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History: Hands On: Buffalo Hunt

Cowboys, Indians, huge fearsome beasts roaming the prairies, the excitement of the old west—all these are guaranteed lures to children. So get their attention off the incorrect scenarios they see in movies and on TV and focus it instead on the real facts in this book which are more interesting than fiction.
This exciting new series is designed not only to bring history to life for your students, these activities actually bring history into your classroom!

The fascinating relationship between the Plains Indians and the American buffalo is examined through games, crafts, songs, action rhymes, a puppet skit and other creative activities that involve children in discovering and understanding the truth of history for themselves. Children will work together to build their own model of an Indian camp, and they'll even get to taste some of the kinds of food the Indians ate. Teachers are provided with background information, source materials and resources.


Resource Specification
Category: Buffalo: Book
Title: History: Hands On: Buffalo Hunt
URL: http://www.livestock-directory.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1573103276/livestockdire-20/103-1063776-1380635?dev-t=mason-wrapper&camp=2025&link_code=xm2
Released Date: April 1, 2002
Cost: $6.95
List Price: $6.95
Pages: 32 pages
Edition: Paperback, 1st Edition
ISBN: 1573103276
Publisher: Teaching & Learning Co
Author: Mary Tucker
Keywords: buffalo, bison
Summary: This exciting new series is designed not only to bring history to life for your students, these activities actually bring history into your classroom!
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Cowboys, Indians, huge fearsome beasts roaming the prairies, the excitement of the old west—all these are guaranteed lures to children. So get their attention off the incorrect scenarios they see in movies and on TV and focus it instead on the real facts in this book which are more interesting than fiction.
This exciting new series is designed not only to bring history to life for your students, these activities actually bring history into your classroom!

The fascinating relationship between the Plains Indians and the American buffalo is examined through games, crafts, songs, action rhymes, a puppet skit and other creative activities that involve children in discovering and understanding the truth of history for themselves. Children will work together to build their own model of an Indian camp, and they'll even get to taste some of the kinds of food the Indians ate. Teachers are provided with background information, source materials and resources.