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First graders research the Lewis and Clark. In this social studies instructional activity, 1st graders create an alphabet book about Lewis and Clark's expeditions in North Dakota.
Pupils investigate the Lewis and Clark expedition. In this U.S. history lesson, students use print and Internet resources to research the expedition. Pupils use a word processing program to create a brochure regarding Lewis and Clark's journey.
Students travel with Lewis and Clark. In this Westward Expansion lesson plan, students trace the expedition routes and examine images of the expedition. Students discuss their impressions and then write journal entries.
Learners research in small groups to locate information on the outcomes and observations made during the Lewis and Clark expedition. In this westerns expansion lesson, students role play their findings as though they were reporting to Congress. Learners produce a multimedia presentation.
Fourth graders read excerpts and research the Internet to learn about the expeditions of Lewis and Clark and their impact on the United States. Students fill out a KWL chart as they learn.
Students create a brochure depicting at least five areas of information about the Lewis and Clark expedition.
Students take a closer look at Lewis and Clark's expedition. In this Louisiana Purchase lesson plan, students play an interactive game based on the expedition and respond to questions about the game once they finish it.
Students explore journals. In this Discovering the Journal of Augustus Pelletier instructional activity, students read the historical fiction book and conduct research activities to validate events in the plot that reflect the Lewis and Clark expedition. Students also take part in literacy circles.
Students explore the Lewis and Clark expedition and reflect on their encounter with Native Americans. They explore the impact of Native Americans on the success of the expedition and then read to discover the feelings of many Native Americans to
Students examine historical Native American acts of philanthropy. In this Lewis and Clark lesson, students watch a movie and conduct research regarding the topic. Students explore how sharing one's time, talent, and treasure contribute to the greater good.
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this research skills lesson plan, students research the death of Meriwether Lewis using forensic evidence presented in primary source documents.
Students analyze point of view. In this Chief Rosebud remembers instructional activity, students view a film and write a response. Students discuss the discovery of Lewis and Clark and how it impacted American Indians. Students discuss the importance of researching a variety of historical perspectives.
Students consider the role of Sacagawea as part of the Corps of Discovery. In this Lewis and Clark expedition lesson, students discover details about Sacagawea's wampum belt and then create their own wampum belts using their computer and mathematical skills.
Students examine the Lewis and Clark expedition for examples of scarcity. They define new vocabulary and analyze the choices that were made and reference them to present and future consequences. Using the internet, they view a simulation of the journey and write a paragraph about their choices at the end of the lesson plan.
Students examine the effect of the Lewis and Clark Expedition on Native American nations. In this Native American history lesson, students research Internet sources to find out how the expedition impacted Native Americans of the West.
What is a natural resource, and what resources did the Lewis and Clark expedition seek? After reading an article on the mapping of the west, learners get into small groups to discuss the important natural resources of the period. They conclude by taking on the perspective of Meriwether Lewis and writing a business letter to President Jefferson presenting the findings of the expedition.
Fifth graders investigate the significance of the keelboat in the Lewis and Clark expedition. They define the key themes of the expedition and classify them in prescribed format, an ABC book.
Fourth graders become familiar with the conditions facing the members of the Expedition in the early 1800's, as well as the causes and consequences of the Expedition. They describe the conditions of the land in the 1800's and during the expedition.
In this Lewis and Clark Expedition to the Great Falls worksheet, students read for information and complete comprehension activities. In this true and false, fill in the bank, and essay worksheet, students write answers to fifteen questions.
Students comprehend the various aspects of the Lewis and Clark expediton. They complete an idea web. Students work in small groups. They recall some important aspects of the Lewis and Clark expedition by performing the Corps of Discovery Spoken Fugue.