The Inside Guide: Famous Native Americans

No American library is complete without this set. It tells the story of some
of the most famous Native Americans to have influenced American history.
Including icons such as Squanto, Pocahontas, and Crazy Horse, each volume
details the subject's life history and navigates the cultural climate in which
they lived. Readers will explore each person's tribe and his or her dealings
with colonists, settlers, and the United States government. Readers will
evaluate why he or she is iconic today. Each book is carefully crafted for young
readers, using simple text, vivid images, and easy-to-understand language and
sentence structure.
Each Book Contains:

• Biographical text that
summarizes the life of an influential Native American and their role within
their Native American community

• Compelling sidebars offering additional
information about the person's background, society, contemporaries, or

• A timeline of the individual's life and its context in American

• Fact boxes that highlight key events surrounding the individual's
life, historical era, and tribe

• An overview of the person's impact on
society that stresses why they are still important today

• Popular cultural
references to the individual today
Curriculum Connections:

• Explores the
societal climate in which the person lived, particularly concentrating on the
social and cultural transformations taking place during their lifetime

Draws on NYS Social Studies Framework concepts for grades 4 to 5, including
assessing and understanding chronological events, comparing and contrasting
civilizations, understanding human impact over an environment, and developing an
understanding of global affairs and how that affected events of the individuals
discussed in the texts

• Incorporates C3 Social Studies Framework fourth and
fifth grade historical concepts such as understanding different perspectives
from individuals in the same era of history and using evidence to develop an
idea about the past

Product type: Classroom Collection
ISBN: 978-1-5026-5396-3
Copyright: 2021
Reading Level: Grades 4-5
Interest Level: Grades 4-6
Dimensions: 7 1/8" x 8 1/2"