLC used with permission The Lorax Movie February 27, 2012 How will you celebrate reading on Read Across America Day?

23 Who is a Dr. Seuss book character? The Cat in the HatBarneyBatman ©1997-2012 N2Y, Inc. ©SymbolStix, LLC used with permission The Lorax Movie February 27, 2012

24 Try Again! ©1997-2012 N2Y, Inc. ©SymbolStix, LLC used with permission The Lorax Movie February 27, 2012 Who is a Dr. Seuss book character? The Cat in the HatBatman

25 Try Again! ©1997-2012 N2Y, Inc. ©SymbolStix, LLC used with permission The Lorax Movie February 27, 2012 Who is a Dr. Seuss book character? The Cat in the HatBarney

26 The Cat in the Hat! ©1997-2012 N2Y, Inc. ©SymbolStix, LLC used with permission The Lorax Movie February 27, 2012 Who is a Dr. Seuss book character? The Cat in the Hat

27 What star will celebrate Read Across America Day? Abraham LincolnElvis PresleyTaylor Swift ©1997-2012 N2Y, Inc. ©SymbolStix, LLC used with permission The Lorax Movie February 27, 2012

28 Try Again! ©1997-2012 N2Y, Inc. ©SymbolStix, LLC used with permission The Lorax Movie February 27, 2012 What star will celebrate Read Across America Day? Elvis PresleyTaylor Swift

29 Try Again! ©1997-2012 N2Y, Inc. ©SymbolStix, LLC used with permission The Lorax Movie February 27, 2012 What star will celebrate Read Across America Day? Abraham LincolnTaylor Swift

30 Taylor Swift! ©1997-2012 N2Y, Inc. ©SymbolStix, LLC used with permission The Lorax Movie February 27, 2012 What star will celebrate Read Across America Day? Taylor Swift

31 What do we celebrate on Read Across America Day? readingfightingpollution ©1997-2012 N2Y, Inc. ©SymbolStix, LLC used with permission The Lorax Movie February 27, 2012

32 Try Again! ©1997-2012 N2Y, Inc. ©SymbolStix, LLC used with permission The Lorax Movie February 27, 2012 What do we celebrate on Read Across America Day? readingpollution

33 Try Again! ©1997-2011 N2Y, Inc. ©SymbolStix, LLC used with permission The Lorax Movie February 27, 2012 What do we celebrate on Read Across America Day? readingfighting

34 reading! ©1997-2012 N2Y, Inc. ©SymbolStix, LLC used with permission The Lorax Movie February 27, 2012 What do we celebrate on Read Across America Day? reading

35 Click on the video camera to see a preview of The Lorax movie: Click on the video camera to see a group of firefighters help students to celebrate Read Across America Day: Visit the following links for expanded video content. Note: Ads on some of these videos may not be appropriate for students. We try to avoid them; however, we cant control materials that are added after our review. Preview all videos before in-class presentation. Show videos full-screen when possible. ©1997-2012 N2Y, Inc. ©SymbolStix, LLC used with permission The Lorax Movie February 27, 2012

36 Hope you enjoyed learning about: The Lorax Movie! The next topic will be: Girl Scouts Birthday. News-2-You connects the classroom to the world. Its a connection that spurs learning and increases communication. Our news stories provide stimulating new information on reader-friendly themes. Our subscribers come from all levels of special education (preschool to adult education), regular education (preschool to 4 th grade) and ESL classrooms (preschool to adult). Each newspaper is ready to use. No software to learn. No extra prep work. Just download and build your lesson plans around the material. Its all there! The Unique Learning System is the only comprehensive, dynamic curriculum designed specifically for special learners. It is a standards-based approach to learning that was developed in grade level bands. A unit format incorporates instructional activities for each monthly topic. Unique has 29 lessons in each of the four grade bands, and 22 activities in the transition band. Each unit incorporates reading, writing, math and related content activities. It has differentiated tasks for various learning needs and has adapted materials in each lesson. There is an assessment guide with suggested instructional strategies and instructional tips for each grade level band. N2Y, Inc. P.O. Box 550 Huron, OH 44839 Toll free: (800) 697-6575 Phone: (419) 433-9800 Fax: (419) 433-9810 ©1997-2012 N2Y, Inc. ©SymbolStix, LLC used with permission The Lorax Movie February 27, 2012


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