Multcolib School Corps Picks Native Americans Grades 4-7
Annotation:In this continent-spanning collection of Native American coming-of-age tales, young men face great enemies, find the strength and endurance within themselves to succeed, and take their hard-earned place by the side of their elders.
Annotation:Learn what we know about these cliff dwellers. Study the thousands of rock carvings-petroglyphs-they left behind. Discover how modern scientists use ancient artifacts to learn about the lives of these early Americans.
Annotation:Hands-on activities, games, and crafts introduce children to the diversity of Native American cultures and teach them about the people, experiences, and events that have helped shape America, past and present.
Annotation:An introduction to the Native Americans of the Arctic, examining their cultures, customs, and traditions, and describing how the early people survived in the Arctic, their interactions with other settlers, and their lives in the twenty-first century.
Annotation:The author covers an immense amount of material, both historically and chronologically. He delves into Aztec civilization, the ancient settlers of the Southwest, the Five Nations of the Iroquois League, the Plains Indians, the Diggers of the Northwest, the builders of Mesa Verde, and other First Nations.
Annotation:Rodeo riders are honored athletes--skilled, smart, and tough. It takes brains, muscles, and a lot of practice to wrestle a racing steer to the ground or stay on top of a bucking, twisting bronco. Rodeo is the number-one most exciting sport out West. Not so sure? Take a look.
Annotation:Provides instructions for making models of things used by indigenous peoples of North America throughout the development of their thousand-year-old civilization.
Annotation:Build inventions, tools, and works of art, meet the people whose culture helped form our own, explore the history of Native Americans with hands-on activities, learn how the discoveries of the First americans affect us today.
Annotation:With the help of modern and historic images, innovative page layouts, and compelling first-person accounts, an eye-opening look at the richness and variety of North American natives presents each tribe as an individual, evolving culture, with its own history, artwork, and traditions.
Annotation:Everyone knows that moccasins, canoes and toboggans were invented by the Aboriginal people of North America, but did you know that they also developed their own sign language, as well as syringe needles, a secret ingredient in soda pop, and other clever inventions and innovations which are still in use today?
Annotation:Presents a full-color illustrated examination of the customs and traditions of many North American Indians including those of the Great Plains, Southwest, Great Lakes region, far North, and more.
Annotation:Tells of the transformative period in the early 16th century when the Spaniards introduced horses to the Great Plains, and how horses became, and remain, a key part of the Plains Indians' culture.
Annotation: Folklorist Neil Philip examines the shared experience of many of the First Nations, from their separate existences before whites arrived, to their years of struggle and heartbreak, to the present-day resurgence of their cultures.
Annotation:Describes the first people to live in the Northwest Coast region of North America, discussing their culture, customs, ways of life, interactions with other settlers, and their lives today.
Annotation:An alphabetical identification of sixty-eight of the larger North American Indian tribes, describing their habitats, social life and customs, food, means of travel, and modern descendants. Includes drawings and maps.
Annotation:Packed with fascinating stories about the America's first peoples, this children's activity book uses humor and hands-on projects to outline Native Americans ways of life, beliefs, festivals, technology, and arts and crafts.
Annotation:Describes the history, customs, religion, government, homes, and present-day status of the various native peoples that inhabited the eastern woodlands since before the coming of the Europeans.
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A collection of fiction and non-fiction materials about Native Americans for students in grades 4 through 7. The library has already-prepared Buckets of Books on this topic that you can check out. The Buckets contain books similar to those on the list (though not every title is exactly the same) plus a teacher's guide. To see the list of Buckets, go to: http://web.multcolib.org/educators/school-corps/bucket-books .