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!