Saturday, August 28, 2010

Pete the Cat - I Love My White Shoes Lesson Plan

Wearing his brand new, white shoes, Pete the Cat sets off down the street to take a walk. Along the way, he begins singing,
I love my white shoes, I love my white shoes, I love my white shoes.
However, Pete's so busy singing, he doesn't realize he's come across a giant pile of strawberries... and his shoes are no longer white, they're red! Pete doesn't become upset though, and instead adjusts his song to fit his shoes. As the story continues, Pete runs into numerous other problems, all of which change the color of his shoes, but not his attitude!

This is a perfect story for children, as it deliberately states at the end of the book,
The moral of Pete's story is:
No matter what you step in,
keep walking along and
singing your song.

 Learn about shapes and colors with this emergent reader, Red Square, Red Square, what do you see?

  Practice reading color words with this car themed emergent reader. 


Books with repetitive story lines like this one make a great starting point for children to make take-off pages of their own. You can make a take-off book with this worksheet.

Watch the book being read here:

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