Read Across America Week
Monday, February 27 through Friday, March 3, 2017
Monday, February 27
- Striped/Crazy Socks Day – All of Dr. Seuss’s characters dress out of the ordinary. Be out of the ordinary wearing crazy socks.
- Students - be caught wearing Crazy Socks and get a prize!
Tuesday, February 28
- Grab your Hat and Read with the Cat
- Wear a , but make sure you also have an SSR book with you.
Wednesday, March 1
- Help the Lorax Save the Trees
- Science teachers will have a copy of The Lorax to read to classes.
- Students will get a “tree” and write a way they can help the environment, save energy, etc. Post those trees on classroom doors.
- Wear GREEN for Environmental Awareness.
Thursday, March 2 - Read Across America Day
- Dr. Hub will be at GMS to sign a proclamation for the district recognizing Read Across America Week – other librarians will be there as will Mrs. Rodman’s 1st period class.
- Dr. Hub will be reading Oh, The Places You’ll Go to Mrs. Rodman’s 1st period class and then Mrs. Ball’s 1st period class.
- Students & Staff should wear T-shirts from places they have been or want to go. Dr. Seuss hats will be available for teachers who want to wear them.
- Classes should reserve 5-10 minutes of class for students to read – either content, their SSR books, or for the teacher to read aloud
Friday, March 3
- Horton books will be available to read to Olweus groups – Horton, the elephant, exemplifies the individual who goes out of his/her way to help others.
- “Elephant” activities will be in teacher mailboxes - decide what will be used with club/Olweus group. Talk about how a simple Dr. Seuss character can inspire those of any age. Post activity pages around classrooms and/or let the students take them home.
Celebrate the life and writings of Theodor Seuss Geisel, known by most as Dr. Seuss. Born March 2, 1904 - Died September 24, 1991.