Monday, February 25, 2013

Pete the Cat!

This is my first year doing Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin with my class...and I am SOOO EXCITED!
Color Words activities for Kindergarten and First Grade- perfect as literacy centers!
We are doing {this} unit on color words, which is a great supplement to the story.

Here are some activities from the pack as well as some freebies found on the web...score!

PETE THE CAT PLAYDOH CENTER
Color Words activities for Kindergarten and First Grade- perfect as literacy centers!
I LOOOVE this activity! I just wish that I had the letter stampers from Lakeshore. Definitely buying them with next year's budget, it's number one on my list!
Students read, stamp, and mold the sight words with Play-Doh.
Color Words activities for Kindergarten and First Grade- perfect as literacy centers!
The activity is from Christie at First Grade Fever {here}.
Thanks for sharing Christie!

LETTER, WORD, OR SENTENCE? SORT
Students sort if it is a letter, a word, or a sentence & fill out the form.
Color Words activities for Kindergarten and First Grade- perfect as literacy centers!
This fun pocket chart activity is from Heather at Heather's First Grade Heart {here}.
Thanks, Heather!

PETE THE CAT COLOR WORD LETTER TILES
Color Words activities for Kindergarten and First Grade- perfect as literacy centers!

Color Words activities for Kindergarten and First Grade- perfect as literacy centers!

Color Words activities for Kindergarten and First Grade- perfect as literacy centers!
This activity is from Making Learning Fun, and can be found {here} for free!


LISTENING CENTER
They were singing Pete's song all. day. long...and so was I :)
Color Words activities for Kindergarten and First Grade- perfect as literacy centers!

SIGHT WORD READERS
Students each received a booklet that allows them extra practice in reading color words. They color in the pictures, and trace the color words.
Color Words activities for Kindergarten and First Grade- perfect as literacy centers!

Color Words activities for Kindergarten and First Grade- perfect as literacy centers!

COLOR WORD ASSESSMENTS
As my students read the booklet to me {one-on-one}, I can easily assess the words they know by using this form:
Color Words activities for Kindergarten and First Grade- perfect as literacy centers!
Color Words activities for Kindergarten and First Grade- perfect as literacy centers!
Color Words activities for Kindergarten and First Grade- perfect as literacy centers!
From the pack {here}

POCKET CHART STORY/MATCHING
They matched the shoes with the correct sentences, then completed the student worksheet.
Color Words activities for Kindergarten and First Grade- perfect as literacy centers!
 From the pack {here}

BUILDING COLOR WORDS        
Students sorted the color word pieces by color, then arranged the words on the pocket chart.
Then they filled in their worksheet, using the pocket chart words as a guide.
Color Words activities for Kindergarten and First Grade- perfect as literacy centers!

Color Words activities for Kindergarten and First Grade- perfect as literacy centers!
Color Words activities for Kindergarten and First Grade- perfect as literacy centers!
Color Words activities for Kindergarten and First Grade- perfect as literacy centers!

*Canadian AND US spelling is included!
Color Words activities for Kindergarten and First Grade- perfect as literacy centers!
 Find the color word practice pack {here}

So many activities to squeeze into the week!

3 comments:

traci527 said...

Thank you for sharing the links for the Pete freebies! I am using them right now for remediation with my kinders. Thanks! Traci

Anonymous said...

Love the sight words playdoh template.....thank you for sharing!

Julez S said...

Thanks so much for the freebies!! My binders LOVED Pete the Cat last year and I bet this year will be no exception! :)

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