There are many truths or lessons for life embedded in the works and words of Dr. Seuss and Albert Einstein. The 50 slides, printable pages, and activities in this resource are organized around these nine themes, or lessons for life:
Strive for Balance
Keep an Open Mind
Laugh and Be Merry
Experience, Imagine, and Learn
Find Joy in the Journey
This resource does not have to be used all at once. The activities within will help you and your students celebrate any of the following events and topics during the year: graduations, reading, Read Across America, reading across the curriculum, the life of Dr. Seuss and/or Albert Einstein, end of semester or end of year activities, and learning in all subjects.
There are 25 activities in all. The activities were designed to help students embrace each lesson for life and to appeal to different learning styles. Many of the activities offer student choice and can be used to differentiate instruction.
The activities organized by theme include the following:
*4 art and writing journal printable templates
*10 printable writing prompts
*8 printable task cards with 16 activities
*14 famous Dr. Seuss and Albert Einstein quotes
*12 interesting photographs to enhance the nine themes
* “The Starfish Story” and comprehension activity
* “The Rescuing Hug” story and comprehension activity
*Question/Answer/Response QAR: A unique printable Dr. Seuss hat activity
*cinquain printable template
*limerick printable template
Students will be engaged in the following skills:
journal writing, geography, evidence-based paragraph writing , descriptive writing, review of content across the curriculum, map skills, chart/graph skills, comparing and contrasting information, reading comprehension, reflective and critical thinking, and more.
All 25 activities in this resource are connected to Lessons for Life found in the works and words of Dr. Seuss and Albert Einstein. The activities within are most appropriate for Grades 4-9; however, the images, quotes, and lessons for life are appropriate for all age groups. Enjoy!