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New Review Manifest Destiny and the Lewis and Clark Expedition
Beginning with a thorough presentation on the concept of Manifest Destiny and background information on the Louisiana Purchase, your young historians will then consider the demands of the Lewis and Clark expedition and compose journal entries from their perspectives.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 13 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Lewis and Clark: Prized Possession
Learners create a Sacagawea-inspired wampum belt. In this Native-American lesson, students study Sacagawea and her influence on the Lewis and Clark expedition. Learners learn about wampum and prized possessions and work in groups to create a unique bead pattern.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 6 Views 18 Downloads
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 mathematical skills.
8th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Sacagawea And the Lemhi Shoshoni: Contribution To the Lewis And Clark Expedition
Students dentify the period of the Lewis and Clark Expedition and the life of Sacagawea on a timeline that demonstrates the chronology of important events in American History.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 5 Views 25 Downloads
Lesson 2: Chronological Order
Examining life events is a great way to learn about chronological order. Sequencing and time order are analyzed after reading a book about Rosa Parks. With a chart, the class works together to put the events from Mrs. Parks' life in the correct order.
1st Language Arts 23 Views 31 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Examine the lives of people who have made a significant contribution to society. The concept of biography is discussed with the class; they identify important actions, and read passages about Sacagawea and Benjamin Franklin. They write to explain how each of these people made contributions to American society.
1st Language Arts 7 Views 23 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Lewis and Clark: Great Journey West
Learners examine historical Native American acts of philanthropy. In this Lewis and Clark lesson, students watch a movie and conduct research regarding the topic. Learners explore how sharing one's time, talent, and treasure contribute to the greater good.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 12 Downloads
Lewis and Clark: Great Journey West
Students understand the acts of kindness shown Lewis and Clark by the Native Americans. In this Lewis and Clark lesson, students watch a movie and recognize that without the interaction with Native Americans Lewis and Clark would not have survived.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 14 Views 85 Downloads
Agent Pincher: The Case of the Missing Susan B. Anthony Dollar
Students identify advantages and disadvantages of using a barter system, explain the four characteristics of money, consider items that might be used as money, identify the functions of money, and use knowledge to solve mystery of unused coins.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
Who Was Sacagawea?
Explore famous women in U.S. history by creating a Venn Diagram, The focus of this Sacagawea biography lesson is for students to discuss the triumphs and contributions of Sacagawea's life and compare her to an average 21st century woman. Students utilize a Venn diagram to accurately compare and contrast a modern woman to Sacagawea.
3rd - 7th Social Studies & History 6 Views 42 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 7 Views 16 Downloads
Study Guide for Island of the Blue Dolphins
Dive your class into a reading of Island of the Blue Dolphins with this in-depth study guide. Breaking the novel into three parts, the resource begins each section with a focus activity that identifies a specific theme or question to be addressed in the reading.
4th - 6th Language Arts 107 Views 114 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The True Story of Sacajawea
The story of Sacajawea's incredible role as the guide in the Lewis and Clark expedition across America is captured in this engaging, animated video. Learn about the efforts she took to support the explorers, including translating, foraging for food, and even salvaging important documents chronicling the historic expedition.
4 mins 8th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Presidential Bookmark Activities
Students receive Presidential bookmarks with various information regarding U.S. Presidents on them. They participate in a variety of interesting sorting, reflect and write, timeline, and geography activities concerning this information.
K - 6th Social Studies & History 10 Views 51 Downloads
The Lewis and Clark Expedition
Students explore the challenges of the Lewis and Clark Expedition through a physical education simulation. In this cross-curriculum physical education lesson, students work in groups of three to log 8000 steps, stopping to participate in physical activities similar to the challenges Lewis and Clark may have faced.
2nd - 3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 25 Downloads