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The Lorax Lesson Plans & Teaching Resources Collection

The Lorax lives in a wonderful place filled with magical animals, beautiful trees, and wondrous wildlife. That is until the greedy Once-ler comes along and cuts everything down to make something called a Thneed. Students will enjoy this classic Dr. Seuss story as they work to demonstrate their advancing skills with various comprehension strategies, particularly in identifying the author’s purpose for writing the book.

  • Included in this collection
  • 5 comprehension strategy lesson plans and student resources for The Lorax
  • Comprehension worksheets and answer keys
  • Text-based reader's notebook prompts
  • Word work lesson plan and activities focused on Digraphs
  • Interactive vocabulary games and activities
  • Running record assessment
  • Comprehension assessment
  • Skills sheets
  • Resources translated to Spanish
  • Note: This set of instructional resources is for use with the book The Lorax by Dr. Seuss. A copy of the book is not included in this set of resources.
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The Lorax lives in a wonderful place filled with magical animals, beautiful trees, and wondrous wildlife. That is until the greedy Once-ler comes along and cuts everything down to make something called a Thneed. Students will enjoy this classic Dr. Seuss story as they work to demonstrate their advancing skills with various comprehension strategies, particularly in identifying the author’s purpose for writing the book.

  • Included in this collection
  • 5 comprehension strategy lesson plans and student resources for The Lorax
  • Comprehension worksheets and answer keys
  • Text-based reader's notebook prompts
  • Word work lesson plan and activities focused on Digraphs
  • Interactive vocabulary games and activities
  • Running record assessment
  • Comprehension assessment
  • Skills sheets
  • Resources translated to Spanish
  • This set of instructional resources is for use with the book The Lorax by Dr. Seuss. A copy of the book is not included in this set of resources.
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Book Title:
The Lorax
Book Author:
Dr. Seuss
Grade Level:
3
Genre(s):
Fantasy
F&P Guided Reading Level:
N
DRA Level:
30
Reading Recovery Level:
30
Theme(s):
Reading Month
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Identifying the Author's Purpose:
RL.3.2, RL.3.4, RL.3.6, RL.3.10, RF.3.3, RF.3.4, SL.3.1d, SL.3.2, SL.3.3, W.3.8, L.3.6
Making Connections:
RL.3.1, RL.3.3, RL.3.10, RF.3.3, RF.3.4, SL.3.1d, SL.3.2, SL.3.3, W.3.8, L.3.6
Retelling & Summarizing:
RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.4, RL.3.7, RL.3.10, RF.3.3, RF.3.4, SL.3.1d, SL.3.2, SL.3.3, W.3.8, L.3.6
Synthesizing:
RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.4, RL.3.5, RL.3.6, RL.3.7, RL.3.10, RF.3.3, RF.3.4, SL.3.1c, SL.3.1d, SL.3.2, SL.3.3, W.3.8, L.3.6
Understanding Text Structure:
RL.3.5, RL.3.7, RL.3.10, RF.3.3, RF.3.4, SL.3.1d, SL.3.2, SL.3.3, W.3.8, L.3.6
Vocabulary Connections:
L.3.4a, L.3.5b, L.3.6
Word Work:
RF.3.3, RF.3.4
Identifying the Author's Purpose:
3.1A, 3.1C, 3.1D, 3.1E, 3.6A, 3.6B, 3.6I, 3.7A, 3.7B, 3.7C, 3.7D, 3.7E, 3.7F, 3.7G, 3.8C, 3.10A, 3.10B, 3.10C, 3.10D, 3.10F, 3.13C, 3.13E, 3.13H
Making Connections:
3.1A, 3.1C, 3.1D, 3.1E, 3.6A, 3.6E, 3.6I, 3.7A, 3.7B, 3.7C, 3.7D, 3.7E, 3.7F, 3.7G, 3.8C, 3.13C, 3.13E, 3.13H
Retelling & Summarizing:
3.1A, 3.1C, 3.1D, 3.1E, 3.6A, 3.6G, 3.6I, 3.7B, 3.7C, 3.7D, 3.7E, 3.7F, 3.7G, 3.8B, 3.8C, 3.8D, 3.13C, 3.13E, 3.13H
Synthesizing:
3.1A, 3.1C, 3.1D, 3.1E, 3.6A, 3.6G, 3.6H, 3.6I, 3.7B, 3.7C, 3.7D, 3.7E, 3.7F, 3.7G, 3.8C, 3.8D, 3.13C, 3.13E, 3.13H
Understanding Text Structure:
3.1A, 3.1C, 3.1D, 3.1E, 3.6A, 3.6H, 3.6I, 3.7B, 3.7C, 3.7E, 3.7F, 3.8C, 3.9E(iii), 3.10B, 3.10C, 3.13C, 3.13E, 3.13H
Vocabulary Connections:
3.7E, 3.7F, 3.3A, 3.3B
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