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Type: Multiple-Choice
Category: Main Idea
Level: Grade 6
Standards: CCRA.R.2, RI.6.2
Score: 15
Author: latinapianista
Last Modified: 2 years ago

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Grade 6 Main Idea CCSS: CCRA.R.2, RI.6.2

Native Americans dried strips of meat, pounded it into a paste, and then mixed it with fat. Sometimes they added berries and sugar. Then they pressed it into small cakes. They called these cakes pemmican. Pemmican didn't spoil, and it provided lots of energy for people traveling or going hunting. Today explorers still carry and eat this food.

What is this passage mainly about?
  1. who uses pemmican today
  2. what can be put into pemmican
  3. how pemmican is prepared and used
  4. why people eat and store pemmican today
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