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William Kamkwamba

by UGL from Hewitt


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Our Retelling of the Life Story of William Kamkwamba

Jaden

William lived in a desert with little houses.


Trevor

His family was poor.


Jake

William and his family worked on a farm.  They grew corn.


Kristina

The sun went up.  The plants weren't getting rain.  They needed rain to grow up strong.


Tyler

They didn't have any money or food.


Trevor

William didn't have any money, so he could not go to school.


Nathan

William liked to take apart stuff and build trucks.


Setnee

He liked to figure out how stuff works.


Setnee

He wanted to figure out how to build a windmill.  William wanted to save the world.  He could be the person that saves us.  He could be really good.  He wanted the water to come, so they can grow food and be healthy.


Nathan

He was at the library, trying to learn all about windmills so he knew what windmills do.  William said, "I will build electric wind."


Jake

He went to the junkyard and he put a whole bunch of things in his bag.


Kristina

He tried to make a windmill out of garbage.


Nathan

The people said he was crazy.  They were mean.


Kristina

William built the windmill.  The kids helped him put the windmill up.


Nathan

The wind picked up and the windmill moved around and around in a circle really, really fast.


Jaden

The wires connected to the light and to the windmill.  The windmill lit up the light.


Trevor

The people said "YAY! Good job!" to William.




How We Are Similar to William Kamkwamba

Jake
William built a windmill.  I like to build houses out of Legos.

Setnee
William caught the wind in a windmill.  I love wind.  It blows my hair all around.

Kristina
William liked to watch the cars and trucks.  I like to watch trains.

Nathan
William liked to build and I like to build with Legos.

Tyler
William liked to build things and I like to build a house with Legos.

Jaden
William liked to build things.  I like to build things with Legos.

Trevor
William liked to build things.  I like to build with Legos.




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Page created on 12/29/2015 12:00:00 AM

Last edited 12/29/2015 12:00:00 AM

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Bibliography

Mealer, Bryan. The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind. New York: Dial Books for Young Readers, 2012. p. cm.