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Racism in Dr. Seuss Books

In this digital-only lesson featuring modified content from The Washington Post, students read about the discontinuation of several of Dr. Seuss's children's books due to racist imagery. This lesson includes comprehension and discussion questions.

Vocabulary
  • criticize
  • corporate
  • reexamine
  • equality
  • association
  • diverse
  • narrow
  • turban
Task Content
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Reading(Reference)
  • Comprehension(True or False)
  • Discussion or Writing(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)