I Am a Butterfly Story Summary:The story tell about the life of a butterfly. Author and Photographer: Stephen Swinburne He took the pictures for this story in his garden.
I Am a Butterfly Genre - Nonficton Look for: • Photographs that support what you read. • Information that is given clearly. A nonfictiontell about things that are true.
Turns - changes to turns Turns • A caterpillar turns into a butterfly.
Live - to have as one's home live live This caterpillar lives on a parsley plant.
Around - close by; in a circle around Around The butterflies are flying around the flowers.
Air- the sky Air air His kite is in the air.
Soon - before long Soon soon Soon the eggs will be baby caterpillars.
Fly - to move through the air fly Fly The butterflies will fly away.
Animals- living, breathing creatures Animals animals These animals fly. Are they butterflies?
fly______ air ______ around ____ soon _____ animals ___ turns _____ live ______ Match the words to its meaning. • A. the sky • B. living, breathing creatures • close by; in a circle • D. changes to • E. to move through the air • F. to have as one's home • G. before long E A C G B D F
Vocabulary Review • Say the words. • Read the sentence. • Fill in the blank.
live fly around soon animals air turns Butterflies fly in the _______.
fly air around soon animal turns live Are butterflies __________?
turns air soon fly around live animals This toy will go _________.
animals fly air turns live soon around This bug is a ___________.
around fly air turns animals soon live These ducks _______ in a pond.
soon animals air fly around turns live These eggs will hatch _________.
animals fly around turns air soon live The children will take ______.
Say the Sight Words • many • some • their • him • her • know • his • let • just • how
New words in the story:I Am A Butterfly • night • rest • hatch • plants • caterpillar • hang • rain • plips • plops • drink • drops • chomp • shed • skin • chrysalis • cracks • insects • wings
The End AMiller
Butterfly Sites You should be able to click on these sites and go to them. • Butterfly- Names and Caterpillars • Butterfly and Caterpillar Crafts • Monarch Butterfly Emerging from a Chrysalis • The Life of a Monarch Butterfly • Photos - Monarch series • Monarch Butterflies From Egg to Adult