The Ancient Maya
By the 5th Graders at Claremont
The Maya had fighters, king,
Priests, weaver, hunters,
musician, storyteller, noble,
The Maya had a game that look like
basketball it wasn't you can't use
your hand or your feet the point of
the game whoever makes it through
the hoop wins the game. ISAHY
The Maya grew corn, sweet potatoes, chili
peppers. They used corn to make tortillas.
Maya Science and Communication
• Used pictures for numbers
• They had 20 days in a month and 19 months in
The Mayan made Lots of
palaces for the kings that have
lots of rooms inside.
They also build pyramids for their
important kings that died and
they rap them up and put them in
TheMayan government had priests,
nobles, and kings.
The priests learned about the stars
The Mayan made a lot of great art like
pottery, weaving and pictures.
The first kind of artist was a potter the
potter made pottery.
Another kind of artist is a weaver a weaver
weaves cloth to sell or to keep.
They also made statues of gods made out
of gold, stone or wood that they put in
pyramids, temples and churches.
They also had jewelers that made rings and
necklaces that they made out of jade.
The Mayan Religion
The Maya were Polytheistic (they
believed in many gods).
The Mayan sacrificed children and
people they did this in special
ceremonies when they prayed to the
They made statues of many gods for
example the sun god and the rain god.