Read Across America

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

This week our school (and many schools around the nation) are celebrating Dr. Seuss' birthday with Read Across America week. Each day, we read 1-2 Dr. Seuss books and had a school-wide themed dress up day.

The events were as follows:

Monday - Mixed up Monday (wear mismatched/backwards clothes), class reading of Horton Hears a Who, Dr. Nichols guest reader read Fox in Socks to our class.

Tuesday - Red Fish, Blue Fish (wear red and blue), class reading of The Lorax, watch Tim Tebow read Green Eggs and Ham, red fish blue fish math and snack activity, news currents article "The Real Dr. Seuss"

Wednesday - Reading is Groovy (wear 60's/70's style clothing), class reading of Bartholomew and the Oobleck, make oobleck during science time

Thursday - Dress like the 50's for the sock hop, class reading of Yertle the Turtle, watch Justin Beiber read The Cat in the Hat, make the stovepipe hats for snack - oreos, lifesaver gummies, and marshmallow creme (Thanks Mrs. Blakely!)

Friday - Cat in the Hat Day (dress like the cat), enjoy "Thing 1/Thing 2" cupcakes (Thanks Mrs. McClendon!), class reading of Hooray for Diffendoofer Day, join in with Rick and Bubba's "World's Largest Classroom" reading Green Eggs and Ham, Cat in the Hat math glyph, present our youtube book talks on our favorite Dr. Seuss books -
What a fun week! Thanks to everyone who helped pull it together!

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