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Dr. Seuss

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Emily Wreath

on 5 March 2013

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Transcript of Dr. Seuss

Angela Lewis, Julie Jones, Stefanie Bressi & Emily Wreath Dr. Seuss Dr. Seuss Hop on Pop Rhyming Activity Stories are enticing to students because of
Unique rhyming patterns
Sense of rhythm through text
Vibrant pictures •Research has been conducted suggesting that rhyming is built into our brains and is a main component in helping children learn to read.
•Eastern New Mexico University conducted a study determining that Dr. Seuss book’s DO improve phonemic awareness!
oThe study involved 10 children (both male and female).
oThe children were ages 3 to 7 years old.
oTwenty-eight different Dr. Seuss books were read to the children by their parents before bed time during the course of the study.
oThis total study lasted 10 weeks.
•The results concluded that the biggest gains were made with the participants who were pre-literate. Research Dr. Seuss books increase students phonemic awareness and literacy skills

Dr. Seuss books promotes early literacy skills through the use of limited, controlled vocabulary, fewer words on each page, and larger type

When students love to read their desire to read will increase because enjoyment acts as a positive reinforcement Dr. Seuss and Literacy 1.1.PK.C: Use new vocabulary when speaking
This could be incorporated with a word wall because it enhances their speaking abilities
1.1.K.B: Employ word recognition techniques:
-Demonstrate phonological awareness through the segmenting and blending of phonemes
1.3.K.D: Recognize literary devices (e.g., rhyming, alliteration) Standards

There are seven examples of rhyming words. As a group try to figure out the last rhyming word for each. each group will be designated a number.

Example: Rat....Mat....S___?

1. At... Cat...S__
2. Sat... Hat...B__
3. Hop...Top...P__
4. Up... Pup...C__
5. All... Call... B___
6. Bit... Sit...F__
7. Pot... Spot... H__
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