Sacagawea Teacher Resources
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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 4 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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
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 create a unique bead pattern.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 17 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 activity, 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
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 5 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 5 Views 15 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 14 Views 28 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 6 Views 22 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Lewis and Clark: Great Journey West
Young scholars 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 12 Views 82 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
Lewis and Clark: Great Journey West
Learners examine historical Native American acts of philanthropy. For 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
Presidential Bookmark Activities
Young scholars 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
Pick a Topic, Any Topic
Students investigate the expedition of Lewis and Clarke. In this United States history lesson, students choose a topic from the story to explore, such as the Missouri River, Sacagawea, and dugout canoes. The teacher creates a web on the board or computer to brainstorm a list of these topics as the story is read.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Lewis and Clark- Great Journey West
Students identify the philanthropic acts of the Native Americans towards Lewis and Clark. In this United States history lesson, students list the conflicts that Lewis and Clark may have experienced and how the Native Americans helped them. Students role-play a scenario where they are new to the country and list things they would need for survival.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
Cyber Hunt Activities: Lewis & Clark
Students participate in cyber hunt activities involving Lewis and Clark in order to gain a better idea of what it was like to be an explorer of the vast western lands. In this history lesson, students may choose to study the route that Lewis and Clark traveled, write about what it was like to be part of the expedition, draw sketches of the views and places that they saw, or hypothesize about some of the challenges that these explorers faced traveling through unknown lands.
K - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
Pioneers Heading West
Learners brainstorm, analyze, compare and contrast, and illustrate accomplishments of pioneers of the west. Students identify and interpret the Pacific Northwest pioneers. Learners present their final projects to the class , including illustrations.
1st - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads