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East Meets West: Americans on the Move
Students imagine what it was like to be part of the Lewis and Clark expedition. In this Lewis and Clark Expedition lesson, students watch "East Meets West: Americans on the Move," and then write journal entries from the perspective of...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Lewis and Clark and Me: A Dog's Tale
Providing a wonderful way to explore reading and vocabulary skills, this resource takes your class on a journey to understand the accomplishments of Lewis and Clark through the eyes of their dog Seaman. It focuses on using the book Lewis...
2nd - 3rd English Language Arts
Lewis and Clark: Equipping the Expedition
Learners examine the preparations made by Lewis and Clark before leaving on their expedition. They make predictions about what they believe the two explorers took and organize the list into a venn diagram. They compare their predictions...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts
Lewis and Clark's Journey West: A Timeline Activity
Students complete a scavenger hunt which highlights events on the journey by Lewis and Clark. Using the internet and journals, they identify events on the journey and places them on a timeline. They complete a worksheet as well to end...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts
Lewis and Clark: Prized Possessions
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...
8th - 12th English Language Arts
Lewis and Clark: Facing Challenges-Real and Imagined
Students consider how they perceive geographic features and obstacles, and how expedition members might have done so. If possible, begin the lesson before your students see the large-format film Lewis and Clark: Great Journey West.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
Lewis and Clark: Prized Possession
Students create a Sacagawea-inspired wampum belt. In this Native-American lesson, students study Sacagawea and her influence on the Lewis and Clark expedition. Students learn about wampum and prized possessions and work in groups to...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
Analyzing the Lewis and Clark Journals
Learners examine and interpret Corps of Discovery journal entries as primary documents/sources providing insight into the Lewis and Clark expedition's journey. They present information they have documented on included activity sheet in...
7th - 10th English Language Arts
Lewis and Clark and Native Americans, Part II
Students research the Native Americans living in the regions explored by Lewis and Clark. They identify the modern-day names of sites claimed by the Lakota Indians, and create a poster of the original Native American names.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History
A Differentiated Way through Think Dots
Students examine reasons that led people to explore, identify "West" as defined following Revolutionary War, explain importance of finding natural resources, develop time line of dates and events leading up to Lewis and Clark Expedition,...
5th - 8th English Language Arts
Lewis and Clark for Grades PreK-2
Young scholars read the "The Journey Begins" article and discuss why people want to discover new lands and why it is still exciting today. They are introduced to the idea that Lewis and Clark sent back discoveries to President Thomas...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History
Lewis & Clark: A Scientific Journey
Students act as archaeologists. In this Lewis and Clark expedition lesson, 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...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History