Barbara Cooney
Lesson plans and teaching resources for Miss Rumphius

Inspired by Literature: Wildflower Seed Pods
How to make seed pods from recycled egg cartons and scrap paper. Adobe Acrobat needed for access.

Making the World a More Beautiful Place
After listening to the story, students consider themselves as members of a community and plan a project that improves their community.

Miss Rumphius
Six lessons designed to transform a story into an improvised play to be performed by elementary students.

Miss Rumphius
Summary, analysis, and 3 sets of discussion questions based on themes in the story.

Miss Rumphius Story Problems
Ten story problems connected to the book.

Second Grade: Project Based
A variety of activities, including practice with compound words, discussion questions, writing activities, and activities for math, science, and social studies. Designed for home school. Adobe Acrobat needed for access.