One Book, Many Lessons
A new feature to our newsletter, One Book, Many Lessons will spotlight one picture book that can be used as a gateway to lessons in various subjects. Suggestions are very broad to allow teacher creativity and individualization.
By: Barbara Cooney
Alice Rumphius wanted to travel the world when she grew up, and then to live by the sea – just as her grandfather had done. But there is one more thing her grandfather tells her: she must do something to make the world more beautiful.
Study the countries that Miss Rumphius has visited. The countries that Miss Rumphius visits are not named but can be deduced based on the features described in the text and illustrations.