308-1 The Legend of the Bluebonnet

Return to Home Page

Lesson List

Background Off

The Legend of the Bluebonnet


1.  Why do you think drought and famine are hardest on the very young and the very old?

2.  The little girl in this story made a big sacrifice.  Write about a time you have made a big sacrifice and tell why you did so?

3.  Make a list of words that describe the little girl in this story?

4.  On the last page "Author's Notes" you learn about why the flowers were called bluebonnets?  Do you agree or disagree with this explanation? Why?

5.  Tomi DePaola is the author and illustrator of this story.  Do you like the story or the illustrations better?  Why?



Elementary & Middle School Lessons & Self-Correcting Tests for Children in all Subject Areas.
If you have found an error or would like to make comments on this lesson, please email us at:

Copyright 1999-2020 by Educational Designers, LLC.  All rights reserved.
Lessons & Tests in Math, Reading, Spelling, Science, Language, and Social Studies.

"This site uses cookies from Google to deliver its services and analyze traffic. Your IP address and user-agent are shared with Google along with performance and security metrics to ensure quality of service, generate usage statistics, and to detect and address abuse."