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263 resources with the concept the lewis and clark expedition

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The Radical Minds of Thomas Jefferson and Lewis and Clark

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders evaluate a letter from Thomas Jefferson to Lewis and Clark. In this social studies instructional activity students use primary sources to draw conclusions about the pioneering men. Students provide evidence to support the...
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The Louisiana Purchase Worksheet

For Students 7th - 12th
In this Louisiana Purchase worksheet, students examine a map featuring the territory and then respond to 9 short answer and multiple choice questions about the information.
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Adventures with Lewis and Clark

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this Lewis and Clark lesson, students conduct research about the expedition and present their findings to their classmates.
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I Did It!

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students explore the Louisiana Purchase. In this cross curriculum U.S. history and personal narrative writing lesson plan, students locate the territory explored by Lewis and Clark on a map, and explain Thomas Jefferson's historical role...
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Rollin' Down the River

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students examine the contributions of Lewis and Clark. In this Louisiana Purchase lesson, students research Internet and print sources regarding the Lewis and Clark expedition.
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Fun with Lewis and Clark

For Teachers K - 6th
Students are introduced to the Louisiana Purchase and Lewis and Clark's expedition. They are explained that the Peace Medal Nickel, was the first nickel in the Westward Journey Nickel Series.
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President Jefferson's Cipher: Cracking the Code

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students examine the journey out west by Lewis and Clark. Using a cipher from President Jefferson, they solve a code he gave to the explorers before setting out on their exploration. They share his message with the class and state...
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Discovering New Species

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners identify animals observed by Lewis and Clark while evaluating the animal's habitat and describing the animal's behavior. Students construct a food web mobile to illustrate the animal's position in the food web in the 19th...
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Stories Reveal Character

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students research a person who had a role in the Lewis and Clark expedition. They work together to create and perform a skit showing the person they researched role. They write their own journal entries to end the lesson.
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Challenge to Communicate

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students examine the journals from Lewis and Clark and identify how they spoke without using words. They participate in a game in which they use non-verbal communication with each other. They write their own journal entries to complete...
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Do You Know the Story of Pomp?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine and read about Pomp, the infant son of Sacagawea. They research the Lewis and Clark expedition, create a storyboard presenting important events, and design a Powerpoint presentation.
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Analyzing Point of View- Chief Rosebud Remembers Lewis and Clark

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students analyze point of view.  In this Chief Rosebud remembers lesson, students view a film and write a response.  Students discuss the discovery of Lewis and Clark and how it impacted American Indians.  Students discuss the importance...
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Analyzing Montana Indians' Points of Historic Significance

For Teachers 9th - 11th
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...
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Pre-Civil War--Causes

For Teachers 7th
What caused the American Civil War? This slide show examines seven potential causes: influential people, slavery, Compromise of 1850, addition of Texas, Missouri Compromise of 1820, the Industrial Revolution, and expansion to the west....
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Hear Ye, Hear Ye: Read All About It!

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Develop an online newspaper covering the Lewis and Clark Expedition. The class publishes their newspaper on the school's Web site and analyze both primary and secondary sources.
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Lewis and Clark and Me: A Dog's Tale

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
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...
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Where is the Trail? The Journey of Lewis and Clark

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the trail followed by Lewis and Clark on their journey across the United States. In this United States History instructional activity, students complete several activities to establish the Lewis and Clark Expedition,...
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America Moves Out!

For Teachers 1st
First graders analyze the events of early American exploration. This is a unit resource for teachers in which there are six lessons about the American Western exploration and expansion. Within each lesson there are objectives, materials,...
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Gearing Up

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this social studies worksheet, students use a partial list of supplies Lewis and Clark took on their expedition. Students match goals of the expedition with items from the supply list that may have been used to support the goal....
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Making Friends

For Teachers 1st
First graders examine the significance of the Louisiana Purchase and the journey of Lewis and Clark. They listen to a story, analyze a map, compare/contrast the Jefferson Peace Medal and the Peace Medal nickel, and design a peace and...
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Let's Build a Map

For Teachers K
Students gain an understanding of maps while studying the map of the Louisiana Purchase and the trail of Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery. They demonstrate understanding of maps by creating a basic classroom map.
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We Found It!

For Teachers 1st
First graders identify and describe landforms. They demonstrate an understanding of the compass rose and a map key using the trail of Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery. They generate a map key.
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Make Me an Offer

For Teachers 1st
First graders examine the significance of the Louisiana Purchase and the journey of Lewis and Clark's Corps of Discovery. They become familiar with the features of the Keelboat Nickel reverse and identify trade goods used by Lewis and...
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Introduction to the Lewis and Clark Expedition Corp of Discovery

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students travel with the Corps of Discovery. In this Lewis and Clark Expedition instructional activity, students watch the PBS video about the expedition and then research the details of the expedition and review the expedition routes.