Tomie dePaola Book Study - Legend of the Indian Paintbrush - Wildflower Research

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  1. As the wildflowers begin to bloom, lead your students to discover Tomie dePaola with The Legend of the Bluebonnet and The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush. These inspiring legends are ideal for spring novel studies, and you will love sharing them with your students! Your students will love learning a
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Delight your students with a beloved Tomie dePaola favorite, The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush! You will love teaching your students about wildflowers during the spring season, and your students will love learning about legends. It's perfect for character study, cause and effect, and making inferences.

I have reviewed this product to ensure it is appropriate in depicting Native Americans. If you do not wish to use any part of the product, you are welcome to leave out those slides. Students have the option of doing their own research about the Plains culture.


  • Character study - Physical and character traits
  • Inferring character traits from reading
  • How and why characters change
  • Story Map graphic organizer
  • Comprehension questions
  • Cause and Effect
  • Making Inferences
  • Sequence of Events
  • Vocabulary
  • Plains Culture depicted in the book
  • Sensory poem
  • Elements of a legend posters
  • Wildflower research (also on Google Slides)
  • My Wildflower Legend graphic organizer for writing activity (also on Google Slides)
  • My Wildflower Legend booklet template (also on Google Slides)

Teachers love this activity because it provides the option of using the Google Slides or printables.


⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “Loved this packet! So self-explanatory, the kids were self-led! Great resource!"

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “So cute! What a fun twist to add to our Native American unit."

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “Great resource for the book. I'm excited to use it throughout our Native American unit!"



Legends of the Bluebonnet and Indian Paintbrush"

Legend of the Bluebonnet

Legend of the Lady's Slipper

Wildflower Slideshow


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