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Hop on Pop by Dr. Seuss

Hop on Pop (original 1963; edition 1963)

by Dr. Seuss

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Title:Hop on Pop
Authors:Dr. Seuss
Info:Beginner Books (1963), Edition: First Edition, Hardcover, 72 pages
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Hop on Pop by Dr. Seuss (1963)



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Great book to teach rhyming words
  Stacey_Nava | Nov 8, 2015 |
I like this book for one reason. Most of the book has simple words like hop, pop, and up for beginning readers to start with. When I was working with my English language learner she caught on by sounding out each letter and then combining the sounds to make a word. Ex. H-O-P is Hop. But with other words like Night and Fight were difficult. That is why I don't like this book for beginning readers. Some of the words are just too difficult and the pictures don't really help them make sense of the words in front of them. ( )
  kstano1 | Oct 20, 2015 |
Dr. Suess uses this book to teach students and children about how words are formed by joking and teaching about different situations as the escalate. ( )
  Emilysill | Oct 20, 2015 |
Hop on Pop is a beginner’s book. Hop on Pop is a book that doesn’t really have a story line, but it does rhyme and it is a very good book for children who are beginning to learn how to read. The words are very easy and their aren’t many words to a page for a child to feel overwhelmed. The pictures are also very dull in the book but I think that is a good thing for kids who are just beginning to read because its less of a chance for them to get distracted by the pictures and can better focus on the words. A teacher could use this in an early childhood classroom to help the children learn to read for their own. The teacher could have the kids in small groups or individually and help them read the book on their own. The teacher can help advance the child’s vocabulary too with some of the silly words that Dr. Seuss sometimes uses in his books. They also could talk about how the child felt after reading the book themselves. ( )
  kelsmarie09 | Sep 23, 2015 |
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First published in 1963, Hop on Pop remains a perennial favorite when it comes to teaching kids to read. Here, as in most of his extensive body of work, Dr. Seuss creates uncomplicated, monosyllabic rhymes to foster learning and inspire children to read. But what was radical about this little book at the time of publication (and what makes it still compelling today) is Seuss's departure from the traditionally dull pictures and sentences used in reading primers. In contrast, the illustrations here are wild and wonderful, and the accompanying language, while simple, is delightfully silly. For example, the rhyme "THREE TREE / Three fish in a tree / Fish in a tree? / How can that be?" is brought to life with a trio of plump, self-satisfied fish perched atop globular branches as two stymied hybrid dog-rabbit-humanoids look on in consternation. Hop on Pop does much more than teach children the basics of word construction, it also introduces them to the incomparable pleasure of reading a book. (Ages Baby to Preschooler)

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Pairs of rhyming words are introduced and used in simple sentences, such as "Day. Play. We play all day. Night. Fight. We fight all night."

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