The Same Sun Was in the Sky
These are third-grade students' responses to the book:
I noticed that the boy in the story was like the Hohokam boy. I learned
how people still find pottery when they're building things. Beau
I think that since the Hohokam people had to walk that far it must
have been hard. Nick
I wondered what the symbols mean. The symbols are drawings and maybe
I think that some drawings are gods that they believed in. Some drawings
look like flowers, mountains, men, numbers, snakes, the sun. One even
looks like a videotape! (They didnšt have videotapes.) They used sharp
rocks to carve the drawings. Jeffrey
Students made symbols to represent themselves. This is a selection
of their work:
I am a good reader. I can
My symbol is a book.
My symbol is the ear of
a cat. I love cats.
My nickname is "Cookie."
made a chocolate chip cookie.
My symbol represents a shark.
I like sharks.
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