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Introduction This treasure hunt is a fun and interactive way to learn about Dr. Seuss the person (who, what, where and when), his literature and some of his thoughts behind his rhymes.
Questions 1.Who is Dr. Seuss, and where did the Seuss name come from? 2.When and Where was he born? 3.What was his first Dr. Seuss published book? 4.What was the root reason for him to start writing these books?
Questions cont’d… 5. Name five early sources that published Dr. Seuss's work… 6.Describe Dr. Seuss's work with the military… 7.Which of Seuss's books did he consider to be ‘propaganda’ in a rhetoric sense? 8.Who does eggs remind The Cat in the Hat of?
Questions cont’d… 9.Who says, “Would you eat them in a box? Would you eat them with a fox?”? 10. List 10 books written by Dr. Seuss… 11.You'll be on your way up! You'll be seeing great sights! You'll join the high fliers, who soar to high heights. You won't lag behind, because you'll have the speed. You'll pass the whole gang and you'll soon take the lead. Wherever you fly, you'll be best of the best. Wherever you go, you will top all the rest. Except when you don't. Because, sometimes, you won't. I'm sorry to say so but, sadly it's true, that Bang-ups and Hang-ups can happen to you. You can get all hung up in a prickle-ly perch. And your gang will fly on. You'll be left in a lurch. You'll come down from the Lurch with an unpleasant bump. And the chances are, then, that you'll be in a Slump. And when you're in a Slump, you're not in for much fun. Un- slumping yourself is not easily done...” Which Dr. Seuss book do you think this is from?
Questions cont’d… 12. Which two Dr. Seuss stories were made into a movie played by real people? 13. Name 3 Dr. Seuss board games… 14.) What did Dr. Seuss’s father and grandfather do for a living? 15.) Why did his father’s and grandfather’s business not work out?
Helpful Web Sites http://www.catinthehat.org/ http://www.endicott-studio.com/rdrm/forseus.html http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RdR0LXOiEB8 http://www.seussdude.com/ http://www.seussville.com/main.php?section=home&isbn=&catalogID=&eventIDhttp://www.seussville.com/main.php?section=home&isbn=&catalogID=&eventID=