The Cat

This book features two and three sound words with the short /a/ sound. When reading the book, encourage children to discuss why the cat feels the way it does. Keep a sharp eye out for the little mouse hidden in the pictures.

Individual Lessons

This lesson focuses on short /a/, segmenting the sounds in these words: CAT, RAG, SAT
In this lesson we will change one sound at a time to make the words SAT->SAD->MAD->MAT
In this lesson we will blend sounds to read the words RAT, FAT, and BAD.
In this lesson we will read the book The Cat. Comprehension and fluency practice are included.

Additional Resources

This document can be used by teachers or parents to record a child’s progress with the book.
This link takes you to the YouTube playlist to view all four The Cat videos consecutively. (Approximately 30 minutes total watch time.)