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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 CCSS: Adaptable
Native American Indian Tribes Encountered by the Corps of Discovery
Upper elementary learners research the various Native American nations encountered during the Lewis and Clark Expedition. They work in groups researching Native American communities, prepare a slide show demonstrating various aspects of...
3rd - 6th
Analyzing Montana Indians' Points of Historic Significance
Students gain an understanding of Indian views of the Lewis and Clark expeditions. In this Montana Indians lesson, students discover how the Indians felt about the situation between Lewis and Clark and Blackfeet Indians. Students watch a...
9th - 11th
Analyzing Point of View- Chief Rosebud Remembers Lewis and Clark
Learners analyze point of view. In this Chief Rosebud remembers lesson, students view a film and write a response. Learners discuss the discovery of Lewis and Clark and how it impacted American Indians. Students discuss the importance...
7th - 8th
On the Trail with Lewis and Clark: Native Experiences in the Pacific Northwest
Students explore the importance of Lewis & Clark's Expedition. In this history lesson, students analyze and discuss information about the expansion of the West, then complete multiple activities that focus on this topic.
7th - 8th
Where is the Trail? The Journey of Lewis and Clark
Middle schoolers explore the trail followed by Lewis and Clark on their journey across the United States. In this United States History lesson, students complete several activities to establish the Lewis and Clark Expedition, including a...
6th - 8th
A Life in Beads: The Stories a Plains Dress Can Tell
Young learners discover how the Sioux and Assiniboine tribes preserved native culture through the making of traditional dresses, identifying the resources used to make the dresses and discussing behind the meaning behind some American...
4th - 6th CCSS: Adaptable