DR. SEUSS: Primer for 2nd Language Acquisition

Green Eggs and Ham

Number of Characters: TWO (2)

 Sam I Am Sam-I-amNot Sam I Am Friend

Reading Level: 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade

Setting: In a house, on a boat, in a car, in a train

Suggested Props to Make: green eggs, ham, a fox, a mouse, a box, a goat, a tree

Vocabulary: The book has exactly 50 words: a, am, and, anywhere, are, be, boat, box, car, could, dark, do, eat, eggs, fox, goat, good, green, ham, here, house, I, if, in, let, like, may, me, mouse, not, on, or, rain, Sam, Sam-I-am, say, see, so, thank, that, them, there, they, train, tree, try, will, with, would, you

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I Am SamSam-I-am: I am Sam. Sam-I-am

Friend: That Sam-I-am! That Sam-I-am! I do not like that Sam-I-am!

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Sam-I-am: Do you like green eggs and ham?

Friend: I do not like them, Sam-I-am. I do not like green eggs and ham.

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Sam-I-am: Would you like them here or there?

Friend: I would not like them here or there. I would not like them anywhere. I do not like green eggs and ham. I do not like them Sam-I-am.

未标题-18Sam-I-am: Would you like them in a house? Would you like them with a mouse?

Friend: I do not like them in a house. I do not like them with a mouse. I do not like them here or there. I do not like them anywhere. I do not like green eggs and ham. I do not like them, Sam-I-am.

未标题-23Sam-I-am: Would you eat them in a box? Would you eat them with a fox?

Friend: Not in a box. Not with a fox. Not in a house. Not with a mouse. I would not eat them here or there. I would not eat them anywhere. I would not eat green eggs and ham. I do not like them, Sam-I-am.

未标题-27Sam-I-am: Would you? Could you? In a car? Eat them! Eat them! Here they are.

Friend: I would not, could not, in a car.

未标题-29Sam-I-am: You may like them. You will see. You may like them in a tree!

Friend: I would not, could not in a tree. Not in a car! You let me be. I do not like them in a box. I do not like them with a fox. I do not like them in a house. I do not like them with a mouse. I do not like them here or there. I do not like them anywhere. I do not like green eggs and ham. I do not like them, Sam-I-am.

未标题-33Sam-I-am: A train! A train! A train! A train! Could you, would you, on a train?

Friend: Not on a train! Not in a tree! Not in a car! Sam! Let me be! I would not, could not, in a box. I could not, would not, with a fox. I will not eat them with a mouse. I will not eat them in a house. I will not eat them here or there. I will not eat them anywhere. I do not eat green eggs and ham. I do not like them, Sam-I-am.

未标题-37Sam-I-am: Say! In the dark? Here in the dark! Would you, could you, in the dark?

I could not, could not, in the dark.

未标题-39Sam-I-am: Would you, could you, in the rain?

Friend: I would not, could not, in the rain. Not in the dark. Not on a train. Not in a car. Not in a tree. I do not like them, Sam, you see. Not in a house. Not in a box. Not with a mouse. Not with a fox. I will not eat them here or there. I do not like them anywhere!

Sam-I-am: You do not like green eggs and ham?

Friend: I do not like them, Sam-I-am.

未标题-43Sam-I-am: Could you, would you, with a goat?

Friend: I would not, could not, with a goat!

未标题-45Sam-I-am: Would you, could you, on a boat?

Friend: I could not, would not, on a boat. I will not, will not, with a goat. I will not eat them in the rain. I will not eat them on a train. Not in the dark! Not in a tree! Not in a car! You let me be! I do not like them in a box. I do not like them with a fox. I will not eat them in a house. I do not like them with a mouse. I do not like them here or there. I do not like them ANYWHERE! I do not like green eggs and ham! I do not like them, Sam-I-am.

未标题-53Sam-I-am: You do not like them. So you say. Try them! Try them! And you may. Try them and you may, I say.

Friend: Sam! If you will let me be, I will try them. You will see.

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未标题-59Friend: Say! I like green eggs and ham! I do! I like them, Sam-I-am! And I would eat them in a boat. And I would eat them with a goat…and I will eat them in the rain. And in the dark. And on a train. And in a car. And in a tree. They are so good, so good, you see!  So I will eat them in a box. And I will eat them with a fox. And I will eat them in a house. And I will eat them with a mouse. And I will eat them here and there. Say! I will eat them ANYWHERE! I do so like green eggs and ham! Thank you! Thank you, Sam-I-am!