- "If you throw five coins into the Trevi Fountain, will you return five times?"
- "I don't see any elevators in the Colosseum. How did all of the people get to the top?"
- "I don't really think David is a sculpture of the most perfect male form. He kind of looks like my dad."
- "Do you think the Leaning Tower will fall down? Will they change its name to the Lying Tower?"
Wednesday, June 2, 2010
I returned home last night from a long trip overseas. It was fantastic. I was able to learn so much more about my family's culture and I brought back a few momentos to share with the class. The souvenir shops loved me by the end of the trip because I had purchased an overpriced miniature version of every major monument in Italy. I showed each object to the children today with a brief description or story to go with them. Here were some of the priceless comments I heard: