Crossing the River
Motivation Education sometimes strikes gold with a simple story and an activity that teachers can do in many different ways and still fulfill teaching standards in more than one discipline. SERIOUS FUN emerges by considering what it would be like to rescue an Amazon Animal. But to get there to help, all you have to do is cross the Amazon to the other side WHILE navigating a fierce storm and the flooding Amazon in the rainy season. The full Motivator Map offun recommends a fictional book that has nonfiction information about a group of people along the river. There is something mysterious about the Amazon and its peoples and something wild about having such a challenging scenario.