This resource consists of six pages of varied activities, specifically related to the book the sneetches and other stories by dr. The sneetches learn a lesson that seuss hopes everyone will learn to be inclusive and accepting of all others in spite of how they look. Elementary sneetches activities free pdf file sharing. His mother was of scottish descent, and his father descended from nicholas frost of tiverton, devon, england, who had sailed to new hampshire in 1634 on the wolfrana. But because they had stars, all the starbellied sneetches would brag, were the best kind of sneetch. You might think such a thing wouldnt matter at all. Truffula trees made w modified martha stewart pompoms.
Twas the night before christmas, when all through the house is the well. The book was published in multiple languages including english, consists of 96 pages and is available in library binding format. But, because they had stars, all the starbelly sneetches. Theyve learned to get along despite their differences. The sneetches the zax too many daves what was i scared of. Terms in this set 10 what is the theme lesson of this poem. This file is designed for the poem the sneetches by dr.
Will they say despairingly, this is too long, and that is too hard, and i dont like that because it is not interesting. Who came to help the sneetches get stars and remove stars. These articles aim for an inquiry or problemsolving. Download and save all data of the sneetches and other stories book in one free pdf file. Students can choose to write to all sneetches or the sneetch group of their choice. Contentsshow book test which storie do you like best. Seuss gives meaning and morality without shoving it in the. How did the starbellied sneetches treat those with no stars how did the plainbelly sneetches feel. Free download or read online yertle the turtle and other stories pdf epub book. Students will then determine the meaning of one of seuss most politicallyrelated stories. Seuss and the sneetches in this collection of stories about acceptance. The sneetches california state university, northridge.
This pdf file contains worksheets that are primarily comprehension and vocabulary based. Some sneetches have a star on their bellies, and some of them dont. The sneetches use tummy stars to assign identities. Seuss is excellent for discussing issues of prejudice and discrimination with children. The plainbelly sneetches remain depressed and oppressed, prohibited from associating with their starbellied counterparts, until sylvester mcmonkey mcbean comes along with his staron and staroff machines. Jul 08, 2017 hilarious and silly, this is practically a short twopage poem, all about a mother who made the mistake of naming all of her children dave. Acrostic poem use the letters of the word to write the word downward and use a word or words for your poem.
When the starbellied sneetches and the plainbellied sneetches treat one. The sneetches are a race of odd yellow birdlike creatures who live on a beach. Identity is the one theme we find threaded through all four stories in the sneetches and other stories. Kids wrote poems or short paragraphs on why they are special after reading the sneetches. Oberlin music is proud to announce the release of dr.
The sneetches and other stories classic seuss kindle edition by dr. A symphonic poem for narrator and symphony orchestra. The sneetches got really quite smart on that day, the day they decided that sneetches are sneetches and no kind of sneetch is the best of the. Kids will care about the sneetches without stars who do not get to play with the starbellied kind as the omniscient narrator uses a light tone to describe their shunning which keeps the story kid friendly. Starbelly sneetch or not, your kids will love this activity and it really makes them think about just what makes them special in a world that pushes them conform like the world of the sneetches. The poems in this collection are those that children love. For elementary grades but useable activities for middle school. It can also be compared to pride or people who think they are better than. The sneetches is about two types of creatures, separated by having or not having stars on their bellies.
The starbelly sneetches think they are the best, and look down upon sneetches without stars. The sneetches and other stories is a collection of stories by american author dr. The first edition of the novel was published in 1968, and was written by dr. Read aloud questionsif i was a sneetch drawingmain idea and supporting detailscompare and contrast. The main characters of this childrens, childrens story are. Seuss now, the starbell sneetches had bellies with stars.
Pla 2 elements of poetry partial list structure, sound, imagery, figurative language, elements of fiction, poetic forms structure 1 poetic line the words that form a single line of poetry. Think of trivial attributes such as hair color, birth order in the family, favorite. The sneetches and other stories 9780394800899 by dr. Read each of the questions prior to viewing the reading.
The graphic organizer prompts students to read and analyze the poem and then make connections to their world. Sneetches resource page including links to the video. Jan 28, 2010 sneetches resource page including links to the video. Dr seuss the sneetches full version youtube youtube. Pdf problem solving with the sneetches researchgate. The sneetches and other stories quotes showing 12 of 2 i said, i do not fear those pants with nobody inside them. E xciting new conflicts a nd page turning cliffhangers. List how people differ in their school or community. You can then rename the file andor make changes as desired. The sneetches 49 the zax 3 too many daves 1 what was i scared of.
That day, all the sneetches forgot about stars and whether they had one, or not, upon thars. The plain belly sneetches eagerly pay him to put stars on their bellies. One of my favorite books of all times, the sneetches teaches our youngest readers about the perils of materialism and buying in to some of. The sneetches and other stories is a book written by dr. The sneetches become aware of how silly they have been. Robert frost was born in san francisco, california, to journalist william prescott frost, jr. When the starbelly sneetches had frankfurter roasts or picnics or parties or marshmallow toasts, they never invited the plainbelly sneetches. She also serves as the director of the ma in humanities program at california state university, northridge dr. Now the starbellied sneetches had bellies with stars.
Sheena malhotra currently serves as the associate dean of the college of humanities. The sneetches questions and graphic organizer by cher wheeler. Pdf yertle the turtle and other stories book by dr. Later they become friends with the help of sylvester mcmonkey mcbean and his fix it up chappie that could remove or add a star. Starbellied sneetches are part of the in crowd, while plainbellied sneetches who, in the chuck jones cartoon, have stars on their butts instead are shunned and consequently mopey. The sneetches got really quite smart on that day, the day they decided that sneetches are sneetches and no kind of sneetch is the best on the beaches. That the sneetches got really quite smart on that day, the day they decided that sneetches are sneetches and no kind of sneetch is the best on the beaches. Now, the starbelly sneetches had bellies with stars. Seuss and contains 9 group discussion questions and a graphic organizer with 18 free response questi.
