Target /s/ words
sun smile stairs
Sonny sofa sock
Sally sink Sully
sad soap salt
By Jenny Loehr
One morning as the began to rise, decided to surprise his
mom and dad by getting dressed all by himself. His big sister said, “You’ll
NEVER do it by yourself . . . you’re too little!” This made ,
and he decided to show that she was wrong
After successfully pulling on his shorts and shirt, he pulled open his dresser drawer and
was surprised to find just one white sitting in an otherwise empty drawer.
quickly got up and set out to search for his missing . As he
made his way slowly from room to room, followed him with a
on her face as she teased, “See, I told you so!”
kept looking. He looked behind the and under the
. He looked on shelves in the pantry where his mom kept the laundry
and extra boxes of table and looked in the living
room where his dog lay asleep by the window in the morning .
As walked by, woke up and slowly followed him from
room to room. After searching everywhere, sat down, feeling very
at not being able to find the missing . said aloud to his dog,
“Maybe was right. Maybe, I am not big enough to get dressed all by myself.”
Suddenly, was sniffing and making sounds by the .
slowly made his way to see what was wrong with . He was
surprised to see sitting by the with the missing
hanging from the side of his mouth.
stood with a big as his sister stared at him
and listened to him say, “See, I told you I was big enough to get dressed by myself.
He looked at , who was sitting by his side, and said, “Thanks to a little
help from my friend."