That Cat is a poem about a cat who likes to play with lots of things around the house before he settles down to eat. Word Study – High-frequency words: That, Cat, cat, likes, to, play, with, – Punctuation: full stops, exclamation mark, capital letters, – Phonics and phonemic awareness: – – C, c – Cat, cat, – – Th, th – That, with, – – p – paper, play, – – onsets and rimes – b/ats, c/at, h/ats, th/at, – – plurals – hats, shoes, toys. Skills and Strategies Reading That Cat will reinforce the following objectives and give the children the opportunity to: – recognise rhyming words, – understand that text must make sense and use cues to monitor this, – use the context of the story to make predictions, – use text as a model for writing. Materials- copies of BLM, pencils, markers, – paper, craft materials, an old hat, a soft toy, cat ,or a photograph of a real one.
Themes covered in this book are: Animals Birds and Insects
Reading Level: 3-5 (Red)