The Gristmill

The Gristmill

by Bobbie Kalman
     
 

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-- How does wheat become bread?
-- Why was the gristmill so crucial to a community?
-- Where was the gristmill located?
-- What was the source of power and how did it turn the grinding stones?
-- What jobs did the miller do?
-- What was his role in the community

These are just some of the questions answered in this engaging visit to a gristmill. Early

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Overview

-- How does wheat become bread?
-- Why was the gristmill so crucial to a community?
-- Where was the gristmill located?
-- What was the source of power and how did it turn the grinding stones?
-- What jobs did the miller do?
-- What was his role in the community

These are just some of the questions answered in this engaging visit to a gristmill. Early pioneers would travel from far and wide to visit the gristmill for the essential service of having their grain ground. In The Gristmill your students will find out how the miller produced flour, the staple of life. They will also learn why communities developed in areas where gristmills had been built.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780833542700
Publisher:
San Val
Publication date:
02/28/1991
Product dimensions:
8.56(w) x 10.72(h) x 0.41(d)
Age Range:
8 - 11 Years

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