Sacagawea Teacher Resources
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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...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Lewis and Clark: Prized Possession
Students create a Sacagawea-inspired wampum belt. For 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
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
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...
1st English Language Arts 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...
1st English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Finding Subjects and Predicates
Diagramming sentences has never been easier. Four worksheets feature exercises on simple subject and predicates, complete subjects and predicates, as well as compound verbs. Kids indicate the parts of the sentences with circles and...
4th - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Sacajawea: Travels with Lewis and Clark
Students research how Sacagawea became a member of the expedition of Lewis and Clark. They notice racial differences and how they interact. Students acknowledge the achievements of Lewis and Clark with her help. They discover how...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
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...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Reading Strategies for the Social Studies Class
Word splashes, read-draw-talk-write activities, exhibits. Middle schoolers use the Storypath approach to a unit study of America's concerns during the Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis. Teams organize a 21st century world's fair,...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
The Corps of Discovery: The Lewis and Clark Expedition
Don't miss this fantastic comprehensive lesson plan on the Lewis and Clark Expedition, packed with instructional guidance, worksheets, map work, informational texts, and secondary source materials.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Mapping the Americas
Celebrate the geography of the Americas and develop map skills through a series of activities focused on the Western Hemisphere. Learners study everything from earthquakes and volcanoes of the Americas and the relationship between...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History 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,...
4 mins 8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable