Miss Rumphius is a story about a young girl whose grandfather inspired her to do three things in life: go to faraway places, live by the sea, and do something to make the world more beautiful. This module plants the seeds for flower exploration, world travels, and goal setting. Students are introduced to renowned flower artist, Georgia O’Keefe, get close-up and personal with real flowers, and learn pantomime as a way for collaborative story development.
This module contains the following lessons:
- Wooden Pattern Blocks
- Calling Plant Experts!
- Seed Germination
- World Traveler
- A Field of Lupines
- Beauty All Around
- Would The Real Miss Rumphius Please Stand Up
- Accomplishments & Goals
- Georgia O’Keeffe
- Flowers Up Close
- Start a Story, Become a Story
Wharves (Wharf), Bristling, Mast, Porridge, Wandered, Satisfaction, Conservatory, Pollination, Germination, Seed, Accomplishment
Note: This module is part of 4th Grade: Series 1. The four modules in Series 1 collectively address all National ELA and Core Arts Standards.