Tomochichi: Chief and Friend

Retail Price: $9.99
School Library Price: $7.49
  • Age Range: 6-12
  • Grade: 2-4
  • Lexile: 520L
  • Guided Reading Level: S
  • Interest Level: 1-6
  • Reading Level: 2.9
  • Item: 24556
  • ISBN: 9781493825561
  • Language: English
  • Dewey: 975.004
  • Pages: 32

Learn about Chief Tomochichi, how he started and lead the Yamacraw tribe, and the history of this Native American tribe. Through high-interest informational text and primary sources, readers will learn what happened when settlers arrived on land where the Yamacraw lived. This appropriately leveled text promotes social studies literacy and connects to Georgia Standards of Excellence, WIDA, and the NCSS/C3 framework. This reader includes:

  • Primary source documents and full-color illustrations
  • Text features such as a glossary, table of contents, and index
  • Read and response questions
  • A Your Turn activity challenges students to connect to a primary source through a writing activity

With themes of respect, peace, and friendship, students will be inspired by this story of two very different groups of people working together to share land.