John Henry

We are reading tall tales this week in reading. Today we read about John Henry and how he was born with a sledgehammer in his hand. One student raised her hand and asked, “Um, do you think his mom swallowed the sledgehammer for him to be born with it? ” 

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4 thoughts on “John Henry”

  1. Hahaha! That’s amazing! And when you think about it, it is a fair question. Shows the kid is thinking about cause and effect…. even if his thought process is imperfect. I love the things kids say!

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