Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes is an ideal text to read to students on the first day of school. It's Pete the Cat's first day of school, but he is fully confident to conquer the day in his special shoes. He encounters all of the different places in the school in his awesome shoes. After reading this text, teachers could take their students on a tour of their new school so they can become familiar with all of the new places. They can have a checklist as they go throughout the school and mark off each location when they see it.
Lexile level: 430L