Read Across America

INTERNET RESOURCES FOR READ ACROSS AMERICA WEEK

Sites that contain biographical information and resources

1) Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden at the Springfield Museums

http://www.catinthehat.org/history.htm

    * This site gives a biography of Theodore Geisel’s life and has links to information on his memorial and special events.



2) NEA

http://www.nea.org/readacross/

    * Contains information and resources relating to Read Across America week



Sites that contain lesson plans

3) Dr. Seuss Author Study

http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/collection.jsp?id=199

    * Scholastic is a trusted site with quality information.  This page contains links to biographical information and activities, but primarily consists of links to lesson plans.



4) A to Z Teacher Stuff

http://atozteacherstuff.com/Themes/Dr__Seuss/

    * Contains links to lesson plans ranging from single books to cross-curricular activities on 15 books.  Some links were broken.



5) Web English Teacher

http://www.webenglishteacher.com/drseuss.html

    * Contains links to lesson plans hosted on a variety of other sites and breaks down the lessons by books.  It gives a brief description of the activity   or lesson.



6) Read Write Think

http://www.readwritethink.org/lessons/lesson_view.asp?id=104


    * Contains a full length, in-depth lesson plan on Dr. Seuss’s sound words.  Gives a theory to practice example, further reading, student objectives, and in-depth lesson plan.  Uses the book Mr. Brown Can Moo. Can You?



7) AskERIC

http://www.eduref.org/cgi-bin/printlessons.cgi/Virtual/Lessons/Language_Arts/Reading/RDG0027.html

    * This is a lesson plan submitted by Beth Pivacek of Saint Joseph College, and it teaches phonic using Dr. Seuss’s One Fish, Two Fish.



8) AskERIC

http://www.eduref.org/cgi-bin/printlessons.cgi/Virtual/Lessons/Language_Arts/Reading/RDG0012.html


    * This is a lesson plan submitted by Maureen Sullivan of Saint Joseph College, and it teaches phonograms using Dr. Seuss’s The Sneeches.



Interactive sites and sites that are compilations of a variety of websites

9) Seussville

www.seussville.com

    * A completely interactive and fun site maintained by Random House that includes biographical information, games, booklists, and a quote maker.  Includes the link for Read Across America week.



10) Kansas State University Dr. Seuss on the Web

http://www.k-state.edu/english/nelp/seuss/

    * This is an outstanding compilation of website links that are broken down into official sites, fan sites, books, general reference, essays and articles, teacher stuff, newsgroups and listservs, and Seuss related parodies

Sites that contain arts and crafts activities

11) Hubbard’s Cupboard

http://www.hubbardscupboard.org/dr__seuss.html

    * Contains fun activities including making a cute Dr. Seuss hat



12) A to Z Kids Stuff
http://www.atozkidsstuff.com/drseuss.html

      * Contains games, lessons, activities, and coloring fun



13) Preschool Education

http://www.preschooleducation.com/seuss.shtml

    * Contains a variety of activities for several different Dr. Seuss books



14) About.com

http://familycrafts.about.com/cs/marchholidays/l/blmar2nd.htm

    * Links to cute crafts, such as bookmarks and placemats, and games

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, DR. SEUSS!

Theodor Seuss Geisel was born on March 2, 1904 in Springfield, Massachusetts.