Rudy and the Butterflies
Item Number RB24
By Perry Flynn with Craig Pippert
Illustrated by Anne Kiefaber
Rudy and the Butterflies has an extensive, and growing, set of free extension materials! (See links below)
Rudy, a handsome thoroughbred colt, was born on a starry, spring night. Of all of the new creatures Rudy met, his favorites were the BUTTERFLIES!
With the help of his friend, Elmo, Rudy learned to jump. But, what Rudy really wanted to do was fly like his butterfly friends.
But, a fiendish plot by a dastardly villain threatened to put Rudy and Elmo out of the competition for good! What will happen? How will Rudy be saved?
Follow Rudy on his based-on-a-true story journey to the National Horse Show that targets a wide variety of core communication and language arts skills.
Includes Extension activities, lesson ideas, education standards crosswalks, and MUCH MORE to help children fly with Rudy!
EXTENSION ACTIVITIES FOR RUDY AND THE BUTTERFLIES
Vocabulary and Semantics
Prepositions (coming soon)
Figurative Language and Metaphors (coming soon)
Science and Social Studies
Summary of Science and Social Studies Activities
Parts of a Butterfly (also critical thinking)
Parts of a Flower (also critical thinking)
Plant a Butterfly Garden (also following directions)
Create a Butterfly Feeder (also following directions)
Horses and Horse Care
Glossary (also vocabulary)
How to Groom a Horse (also story retell, paraphrasing, following directions)
Parts of a Horse (also targets critical thinking, categorization, homographs
Sequencing and Story Retell
Art and Reader's Theatre
Feelings and Emotions (coming soon)
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