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Preparing for the Lewis and Clark Expedition

For Students 5th - 6th
Here's a worksheet to help your class envision the Lewis and Clark expedition. Your young historians read a one-page article on the expedition, use context clues and a dictionary to define eight terms from the article and write a...
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The Intrusion of Strangers

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How did Native Americans react to the arrival of the Lewis and Clark expedition? Here, learners review excerpts of journal entries that chronicle the arrival of the Corps of Discovery to the Shoshone and Blackfeet tribes. Your young...
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Discovering New Resources

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
What is a natural resource, and what resources did the Lewis and Clark expedition seek? After reading an article on the mapping of the west, learners get into small groups to discuss the important natural resources of the period. They...
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Meet the Corps of Discovery

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students assume the persona of one of the members of Lewis and Clark's expedition team. They research a member of the expedition team, write a first-person introduction of that team member, and share that introduction in a 2-3 minute...
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Looking at Lewis and Clark

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders review information on Lewis and Clark by using a variety of resources. With partners, they travel between stations researching different information based on the expedition. They check each others work and share it with the...
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Discovering Descriptions

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Delve into the journey of Lewis and Clark using this lesson on Missouri. After sharing books on Lewis and Clark's journey across the United States, pupils discuss the descriptive language used in their writing, and come up with their own...
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East Meets West: Americans on the Move

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students imagine what it was like to be part of the Lewis and Clark expedition. For this Lewis and Clark Expedition lesson, students watch "East Meets West: Americans on the Move," and then write journal entries from the perspective of...
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A Troublesome Portage

For Students 5th - 6th
In this portage worksheet, students read a 1 page article on a troublesome portage, find the 5 words listed in the paragraph indicated, label each words part of speech and then define each word. Students imagine they are one of the men...
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Lewis and Clark

For Teachers K - 8th
Students investigate the historic journey of Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery. They identify six discoveries made on the journey, participate in an online activity that traces their trail, write a journal in the first person...
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Journey of Discovery and Rivers

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate the rivers encountered and mapped by the Corps of Discovery. They analyze maps, outline and label rivers on a blank map, complete a chart, and answer discussion questions while watching a National Geographic video,...
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New Frontiers

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students compare/contrast the expeditions of Dr. Horatio Jackson and Lewis and Clark. They read and discuss journals from both trips, watch segments from the Ken Burns film about Lewis and Clark, conduct Internet research, and complete...
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Describing the Unknown to Others

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students examine the challenges faced by the Corps of Discovery on the Lewis and Clark expedition. They listen to online journal entries written by members of the Corps, complete an activity sheet, watch a video segment, and write a...
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Over the Rivers and Through the Woods

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine the purpose of the keelboat used by the Corps of Discovery on the Lewis and Clark expedition. They assess its strengths and weaknesses for navigating different rivers, and describe its overall purpose for the...
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River to the Sea

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners investigate the function of wathersheds and weather while they follow Lewis and Clark on their jouney west. They also create a map using acurate measurements and build a model watershed.
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The Voyage

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils investigate the Louisiana Purchase. In this Lewis and Clark Expedition lesson, students watch the PBS video about the expedition and then complete worksheets based on details of the expedition and review the expedition routes.
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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.
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Exploration Within the Lewis and Clark Expedition

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore with Lewis and Clark. For this research skills lesson, students analyze primary and secondary source links to study the accomplishments of the Lewis and Clark expedition. High schoolers use their findings to...
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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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Adventures of Lewis and Clark Lewis and Clark Journal

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders experience the Lewis and Clark expedition. In this Corps of Discovery instructional activity, 8th graders research details regarding the expedition in order to complete a classroom project that requires them to create...
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Lewis and Clark Expedition

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine the goals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition and identify the present day cities, towns, rivers, and regions that are on the route of the expedition. They complete an online WebQuest, recreating the route of the...
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The Value of Exchange

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine the relationship between the Jefferson Peace Medal and the nickels in the Westward Journey Series. They make bartering negotiations to similate the ones made by Lewis and Clark. They note the similarities and...
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Live with Lewis and Clark!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers list in chronological order the major events in the Corps of Discovery's westward journey. They research goals of the expedition, the make up of the Corps, the modes of travel, the route and the interactions with...
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Louisiana Purchase

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Learners use maps, lecture and discussion to explore the unique contributions to the U.S. resulting from the purchase of the Louisiana Territory. They complete worksheets, label maps and participate in discussion groups.
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The Lewis and Clark Expedition

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers examine the Lewis and Clark expedition. They develop skills for historical analysis. They locate a variety of geographic features encountered by the expedition, and create a timeline that documents Lewis and Clark on...