To the Teacher
- Find biographical information about Barbara Cooney on the Internet.
(Keyword: Barbara Cooney biography)
- Present the information to the class.
- Make a large copy of the Bio-poem outline on newsprint (without the information in parentheses).
- Together write the Bio-poem and post.
Students may want to write a Bio-poem about Miss Rumphius or about themselves. This activity can also be used with other authors and characters. Many versions and patterns are available online. (Keyword: Bio-poem)