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Lewis and Clark: Lesson 1
Students research the expedition of Lewis and Clark. In this Lewis and Clark expedition instructional activity, students become familiar with the resources that Lewis and Clark found along their journey Students view mental maps created at the time for what they can learn about the terrain of the Lewis and Clark journey.
4th - 7th Social Studies & History 78 Views 182 Downloads
Preparing for the Lewis and Clark Expedition
Here's a worksheet to help your class envision the Lewis and Clark expedition. Your young historians read a one-page article on the expedition, use context clues and a dictionary to define eight terms from the article and write a subtitle for each of the five paragraphs in the article.
5th - 6th Social Studies & History 45 Views 244 Downloads
Lewis and Clark Expedition
Fourth graders research Lewis and Clark's expedition. In this United States history lesson, 4th graders watch a video about the expedition and write a research paper using the information gathered. Students take on the role of a member of the expedition and create a journal about their experience.
4th Social Studies & History 10 Views 30 Downloads
Lewis & Clark: A Scientific Journey
Students act as archaeologists. In this Lewis and Clark expedition lesson plan, students develop a list of questions that archaeologists might use to find the physical remains of the expedition and then use print and Internet sources to research the answers to their questions.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 5 Views 7 Downloads
Lewis and Clark Expedition
Ninth graders examine the goals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition and identify the present day cities, towns, rivers, and regions that are on the route of the expedition. They complete an online WebQuest, recreating the route of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, identify significant people, events, and places on the route, and create a map.
9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 19 Downloads
Exploration Within the Lewis and Clark Expedition
Young scholars explore with Lewis and Clark. In this research skills instructional activity, students analyze primary and secondary source links to study the accomplishments of the Lewis and Clark expedition. Young scholars use their findings to create informative brochures.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 38 Downloads
Lewis and Clark Expedition Fact Books
Students use NebraskAcess to access information from Wilson Biographies to complete a fact book about Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, Sacagawea, and Thomas Jefferson. They use NebraskAccess to find books on WorldCat about the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 5 Views 15 Downloads
On the Trail with Lewis and Clark: Native Experiences in the Pacific Northwest
Students explore the importance of Lewis & Clark's Expedition. For this history lesson, students analyze and discuss information about the expansion of the West, then complete multiple activities that focus on this topic.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 28 Views 133 Downloads
Ethnography of Lewis and Clark Expedition
Learners study the Native American tribes impacted during the Lewis and Clark expedition. In this US history lesson plan, students complete a chart of guide questions about 11 Native American tribal groups by working in groups to research one tribe each.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 6 Views 14 Downloads
West with Lewis and Clark
Students participate in a simulation of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. In this hands-on American history lesson, students become characters from the early 1800's and make the journey west. They write journal entries, make decisions, and participate in projects during the 4 weeks needed for this lesson.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 10 Views 62 Downloads
Introduction to the Lewis and Clark Expedition Corp of Discovery
Young scholars travel with the Corps of Discovery. In this Lewis and Clark Expedition lesson, students watch the PBS video about the expedition and then research the details of the expedition and review the expedition routes.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 4 Views 19 Downloads
An American Legacy-Lewis and Clark’s Corps of Discovery Study
Fifth graders travel with the Corps of Discovery. In this ancient civilizations lesson, 5th graders research print and Internet sources about the Lewis and Clark expedition. Students prepare PowerPoint presentations to share their findings with their classmates.
5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Adventures of Lewis and Clark Lewis and Clark Journal
Eighth graders experience the Lewis and Clark expedition. In this Corps of Discovery lesson, 8th graders research details regarding the expedition in order to complete a classroom project that requires them to create journals that might have been kept as part of the expedition.
8th Social Studies & History 12 Views 21 Downloads
Lewis and Clarke Pamphlet
Students discover the impact Lewis and Clark had on the United States. In this American history activity, students work in pairs to research the events of Lewis and Clark's expedition and create a pamphlet illustrating the journey.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 5 Views 5 Downloads
Ethnography of the Lewis & Clark Expedition
Learners research the people that Lewis and Clark encountered on their expedition. In small groups, they conduct research on a group of Native Americans, answer research questions, and contribute information to a class chart comparing and contrasting the various American Indian Nations.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Was the Lewis and Clark Expedition Successful?
Students investigate the effectiveness of the Lewis and Clark. In this exploration instructional activity, students read Tall Tales with Lewis and Clark and read journal entries written by Lewis. Students determine whether or not the expedition was successful.
5th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads