This is a quick nonfiction reading passage to connect to both economics (natural resources) and US/Virginia history. This passage has information about an American Indian tribe of the Eastern Woodlands located in Virginia. Students will read about how the Monacan Indians used natural resources to survive. The passage includes information about shelter, food, tools, and weapons. They will answer 8 questions on the second page where they are prompted to go back to the text and highlight or underline where they found the answer (or a clue for the answer, in the case of an inference). This passage is perfect for anyone studying natural resources, US history or Virginia history, or simply anyone who needs practice with a high-interest nonfiction text.
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