Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Rainbow Weaver: Tejedora del Arcoíris by Linda Elovitz Marshall

Rainbow Weaver: Tejedora del Arcoíris, a 2017 Américas Book Award Commended Title, by Linda Elovitz Marshall and illustrated by Elisa Chavarri (Lee and Lowe, 2016), tells the story of Ixchel, a young Maya girl who lives in Guatemala and wants to help her mother weave textiles. Along the way, Ixchel finds ways to help her mother raise money for her schooling and help clean up the environment in the town.

CURRICULUM UNIT

HOW TO USE THIS IN THE CLASSROOM

This lesson plan is designed to accompany Rainbow Weaver by Linda Elovitz Marshall. The lesson is appropriate for Grades K-3 and introduces students to the modern and ancient Maya, traditions, and traditional crafts.

UNITS

Guatemala + People
E. Wyllys Andrews, V
Professor Emeritus - Anthropology
Guatemala + News