Presentation on theme: "Standards State Standard 2A 1 b-Classify literary works as fiction or nonfiction. State Standard 2A 1c-Describe differences between prose and poetry."— Presentation transcript:
Standards State Standard 2A 1 b-Classify literary works as fiction or nonfiction. State Standard 2A 1c-Describe differences between prose and poetry. State Standard 2 A 1a-Identify the literary elements of theme, setting, plot and character within literary works. State Standard 1C 1b-Identify important themes and topics. State Standard 5a1b-Locate information using a variety of resources State Standard 2b 1c-Relate character, setting and plot to real- life situations.
Attention! Oh the thinks you can think. Oh the places you’ll go. Did I ever tell you how lucky you are? Oh say can you say what we are going to learn today? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p_2muj6fxpc
Task Get into groups of 3 and venture into the world of Dr. Seuss Then use the websites provided to answer the questions in the previous slides in order to gain knowledge for your own Dr. Seuss presentation. You will then present your information to the class.
Process There are six questions. Each student will answer two questions each. Then you will bring your questions together and create a poster presentation based on the answers you gathered. After every group is done you will then present your finished product to the class.
Questions 1. Is Dr. Seuss considered fiction or non fiction? What makes a work of fiction? 2. Would you consider Dr. Seuss poetry? 3. What is the book “ Green Eggs and Ham” about? (theme, setting, plot) 4. What is a common theme in Dr. Seuss books? 5. Who is Dr. Seuss? 6. How do you think Dr. Seuss’ books relate to your life?
Conclusion Congratulations you have successfully explored Seussville. Now that we have taken a look into the making of a story, we will now … ○ Explore nonfiction vs. fiction ○ Research similar authors to Dr. Seuss ○ The creation of poetry ○ What are themes? ○ Illustrators
Evaluation Students will be evaluated on their ability to answer the questions properly, their creativity, cooperation, and their ability to present the information smoothly and enthusiastically.
References for Further Study Attend Seussical : The Musical Watch the television special “ In search of Dr. Seuss” Go to your local library and pick out a book by Dr. Seuss. Go see the movie “The Lorax” currently in theaters.