American Indians of the Plains: Surviving the Great Expanse

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  • Age Range: 8-18
  • Grade: 4-8
  • Lexile: 620L
  • Guided Reading Level: S
  • Interest Level: 3-12
  • Reading Level: 4.6
  • Item: 25070
  • ISBN: 9781493830701
  • Language: English
  • Dewey: 978.004
  • Pages: 32

Ignite a curiosity with this nonfiction reader that breathes life into the pages of history with primary source artifacts from that era. Highlighting some of the fascinating aspects of life on the Plains, this informational text examines the distinctive features of the Lakota, Cheyenne, Comanche, Pawnee, Osage, Omaha, and Crow tribes. Students will explore different facets of Plains culture including the importance of buffalo in everyday life--as their source of food, clothing, homes, weapons, and many other things.

  • Build literacy skills and social studies content knowledge
  • Appropriately leveled content provides access to every type of learner
  • Includes text features such as captions, bold print, glossary, and index to increase understanding and build academic vocabulary
  • Aligned to McREL, WIDA/TESOL, NCSS/C3 Framework and other state standards, this text readies students for college and career