Patrick & Ahmed

Topic: I want to learn more about longhouses.

Questions that will help me learn about my topic:
Need help thinking of good questions? Here are some question starters.
1.How did they build the houses?
2.where did they store there food? did they keep the food fresh? did they keep the houses safe?
5.where did they sleep? did they keep the houses stand up? many houses did they build? did they clean the houses?
9.where would they go if the houses fell down? did they protect there houses?

Take your notes here. Use bullet points to separate your notes. Cite your notes so that you remember where they came from!
  • they all shard 1 room. (1)
  • in the winter they stayed inside. (1)
  • people in the same clan often lived in different villages. (1)
  • village concil discussed such as hunting. (1)
  • over each doorway was the elblem. (1)
  • villages were enclosed by wall.(2)
  • the men shared constructing.(2)
  • to make a frame stronger also lash poles.(2)
  • before they begin work they peeled off bark.(1)
  • the ojibwa was named after a turtle.(1)
  • women grantparents and children stayed inside.(1)
  • when it rained or snowed the longhouses were locked.(1)
  • many longhouses dwellers suffered from eye damage.(1)
  • people stored food in birchbark.(3)
  • the builders set poles under ground.(3)
  • to complete the frame a saplings were wrapped sideways across poles.(3)
  • men covered the house with bark.(3)
  • before building a longhouse the men went into the forest to find young elm,birch or cedar.(2)
  • bark sheets where strapped into a frame.(2)
  • longhouse villages where built along rivers.(2)
  • in the longhouse was one big room.(2)
  • they stored food in buckets.(2)
  • family stored food and personal possessions.(2)
  • many longhouses have storage pits.(2)
  • storage racks keep mice away.(2)
  • longhouse dwellers do not worry about leaving the possession behind.(2)
  • winter was the hardest time to work.(2)
  • everybody stayed inside in the winter.(2)
  • they keep corn on top of longhouses.(2)
  • people stored belongings in cedar containers.(3)
  • during the winter men spent the winters outside and the children were indoors.(3)
  • they sang songs told stories.(3)

Copy and paste URLs to good websites or databases that you find here. It will make it easy for you to visit those good websites next time you work on your project!
  1. Life in a Longhouse Village(1)
  2. Native Homes(2)
  3. Anishinabe camp(3)

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