Me and my Shadow
Teachers and Students
Internet Sites | Children's Books | Folklore & Mythology
Science Behind It
- Making Hand Shadows -
This is a fun site all about hand shadow making. It asks questions for further learning, and includes a literature connection to The Ugly Duckling.
- My Shadow by Robert Lewis Stevenson. David R. Godine, 1989. This famous poem is set to life by vivid and clear illustrations.
- Shadowville by Michael Bartalos. ISBN 0-670-86161-8. A site about this book, with related activities.
- Nothing Sticks Like a Shadow by Ann Tompect. Houghton Mifflin, 1984.
- Bear Shadow by Frank Asch. Prentice Hall, 1985.
- Me and My Shadow by Arthur Dorros. Scholastic, 1990.
- Mr. Wenk and His Shadow by Dick Gackenback. Harper, 1983.
- Shadow by Marcia Brown. Macmillan Publishing, 1982. A very creepy African story about the nature and "lives" of shadows. May not be suitable for younger children.
- Shadows are About by Ann Whitford Paul. Scholastic, 1992. Very charming pictures and short descriptions about shadows all around.
- Word Lore - Carl's lessons on exploring words we use in this curriculum, such as where did the word "Sun" come from, or what is the difference between "daylight" and "day"?
- The Story of Gylfi - Carl has translated portions of the Prose Edda which include the story of a king who goes to the gods in search of answers about the nature of the world.
- Groundhog Day - All about Groundhog Day with GREAT photos of Punxsatawney Phil!
- Wiarton Willy - The albino groundhog who is Canada's famous weather forecaster. Just like Punxsatawney Phil.
- Chinese Shadow Puppets - A lesson on Chinese shadow puppetry, with a history of the art and details on how to recreate it in your classroom. An example of real Balinese shadow puppets is here
- KARAGOZ: Turkish Shadow Puppetry - Very complete site about the characters and scenarios of this folk art.
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