What is a Teepee? Three Short Stories is a 450-word reading passage that explores the Native American dwelling from three different perspectives. From the first perspective, students see the teepee through the eyes of a mother who lives on the Great Plains. From the second, they see the teepee through the eyes of a modern Native American. From the third, they see the teepee through the eyes of a Native American child and his grandfather.
What is a Teepee? includes ten Common Core-aligned comprehension questions that will ask students to demonstrate understanding , think critically, and analyze sources. It is the 5th of a 6-part series on Native Americans.