For their first project, students in the course read about Sonia Arellano's Maker Project They then created their own projects following the steps that Arellano has her students complete. After completing the maker projects, Arellano then has the students write about how the process for creating the maker project is similar or different to their writing processes.

Lisamarie created an Egyptian crown.

Olena shows a picture of a traditional Slavic rag doll she created.

Sheri shared with us the story of the Aberfan disaster that occurred in Wales in 1966. None of us had ever heard of this event.

Sheri created a bracelet, which had elements representing all of the children and people who died in the disaster.

Sheri showing us her necklace.