Southwest Children's  Literature

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The Crossing

Freshmen English students at Cienega High School read The Crossing and discussed the book both in class and online. They began by drawing the characters. Border issues were a hot topic in the discussions. After posting individual responses, the students posted class responses.

Drawings of Manny

Cesar's Drawing of Manny


Drawings of The Sergeant

Carly and Sandy's Drawing of the Sergeant

Carly and Sandy


Evan and Michael's Drawing of Manny

Brittany and Sarah

Evan and Michael's Drawing of the Sergeant

Evan and Michael

Kaylee's Dawing of Manny


Morgan, Miguel and Chase's Drawing of the Sergeant

Morgan, Miguel and Chase

Drawing of Maria

Kimmy and Ally's drawing of Maria

Kimmy and Ally