Native American Cultures: Native American Homes: From Longhouses to Wigwams, 1st Edition

  • P. V. Knight
  • Published By: Gareth Stevens Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1538212765
  • ISBN-13: 9781538212769
  • DDC: 392.3
  • Grade Level Range: 2nd Grade - 5th Grade
  • 32 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released October 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Overview

Most native peoples live in modern homes today, but years ago, they lived in vastly different dwellings. These inventive buildings were constructed of available natural resources, such as wood, grass, and adobe bricks, without the use of machinery we rely on today. Readers will appreciate the vivid photographs that accompany the interesting text and surprising fact boxes in this indispensable volume, beneficial to any elementary social studies classroom.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: Home is Shelter.
2: Hides, Earth, Snow, and More.
3: Tepees.
4: Longhouses and Wigwams.
5: Wattle-and-Daub Houses.
6: Chickees.
7: Earth Lodges.
8: Pueblos.
9: Hogans.
10: Pit Houses.
11: Plank Houses.
12: Igloos.
13: Native American Homes Today.
Glossary.
For More Information.
Index.