Free crosscurricular lesson plans on the Maya, the rainforest and the Jaguar Stones series.
The Jaguar Stones series:
A world of Maya themed adventures for students,
a wide range of free resources for teachers.
Free Skype visits with classes reading the Jaguar Stones books. To schedule contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Pages to display your students' Jaguar Stones and Maya related projects/artwork
Interactive Q&A page for students to ask questions about the books and the Maya.
Request your students' birthday glyphs in the Maya calendar
Links to the best Maya websites - all vetted by experts.
When a city kid from Boston gets lost in the perilous rainforest, a local Maya girl comes to his rescue. Together, these teens from different worlds take off on a series of fast, thrilling, and laugh-out-loud funny adventures that explore Maya culture, mythology, and the meaning of belonging.
- high-level language use made accessible through a highly engaging and fast-paced story.
- explores interactions between different cultures, such as ancient/modern Maya, present-day North/Central America, Maya/conquistadors, Maya/Aztecs, city/rainforest dwellers.
- wide-ranging, story-embedded references to rainforest ecosystems.
- contains rich visuals:
illustrations and maps
throughout the text
and in the extensive