scat, cat!

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Target text

Objective

Read a text that highlights short vowel words.

Lesson Plan

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Target Words:

  • cat
  • get
  • run
  • bad
  • sad
  • scat

Materials:

  • 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.
Literacy Activity

  • 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

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Scat, Cat!

A cat!
A cat got under my shed.
Cat, scat!
Get! Get away!
 
I do not like cats.
I do not want a cat.
But the cat likes me.
 
Mom, do you like cats?
Dad, do you like cats?
Mom and dad do not like cats.
Run! Go! Get away! Can you?
 
But the cat likes me!
 
You are not a bad cat.
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.

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Standards

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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/).

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