Online classes and enrichment opportunities continue unchanged
Online classes and enrichment opportunities are unchanged.
Posted on: Dec 1, 2021 @ 18:00

Do You Like Green Eggs and Ham? Learning Figurative Language With Dr. Seuss (1 quarter)


Instructor: Kellie Kontis
UC a-g credit: Not Eligible
NCAA: Not Eligible
SKU: N/A Categories: ,


***This course is not available for the Track C/August learning period.***


This course uses Dr. Seuss stories to help students learn about figurative language, or words that create meaning and depth in literature. It might be easy to assume that Green Eggs and Ham and The Lorax  are simple kid stories, but there’s more to them! In fact, Dr. Seuss was a poet, and his wacky tales are the perfect way to help kids of any age develop thinking and writing skills. Each week we will use a different Seuss story to learn about things like symbolism, metaphor, allegory, rhyme, rhythm and much, much more. In the end, students will be able to write an essay that explores meaning in these stories and do a creative project that displays their learning. Recommended for : Grades 6, 7

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