Once again, Jim Kleefeld presents an all new and all different motivational assembly program made especially for elementary school audiences. After years of presenting successful programs all over Ohio, he launches an exciting new reading assembly program based on literature and book characters created by Dr. Seuss. In A Cat and A Hat and Green Eggs and Ham, Jim will present eight routines that evolve around Dr. Seuss books and book characters.
In one routine, one Red Fish and one Blue Fish each magically become Two Fish. In another, students will assist in finding the hidden Seuss character. Jim shows a wacky Seussical invention to get rid of messy sticky Oobleck, and transforms Mullberry Street into Horton the Elephant. Students watch in amazement as a magical Sneetches Star-On Star-Off Machine goes haywire. Dr. Seuss's words will literally fly right out of a book! As always, the routines will be light and fun, with a lot of comedy and a lot of audience participation.
Because of his vast teaching experience, Jim brings solid educational objectives into his program. Students will hear him discuss concepts of vocabulary building, spelling, fiction identification, reading genres, and plot and character analysis. Mostly, they will so truly enjoy being whisked into a magical Seussical world, that they are bound to run to the library eager to devour more Seuss books.
Note: Because this program incorporates costly props and specialty artifacts, the fee is slightly higher than Jim's other shows. But you will quickly see the added value when you watch your student's interest in reading go through the roof!
Bring A Cat and A Hat and Green Eggs and Ham to your school this year!
Pleasure reading increases your vocabulary.
Re-reading leads to sustained interest and deeper understanding.
Friends should help friends, because that's what makes friendship.
When yo make a promise, stay true to your word.
Treat others with respect, no matter what their appearance.
Don't let pride prevent you from seeing your mistakes.
Download a copy of the Teacher's Guide for this Program.
About the ProgramOne after another, Jim's routines will keep students and teachers fascinated. As always, there is a lot of comedy and a lot of audience participation to help students focus on and remember the objectives and educational content.
Like all of Jim's programs, this is a professionally scripted show, written with proper sequencing for high and low spots to provide children with lots of excitement but prevent them from becoming unruly. Children who are called on to assist are always rewarded and never embarrassed. Teachers and principals always comment on how wonderfully Jim handles children. In addition, Jim adds special humorous touches that just the adults will understand and enjoy.
As always, Jim brings all of his own props and tables, has specially-tailored costuming and carries his own backdrop and "anywhere" sound system. This is an act that can be performed in almost any location, large rooms or small, stage, auditorium, classroom or cafeteria. It can be adjusted to be suitable for groups of from 10 to 250. Schools with larger enrollments should have two programs. Splitting a full-range school into, say, one K-2 program and another for grades 3-5 allows Jim to customize the language, objectives and vocabulary to the different grade levels. When performing for Primary grades, Jim will make the program lighter, faster and more fun. When presenting the same program to Upper Elementary, Jim will use higher vocabulary, and focus more strongly on the objectives and cause and effect.