History Lesson Inspires Students to Recreate Native American Period

By Ethan Grammer and Andrew Rolland For the past two weeks, eighth grade students have been working and creating old Native American houses as a part Coach Steve Gillispie’s U.S. History Class. “I wanted the classes to learn about the living conditions of the Native Americans and what the early explorers saw when they arrived in the Americas,”Gillispie said The requirements for this project were to build either an adobe house, an igloo, or a longhouse. Students were asked to use everyday household items to make the houses. Some students used their creativity and included sticks and pine needles...

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