can pets and kids fit?

Can Pets and Kids Fit?

Can Pets and Kids Fit?
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Target text

Objective

Read short vowel words in a text.

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Lesson Plan

Target Words:

  • fit
  • kid
  • sit
  • pet
  • Mom
  • Dad

Materials:

  • Paper to be a placemat or box be a table
  • Snacks
  • Can Mom, Dad, Kids, and Pets Fit? target text*
  • Can Lots of Kids Fit? target text*

*Items included below. 

State and Model the Objective
Tell the children that they will see if the family fits as they try to sit at a table and read a text that focuses on short vowel words such as Dad, Mom, kid, pet, sit, and fit.

Literacy Activities
See if the family fits 

  • Set out a piece of paper be a placemat or a box be a table
  • Have the children make name tags for Dad, Mom, kids, and pets (i.e., cats and dogs)
  • Have each child choose a name tag to put on.
  • Invite the family and pets (the children) to come in and sit a bit and see if they fit.
  • Try to fit around the table. Make comments such as the following: 
    • Sit a bit.
    • Can Mom fit?
    • Can Dad fit? 
    • Can they all sit a bit? 
  • Let the children get a snack. 

Read target words in a text

  • Engage the children in shared reading of Can Mom, Dad, Kids, and Pets Fit? (see below).
  • Engage the children in shared reading of the text Can Lots of Kids Fit? (see below).
     
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SEEL Target Texts

Can Lots of Kids Fit?

Ding dong!
A kid! Come in, kid.
Come in and sit a bit.
Can the kid fit?
The kid can fit.
More kids!
Do lots of kids fit?
Do we fit?  We do fit!
We can sit and get a snack.

Can Mom, Dad, Kids, and Pets Fit?

Mom says, “Let’s get a snack!”
“Sit a bit to get a snack.”
 
Dad comes to sit a bit.
The kids come to sit a bit.
Mom sits.
Even the pets come to sit a bit to get a snack.
 
Do they fit?
Let’s fit in mom, dad, the kids, and the pets.
We all fit!
Yum!  We get to eat a snack.
 

 

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