Shadows Are Magical
The Motivator Map "Shadows are Magical" is a great STEM, STEAM or even STREAM (R = Reading) Map. The activities feature the great book "Shadow" by Marcia Brown, which explains the physical science principles around light and shadows as well as the Shadow Puppetry ARTS from Indonesia. Reading, science and the arts all in one is a great way to address socio-emotional learning and different learning styles while building interdisciplinary connections. Read, Learn and Do in this cluster has a full Motivator Map, a downloadable reading standard and instructions on how to build a permanent shadow stage for your classroom.