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  • Starting March 2, 1998, 
    educators, students, and all celebrate!
    Dr. Seuss was born on this day,
    and a group of teachers thought of a way,
    to celebrate reading in all of their classes
    with sing-a-longs, plays, and fun with the masses.
    From Orlando to Anchorage, Santa Fe to St. Lou,
    parents, and teachers, and babysitters, too,
    read with their charges, in speckled cravats,
    as star-bellied sneeches, and, of course, cats in hats.
  • Term Part of Speech Definition Encyclopedic Entry
    celebrate Verb

    to observe or mark an important event with public and private ceremonies or festivities.

    cravat Noun


    literacy Noun

    ability to read and write.

    speckled Adjective

    covered with spots or dots.