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Ms. Nguyen's Favorite Books

The Sneetches

The Sneetches and Other Stories - Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss' books are classic children's books. The Sneetches is about the Star Belly Sneetches and the Plain Belly Sneetches. The Star Belly Sneetches think that they are the best and look down upon the ones without stars. Sylvester McMonkey McBean comes along with his Star-On and Star-Off machines. 

 

I saw this book being taught in during my placement in the spring. The teacher read the book to the students and then showed the movie version. The students then had to compare and contrast the book version and the movie version on a venn diagram. The Sneetches can be integrated in a social studies lesson about segregation and the civil rights time period. The Star Belly Sneetches looked down upon the Plain Belly 

 

AR Level: 3.4