Baylor uses prose-poetry to tell the story behind the broken clay pots scattered across the southwestern hillsides.
Grade Range: K-4
Resource Type(s): Reference Materials, Lessons & Activities, Reference Materials, Lessons & Activities
Date Posted: 6/10/2008
In this resource, students will investigate the roles that pottery and water played in the lives of the Pueblo Indians of New Mexico. Students will learn about Native American culture by reading the book entitled When Clay Sings and discover the symbolism of two modern pots in a hands-on activity. This OurStory module includes links to the activities and a list of other recommended readings about Native American culture. OurStory is a series of modules designed to help children and adults enjoy exploring history together through the use of objects from the Museum's vast collections, quality children's literature, and engaging hands-on activities. Ideal for afterschool use, OurStory resources allow students to think critically, to be creative, and to achieve academic standards both in and out of the classroom.