The Lorax

Accompany a reading of Dr. Seuss' tale, The Lorax, with a five-item worksheet. Questions challenge scholars to list characters' names, use text details to answer inquiries, and describe the moral of the story. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Read the story and assign the worksheet on Earth Day—April 22
  • Attach a sheet of paper to give learners more space to write their responses 
  • Perform a jigsaw activity in which small groups answer one of the five questions then share their work with the class
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires copies—one page per participant 
  • The worksheet is designed to be used after reading The Lorax by Dr. Seuss 
Pros

  • The worksheet's directions are easy to follow 
  • Boosts reading comprehension and knowledge of scientific topics 
Cons

  • Provides limited space for question responses