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Miss Rumphius Literature Guide and Activities

Grade Levels
2nd - 4th
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Miss Rumphius Literature Guide and Activities

Miss Rumphius, written and illustrated by Barbara Cooney, is one of my favorite picture books to read during the spring and to celebrate Earth Day. This delightful picture book (not included in the packet), and the activities in this book companion are sure to delight your students.

This Miss Rumphius literature guide provides opportunities for your students in grades 2-4 to think critically and creatively through a variety of lessons.

This guide includes:
• A pre-reading wondering about the book activity
• Making predictions activity using the cover of the book
• Comprehension questions
• Story Map
• Activity to examine important events in the story
• Examining cause and effect
• Several activities to summarize the story
• A sequencing activity
• Identifying the themes in the story activity
• Fact and Opinion Sort
• Compare and Contrast activity where students compare Miss Rumphius to her grandfather – 2 versions to differentiate
• Character map – 2 versions to differentiate
• Challenge vocabulary cards with matching definitions
• Vocabulary book where students draw a picture, write the definition, and then write a sentence using the vocabulary word
• A book review
• 5 creative writing activities
• Miss Rumphius character foldable
• Parts of speech sorting activity using vocabulary from the story – great for a center
• Syllable sorting activity using vocabulary from the story – great for a center
• Making compound words activity
• I Can Make the World More Beautiful craftivity
• Painting Lupines art project
• All About Lupines Informational Text and activity
Be sure to check out the preview to see many of the items included in this product!

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