Rather than focusing on text, this lesson addresses Chris Van Allsburg's use of light and shadow to tell a dystopian fairy tale... but it was surely just a dream. This is a great art appreciation lesson.
Suggestions for teachers to guide students during a "read aloud" of Bill Peet's popular environmental book, with pages for students to fill in their own before, during, and after reading questions; this unit includes art prompts.
Imagine yourself in the Truffula forest... Wonder what the Once-ler thinks of all his money... Finish verses with your own Seussian nonsense names... Enjoy the Lorax word find. You'll find these activities and more in this accompaniment to Dr. Seuss's cautionary classic, "The Lorax"!