The rich heritage of the first Americans is explored in this cross-curricular volume. Students will learn about the history and culture of native groups who inhabited the Northeast wilderness of the United States and Canada when the European colonists arrived. Careful attention is paid to the customs and beliefs of these peoples. Their legends, philosophies, and forms of government are discussed, and their origins, language, dwellings, tools, food, games, and crafts are studied. Activities include research, making legends, playing Indian games, crossword puzzle, and use of a deer, plus Fact or Opinion, geography, mapping, and vocabulary exercises. Projects include making moccasins, a longhouse, a corn husk mask, a water drum, a clay pot, a dream catcher, and corn meal mush. Generously illustrated with pencil art throughout. Includes answer key and bibliography. All 48 pages perforated for easy removal.The rich heritage of the first Americans is explored in this cross-curricular volume.
|Author||:||Elaine Cleary, Elaine Hansen Cleary|
|Publisher||:||Evan-Moor - 1995|