Sunday, May 4, 2014

Where are the Butterflies? Printable book and icons

Here's a quick book I threw together on Tarheel Reader.  I also downloaded it, added icons, and then uploaded it to Google Drive.  The link is below. 

Download the book here.  Enjoy!

 I've also added a simple worksheet at the end of this.  I'm thinking this will begin to be something that will happen----adding some type of activity at the end for the kids to work on early academics or language skills.  Today, it's counting butterflies.

Today (May 4th) is the anniversary of the 1970 Kent State massacre.  You may not know this, but I earned  my undergraduate degree at Kent in deaf education.  I started there in 1974, merely 4 years after the shootings and  the memories were still fresh in the minds of students and faculty.  One of the victims was studying to be a speech pathologist.  She was not a part of the demonstration---was just walking to class.  So tragic.....


  1. Ruth,
    Thank you, as always, for making my job a little easier. I soooo appreciate the time and effort it takes to create these adapted books. I also attended KSU for both my undergraduate and graduate degrees - in the mid 80s and my son now attends as a sophomore - almost junior. I can say that the students who were killed and injured live on in the memories of many.....

    1. Thank you for your nice comments. KSU was a great school and I learned a lot about real life from living in Kent as an undergrad. May 4th lives on in my memories, though. I was talking to my grad student today about Kent State--he had never heard of the massacre. Too bad---we need to learn from past mistakes. If people forget, it will happen again.