Saturday, June 2, 2012

A Goodbye from Pete - Giveaway and Freebie

     This year my class was obsessed with Pete the Cat. To say goodbye to the year and celebrate our love for Pete, I wrote an emergent reader for the kids titled, Pete’s Summer Vacation about all of the things I imagined Pete would do with his days off. I try to base my math and literacy stations around books we love, so it was pretty neat when the kids asked if our last bunch of stations could be based on this book. So I went to work and came up with a pile of math and literacy stations, as well as a cute autograph craftivity. I think it’s the perfect way for my class to end the year. Since I know many of you love Pete too, I thought I would share a freebie and have a quick giveaway so you could have some summertime fun with your kiddos, too! 

First, for the Giveaway:

The 100+ page unit includes an original emergent reader, 12 Math and Literacy activities designed to celebrate the end of the school year in a fun yet meaningful way & a cute autograph craftivity. If you think your class might enjoy it too, enter the Giveaway up to three times by:
1. Leave a comment if your class loves Pete.
2. Leave a comment if you're a follower of my blog.
3. Leave a comment if you follow my TPT store.

The Giveaway will run through Tuesday, June 5th at midnight and I'll choose at least three winners at random.

Now for the Freebie - a student version of the emergent reader to use either for guided groups or independent reading.  The repetitive text and picture support helped even my most beginning readers read independently and my kids loved coloring in the pics.  Click below the picture to grab a copy.

On a side note, the background and clipart for the Emergent Reader picture above came from my new favorite Clipart Designer, Melanie from Graphics From the Pond. She has the cutest stuff, allows commercial use for teachers and has a bunch of freebies.  Check out her Blog or her TPT store.

Have a great night!

68 comments:

  1. My class loves Pete! I love to see them read the books and sing the songs all around the classroom. They were so excited when Pete's new button book came out! What a fun way to end the school year!
    megandw@yahoo.com

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  2. I am one of your blog followers!
    megandw@yahoo.com

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  3. I follow your TpT store!
    The unit looks adorable!
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  4. My class and I love Pete!!!

    crhdouglas@gmail.com

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  5. I follow your blog.

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  6. I follow your TpT store.

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  7. Did you make that Pete the Cat clipart???? It is adorable!!!! You shoudl sell it if so! =)

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  8. We love Pete!
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  9. I follow your blog
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  10. I follow your TPT store
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  11. We love Pete the cat!
    Linda

    Lnetzeband.at.gmail.com

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  12. I follow your blog

    Linda
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  13. I follow your TPT store


    Linda
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  14. My class loves Pete! So does my 5 year old son, so I am going to print out your freebie to do with him tomorrow - thank you!

    Jennifer @ Herding Kats In Kindergarten

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  15. My kinder kiddos LOVE Pete! They sang the song from the first book for weeks!!! :)

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  16. I follow your blog!

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  17. I follow your tpt store!

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  18. Thank you for the freebie! My students love Pete the Cat!

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  19. My class not only loves Pete but is obsessed with him!

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  20. I follow your blog and love it :)

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  21. Oh yes, my class loves Pete the Cat & so do I. I'm not sure which one of us loves him more!! :)

    Lisa
    Learning Is Something to Treasure

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  22. My class LOVES Pete the Cat, too!! Thanks for the great giveaway!

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  23. I follow your blog. Thanks for the great giveaway!

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  24. I follow your TPT store. Thanks for the great giveaway!!

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  25. My class loves Pete the Cat... I'm sure my new class will too!

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  26. I follow your blog :)

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  27. I follow yout TpT store too~

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  28. My class loves Pete and so do I!

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  29. I follow your blog - your Pete the Cat unit looks great!

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  30. I follow you!! (of course!! =)
    Jennifer
    laughinbrunette@hotmail.com
    First Grade Blue SKies

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  31. I follow your TPT store!
    Jennifer
    laughinbrunette@hotmail.com
    First Grade Blue SKies

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  32. I follow your TPT store, and I love your blog, thanks for sharing your wonderful ideas! And we LOVE Pete the Cat!
    Pam @ pks0221@suddenlink.net

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  33. My class ADORES Pete!!!
    lslouka@msn.com

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  34. I follow your blog
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  35. I follow your TpT store
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  36. My little K's are definitely Pete fans!
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  37. I have been following and leaving comments on your blog. Love it, and appreciate your generousity in sharing!!
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  38. I follow your TPT store!
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  39. My class loves Pete the cat and I follow your blog.
    Angie
    angie.hightower@douglas.k12.ga.us

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  40. I follow your TPT store.
    Angie
    angie.hightower@douglas.k12.ga.us

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  41. I follow your blog and love your cute ideas.
    Angie
    angie.hightower@douglas.k12.ga.us

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  42. My class loves Pete the Cat! They sing his song all the time! :)

    kmkoala1@gmail.com

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  43. I follow your blog!

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  44. I follow your TpT store!

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  45. My class loves Pete the Cat! Your unit is AbSoLuTeLy AdOrAbLe!!! I follow your TpT store and blog.
    ThAnK YoU!

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  46. My class loves Pete the Cat! Your unit is AbSoLuTeLy AdOrAbLe!!! I follow your TpT store and blog.
    ThAnK YoU!

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  47. My class loves Pete the Cat. They all like to say Goodness No, when I ask if they are going to cry. So cute!
    loularkin@comcast.net

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  48. I follow your blog. It is really great!
    Jennifer
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  49. I follow your TpT store.
    Jennifer
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  50. We love Pete and I can't wait to share him with next year's class!

    Heather (heathernnance@yahoo.com)

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  51. I am a new follower to your blog!

    Heather (heathernnance@yahoo.com)

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  52. I follow your TPT store.

    Heather (heathernnance@yahoo.com)

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  53. My class loves Pete! I have his first three books and the stuffed Pete from Amazon! Sooooo cute. :-)
    ReadWriteSing

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  54. My class loved Pete... I bet my new class will too!
    ❤ Sandra
    Sweet Times in First
    sweettimesinfirst@gmail.com

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  55. I follow your blog!
    ❤ Sandra
    Sweet Times in First
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  56. and your TpT store!
    ❤ Sandra
    Sweet Times in First
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  57. Missed the GiveAway, but found your cute blog!
    I am your newest follower.
    Stop by my blog sometime.
    :)
    Tamera
    http://myheartbelongsinfirst.blogspot.com
    Kaizactan2001@yahoo.com

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