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					The Ancient Maya

By the 5th Graders at Claremont
      MAYA Jobs

The Maya had fighters, king,
 Priests, weaver, hunters,
musician, storyteller, noble,
           artists.
          ISAHY
                SPORTS
   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
     Maya Farming
The Maya grew corn, sweet potatoes, chili
peppers. They used corn to make tortillas.
                 Oscar
 Maya Science and Communication
• Used pictures for numbers
• They had 20 days in a month and 19 months in
  a year.
                      Oscar
    Mayan Buildings
        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
              special rooms.
             By Jessica
Maya Government

     TheMayan government had priests,
              nobles, and kings.
     The priests learned about the stars


                  By   Jessica
Mayan Art
 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.
 -Adriana
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
  gods.
 They made statues of many gods for
  example the sun god and the rain god.
-Adriana

				
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