Colonial Farms by Verna Fisher

By Verna Fisher

Taking younger readers on a trip again in time, this dynamic sequence showcases quite a few elements of colonial lifestyles. every one e-book comprises inventive illustrations, attention-grabbing evidence, highlighted vocabulary phrases, end-of-book demanding situations, and sidebars that support teenagers comprehend the diversities among smooth and colonial lifestyles and encourage them to visualize what it'll were wish to develop up in colonial the United States. The volumes during this sequence specialise in the colonists but additionally comprise correct information regarding local americans, providing various views on lifestyles within the colonies. Covering all features of farm lifestyles in the course of colonial occasions, this booklet information way of life on a farm and compares farms around the state. This hands-on background of pastoral lifestyles solutions questions similar to What used to be local American farming like? and What types of structures have been on colonial farms?

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Moccasin: a Native American shoe. New World: what settlers from Europe called America because it was new to them. oxen: cattle trained to do work, such as pull heavy loads. 25 pasture: grassy land where animals graze. plantation: a large farm in a hot climate. plow: to clear fields by breaking up the soil. post: a strong piece of wood stood straight up for support. preserve: to treat food so it can be stored without spoiling. Drying, salting, and freezing are ways to preserve food. privy: a small building away from a house.

Post: a strong piece of wood stood straight up for support. preserve: to treat food so it can be stored without spoiling. Drying, salting, and freezing are ways to preserve food. privy: a small building away from a house. It has a seat with a hole in it built over a pit. quill: a large feather dipped in ink, to use as a pen. rural: in the country. sinew: a strong, thin band in an animal’s body. It connects bone to muscle and was used as cord or thread. slave: a person owned by another person and forced to work without pay.

Did the colonists have farm animals? Why did farm life vary from one area of the country to another? How did colonial farms compare to farms of the Native Americans? Find out the answers to these questions and more. 95 CAN ISBN: 978-1-936313-58-7 Did You Know? Colonial America is the name given to America when talking about the years 1607–1776. Printed in China.

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