A cat rests in different places around the house. Building Basic Skills – High-frequency words – My, He, is, up, on, the, me, – Content words – Cat, table, chair, TV, stair, car, tree, fence, – Repeated phrase – He, is, up, on, the, – Phonics and phonemic awareness – T (TV), t (the, table, tree); rime -e (me, He), – Punctuation – full stops, capital letters, exclamation mark – Special Feature – Rhyming text. Skills and Strategies My Cat can be used to introduce and reinforce: – sharing own experiences related to the content of the story, – hearing the individual sounds in words, – innovating on the story to create own versions of stories plays and songs, – creating artwork or a piece of writing related to the text. Materials – copies of words and punctuation for this book from page 93 cut and ready for use, – copies of BLM, markers, pencil, – blank word cards (5 per child), markers, scissors, – an outline of a room drawn on a large piece of paper. For more information please see our Lesson Plan.