Zora is a Superhero of STEM because= When we think if Writers and Poets like Zora Hurston we do not always think if STEM. Learn some on her story at the "Secret Museum" found on Example pg 1 Then Let's MAKE Some STEM Connections SCIENCE-Writers like Zora use their 5 senses we talk about in science to come up with their ideas to write stories. (watch the BrainPopjr found on Example pg 2 TECHNOLOGY-Today many writers use computer technology to write their stories ENGINEERING-Zora uses the Design Engineering Process to write her stories just like engineers. MATH-Words, sentences, paragraphs, have syllables, beats, and patterns which we discuss in Math The Response Journal below has more explorations on STEM Superhero Zora. I used to design and engineer dolls like Zora. Let me know what YOU Think!
If you have a Brainpop jr account there are more activities to expand lessons. It also works well with Poetry Month & Women's History Month.