"Who Was Dr.Seuss?" by Janet B. Pascal November/December 2016 AR Biography Activity

"The First Lady knew that books for beginning readers used to be solemn and boring." (p.2)

Based upon the context clues, the word "solemn" means serious and not fun.

"Ted had drawn two elegant tourists with Parasols ." (p.24)

Based upon the context clues, the word "parasols" means a light umbrella to block sun.

"On November 29, Ted and Helen were married in her parents' parlor." (p.29)

Based upon the context clues, the word "parlor" it is a sitting room in a private house.

"It started with flit, a popular bug killer."(p.31)

Based upon the context clues, the word "flit" is used to kill bugs.

"His parents' homeland, Germany, was was now controlled by Adolf Hitler and the Nazis."(p.50)

Based upon the context clues, the word "Nazis" means a person who holds authority, and is extremely racist and authoritarian views.

"I am completely incapable of speaking in prose." (p.86)

Based on the context clues, the word "prose" means written or spoken language that is ordinary, without metrical structure.

"As 1920 began, Prohibition became the law in the United States." (p.10)

Based upon the context clues, the word "Prohibition" means the action of forbidding something, especially by law.

"As everyone present undoubtedly knows...I am completely incapable of speaking prose." (p.86)

Based upon the context clues, the word "undoubtedly" means without time to think.

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Created with images by Ben Husmann - "Green Eggs & Ham" • jarmoluk - "the strategy win champion" • moonlightbulb - "Tie-Dye Parasol" • ilovebutter - "Parlor" • b4ssm4st3r - "Flit" • Eli Sugus - "Nazis." • kellywritershouse - "Spookeasy 10.28.09" • plindberg - "2x3 Prohibitions" • ~Twon~ - "102/365 sunglasses what?"

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