- A toy cat or picture of a cat
- Scat, Cat! target text*
*Item included below.
State and Model the Objective
Tell the children that they will act out the true story of Scat, Cat! and read a text with short vowel words, such as cat, scat, get, run, bad, and sad.
- Enact the text below and pretend that a cat shows up.
- Tell the cat to scat (to go away).
- Read the text, Scat, Cat! with the children.
SEEL Target Texts
A cat got under my shed.
Get! Get away!
I do not want a cat.
But the cat likes me.
Dad, do you like cats?
Mom and dad do not like cats.
Run! Go! Get away! Can you?
You are a sad cat.
You want a home.
And you like me!
And I do like you.
It can be fun to have a pet cat.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RF.K.3.B: Associate the long and short sounds with the common spellings (graphemes) for the five major vowels.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RF.K.2.D: Isolate and pronounce the initial, medial vowel, and final sounds (phonemes) in three-phoneme (consonant-vowel-consonant, or CVC) words. (This does not include CVCs ending with /l/, /r/, or /x/).
Not a Bad Cat