After reading Dr. Seuss’s If I Ran The Circus, have students transition to either of these interesting writing prompts. One is a class book.
Choose which writing prompt you want your students to do. They complete their page and illustrate it. Collect and collate the pages. Read
your class book aloud by having each student share the page that they
The other writing prompt is a “craftivity.” Students color and
cut out their tent and attach their “If I ran the circus…” paper to the edges, bending it so that their tent is now a 3D cylinder. (Don’t forget to review that shape.) For the finishing touch, students glue their photo to the face of either a clown or a ringmaster, and glue it inside of the tent flap.
For an awesome Seuss-week display, punch holes on either side, add a yarn loop and suspend from the ceiling.
Click on the link for the If I Ran The Circus Dr. Seuss Writing Prompt Craftivity packet.
From Diane, over at TeachWithMe.com