The Lorax by Dr. Seuss
Lesson plans and teaching resources

Lesson Plans for Specific Works
Biography and Background Horton Hears a Who
And to Think that I saw it on Mulberry Street The Lorax
Bartholomew and the Oobleck Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!
The Butter Battle Book One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish
The Cat in the Hat The Sneetches
Fox in Socks Thidwick, the Big-Hearted Moose
Green Eggs and Ham The Zax

30 Ways to Have Fun with The Lorax by Dr. Seuss
A collection of craft and learning activities, including writing prompts, math activities, and videos.

Classroom Activities and Printables
5 printables. Each requires Adobe Reader.

Dear Mother Earth
Printable writing prompt based on The Lorax . Adobe Reader required.

Discussion questions for The Lorax
10 questions.

The Lorax
25 pages of activities in social studies, math, science, and language arts. Adobe Reader required.

The Lorax
Summary, analysis, and 4 sets of discussion questions based on themes in the story.

The Lorax
Scroll down to a social studies lesson based on The Lorax and involving making wise choices.

The Lorax
Scroll down to find three post-reading activities.

The Lorax
A variety of language arts, social studies, math, art, and science learning activities, graphic organizers, and printables. 25 pages; Adobe Reader required.

The Lorax
After listening to the book, students think of ways to reduce, reuse, and recycle.

The Lorax and Tell Me, Tree
These activities include some language arts mixed in with the environmental health focus.

The Lorax Lesson Plan
Science and language arts lessons, including vocabulary; sounds of -ow, -ay, -ound, -ace, -ail, -ee, -ows, -itch, -ees, -ack, -oo, -ace, -ipe, -art; and rhyming words. 11 pages; Adobe Reader required.

The Path to Recycling
Printable maze; Adobe Reader required.

Reading Adventure Packs: The Lorax and Tell Me, Tree
This activity packet, designed for grades 1 and 2, encourages students to read at home with their families. Downloadable; Adobe Reader required.

A Tree Counting Campaign
Students count the number of trees that could be planted if everyone planted one. Printable; Adobe Reader required.

Who Speaks for the Trees?
Students read The Lorax and extend their learning to into a study of trees as natural resources. A variety of learning activities and printables designed for grades 2-8. Each learning activity includes objectives and assessments. 23 pages; Adobe Reader required.