“The Cat in the Hat”


  • They will have made up their own poem using some of the rhyming words from the book,
  • They will have worked on an art project,
  • They will have worked on a math worksheet, and learned about different parts of a book.

Introduce the students to Dr. Seuss’s “The Cat in the Hat”.

  • I will have the children think of other book titles that they can remember.
  • I will point out the author’s name and explain that the author is the one who wrote the book.
  • I will explain that a book has a front cover, a back cover, and pages in between.

After reading the book once

  • I will ask the children to name a few rhyming words they can remember from the book.
  1. Example like; so-go, fox-box, hook-look.

cat hat


  • I will let student to make their very own hats.
  • I will ask students to explain the hat in the book. What color was it, what shape was it, how big was it?
  •  I will let students to use materials such as cardboard, construction paper, felt, crayons, paint, paper plates, etc. to make their very own one of a kind hat.
  • I will tell the students to be creative. Example The Cat from the book wore a very unique hat,
  • The students will create their hats as to fit their personality!

After listening to the story, I want you to create an illustration of the story “The Cat in the Hat” and write a sentence pertaining to the story.

Direction: Look at the numbers, draw that many hats.

  1. Two (2)
  2. Four (4)
  3. Seven (7)
  4. One (1)
  5. Three (3)

Bonus Question:

Draw two (2) more hats than one (1).

Common core standard: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.


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