Ask your children if they have ever felt the way that the starbelly sneetches seem to feel proud, better than someone else. Engage students in a discussion about discrimination. The sneetches and other stories classic seuss kindle. Would brag, were the best kind of sneetch on the beaches. Suess story, the sneetches, engages youth in an exploration of prejudice, discrimination, oppression, and privilege who are the have and havenots in society i. And deep in the gricklegrass, some people say, if you look deep enough you can still see, today, where the lorax once stood just as long as it could before somebody lifted the lorax away. It has a definite satirical undertone and holds meaning, but it is not rude, biting, or acerbic in any way. Seuss paints a hilarious picture of what happens when a divided village eventually unites. Which brings us to the unsung gem at the end of the sneetches and other stories. A free powerpoint ppt presentation displayed as a flash slide show on id. The star belly sneetches flaunt their belly stars as a proof of their. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. The sneetches, the zax, green eggs and ham with hans conried voicing the narrator and both zaxes respectively, and paul winchell and bob holt voicing the sneetches and sylvester mcmonkey mcbean respectively.
Shmoop guide to prejudice quotes in the sneetches and other stories. Comprehension by chapter, vocabulary challenges, creative reading response activities and projects, tests, and much more. It is composed of four separate stories with themes of. Many teachers have strong feelings against simulations, though this one is done respectfully particularly for younger grades. But, because they had stars, all the starbelly sneetches would brag. Seuss is always a favorite because it can be used with any age group from kindergarten through high school. Notice how they both seem to feel about themselves. What word best describes the attitude of the starbelly sneetches toward the plainbetty sneetches at the beginning of the poem. Read aloud questionsif i was a sneetch drawingmain idea and supporting detailscompare and contrast using a venn diagramkwl charts for segre. Seuss and contains 9 group discussion questions and a graphic organizer with 18 free response questions and 6 multiple choice questions. The topic of this story is about discrimination, the story was written in the 1960s when people strongly oppose discriminations. Free the sneetches worksheets and literature unit for.
My daughter was always delighted when i read this story because of all the silly words in it. The first two stories in the book the sneetches and the zax were later adapted, along with green eggs and ham, into 1973s animated tv musical special dr. The sneetches and other stories is a collection of stories by american childrens author dr. The first edition of the novel was published in april 12th 1958, and was written by dr. A letter to the sneetches pages 5761 students are asked to write a letter to the sneetches with their plan to end segregation and discrimination on the beaches. The day they decided that sneetches are sneetches and no kind of sneetch is the best on the beaches. The main characters of this childrens, classics story are. The sneetches and other stories prejudice quotes page 2.
The plainbellies do the same so they can be like the starbellies on again. Look at a picture that contrasts the attitudes of the starbelly sneetches with the plainbelly sneetches. You would think such a thing wouldnt matter at all. It sends a mixed message because at the beginning the plain bellied sneetches tried to change into star bellied sneetches which is telling us that you should care how you look. The book was published in multiple languages including english, consists of 24 pages and is available in board book format. Pdf on oct 1, 2010, wendy mcguinness and others published think piece the day they decided that sneetches are sneetches. This is a wonderful story and a perfect example that really pinpoints how ridiculous discrimination really is. Book i athena inspires the prince sing to me of the man, muse, the man of twists and turns driven time and again off course, once he had plundered the hallowed heights of troy. When the starbellied sneetches and the plainbellied sneetches treat one another disrespectfully because of simple stars on their bellies, one is forced to question the absurdity of such prejudice. Includes bibliographic data, information about the author of the ebook, description of the ebook and other if such information is available. He begins to give stars to the plainbelly sneetches, and soon they are happy, for they look like their elite counterparts.
The starbelly sneetches showed prejudice against the plainbelly sneetches when they should have shown acceptance for their differences. Eventually, nobody knows who should or shouldnt have a star. Moral is doesnt matter who you are we are all equal. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading the sneetches and other stories classic seuss. Seuss wrote and illustrated 44 worldfamous books for children and their lucky parents. Pdf think piece the day they decided that sneetches are. Are there three or four pleasing poems and are all the rest put in to fill up the book.
Pdf math by the month features collections of short activities focused on a monthly theme. This enables teachers to provide students with meaningful experiences with. Malhotra has a ba from depauw university 1991, an ma from pepperdine university 1993 and a ph. The stars are the identifying mark that differentiates one group of sneetches from another and this obvious difference forces the sneetches to discriminate against the other group of sneetches. See lesson plan for specific questions and strategies. This video may contain ed material the use of which has not always been specifically. Ppt the sneetches powerpoint presentation free to view. Why it is important not to allow any form of prejudice in our family or community.
In this collection of shorter stories, youll enjoy the sneetches, the zax, too many daves, and what was i scared of. The starbelly sneetches think they are the best, and. But, because they had stars, all the starbelly sneetches would brag, were the best kind of sneetch on the beaches. This product is a writing activity for after reading dr. Oberlin music, 20 physical description 1 online resource 1 sound file online.1204 1456 1178 1533 480 434 126 1491 556 147 225 899 295 938 152 258 1287 678 1084 252 973 178 243 418 326 480 1064 1460 1221 208 135 430 456 13 777 229 1011