Spark a curiosity for history with this Spanish book filled with primary sources that offer a glimpse of what life was like for the Woodland Indians. Students will explore the culture and customs of the diverse tribes that stretched along the East Coast including the Northeastern and Southeastern regions. This informational text examines aspects of everyday life including their strong farming culture and the "Three Sisters" crops--corns, beans, and squash.
- Build content-area knowledge across multiple social studies disciplines
- Text features such as a glossary, index, captions, sidebars, and table of contents increase comprehension and build academic vocabulary
- Cook It! culminating activity challenges students to create a cookbook with Native American recipes
- Your Turn! activity challenges students to write an essay about modern-day pow wows
- Read and Respond provides post-reading questions that develop critical thinking