Pete The Cat and His Magic Sunglasses Assignment Help
Family Literacy Assignment 1
Family Literacy Assignment 2
Family Literacy Assignment
Family Literacy Assignment
Hi parents, and welcome to a new week. This week’s literacy goal is to retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson. (2020)
This week we are reading a fun picture book called Pete the Cat and his Magic Sunglasses by Kimberly Dean and James Dean. In this story Pete the Cat has woken up grumpy today! Nothing seems to be going his way. But some groovy magic sunglasses can help. Pete the Cat has woken up feeling blue – and he just does not know what to do! But when Pete is given some groovy, magic sunglasses, he finds out that just maybe, feeling blue is not something you have to do.
Talk about the book with your child:
Please ask your child to tell you what they remember about the book. As questions to help your child remember key details listed above. The more we ask the more your child will remember. By the end of the week your child should be able to identify the theme of the story. The theme is this book include, being positive and exploring other possibilities to turn that frown upside down and using one’s imagination. The literacy assignment is on the next page, with instructions. This assignment was given Monday and is due Friday.
Pete The Cat Spelling/Vocabulary
We are taking some of the key vocabulary words from our story and making them into a story. Here are the vocabulary words listed below.
Cat Blue Toad Happy
My______________ likes to purr when I pet him on his head. I wonder if it makes him feel so___________. I know I am happy when he purrs, and we get to sit outside together and look up at the big ___________ sky. Sometimes when I look up at the clouds, I see the shape of a ________ or even a turtle, what shapes do you see?
Let’s make magic sunglasses!!!
Pretend you are Pete the cat and let us make some groovy magical sunglasses. How would you decorate your glasses? Below is you can cut out your frames and feel free to color or add anything to make them feel magical. At the end of the week, I will take a photo with parent permission of your child wearing his or her magical sunglasses. We will then put all photos on our poster board outside the classroom with a printed copy of our book to show other students our connection to the book. Have fun with this assignment and parents feel free to join in too! Also, we will be adding a short-written activity, pretending that they are a cat like Pete and talking about their groovy glasses.
Hello, my name is __________ and I am a cat. I am ______ years old. These are my magic sunglasses like Pete the cat. When I wear these sunglasses, I feel like I can _____________________________.
Once you cut out and decorate the glasses, please Attach the clips to the glasses that have been attached with this assignment. That way the kids can wear their classes.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.1.2 Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.
James, Kimberly Dean. (2013) Pete The Cat and His Magic Sunglasses.