Huron - Canadian Aboriginal Art & Culture

SKU: 9781510539891

Christine Webster, John Willis
Canadian Aboriginal Art & Culture Smartbooks
Grade Levels:
Four, Five, Six, Seven
Huron, Iroquois, Wendat
Book Type:
Canadian Aboriginal Art & Culture Smartbooks
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Canadian Aboriginal Art And Culture: Huron is one of the titles in Smartbook Media’s series, Canadian Aboriginal Art and Culture, published in 2019. Each title in this series provides factual information about a First Nation and is designed for grades five and six. Authors Christine Webster and John Willis explain how the French identified this First Nation as Huron referencing the bristle-like hairstyle of Wendat men. The people called themselves Wendat, meaning people of the peninsula. The book contains 12 chapters covering the following topics the people, communities, homes, food, clothing, tools and weapons, religion, ceremonies and celebrations, music and dance, language and storytelling, art, and the self-governing community Wendake, Quebec. Each chapter in the 32-page book consists of a two-page spread featuring appropriate photographs and text. The final chapters include timelines and approaches for studying Wendat cultural history. Colour photographs assist students in understanding the Wendate people as contemporary members of today’s society. The unique feature of this series is the accessible website (Lightbox) dedicated to each title including embedded videos, slideshow, child-safe weblinks, and the book’s complete text in audio. An index, word definitions, and recommended websites for additional research make this title ideal for grades 5 and 6. Reading Level: Lexile: 840L; Fountas and Pinnell W. Recommended

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