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161 resources with the keyterm lewis and clark

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The True Story of Sacajawea

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
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,...
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Lewis and Clark

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate Lewis and Clark. In this Lewis and Clark lesson, students search the Internet for information about Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery. Students use maps to understand the explorations and decide which...
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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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Great Grids

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Learners use grid boxes as a measurement tool and discover how grids are used for mapmaking and scaling down an area. They begin by attempting to draw a model shape drawn by the teacher by using the gridding process. At the conclusion of...
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Millionaire Game Review: Westward Expansion

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Review the westward expansion, game-show style. Twelve hot topics related to the westward expansion, if answered correctly, will make your class winners in the game of American history. The game is modeled after the once-popular TV show,...
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The Lewis and Clark Expedition

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate U.S. History by defining the voyages of Lewis and Clark. In this famous explorers lesson plan, students analyze the American Indian's point of view of European exploration by watching an educational DVD. Students...
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On This Day With Lewis and Clark

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Walk in the footsteps of Lewis and Clark as they discover the wonders, beauty, and dangers of the American frontier. After gaining background knowledge about Thomas Jefferson and the Louisiana Purchase, young explorers use primary...
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Lewis and Clark

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Discover more about Lewis and Clark in this creative video. Students use wonderful graphics as they narrate important facts.
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Lewis and Clark

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders use the Internet to research a topic.  For this expeditions lesson, 5th graders answer questions about Lewis and Clark based on the movie they watched previously, use the Internet to research Lewis and Clark, write a...
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The Role of Maps In the Colonization of North America

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate the geography of North America by viewing and identifying places on a map.  In this U.S. Geography lesson, students view a PowerPoint slide show discussing the immigration to the U.S.A.  Students define several...
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History In Pictures

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore Lewis and Clark's expeditions. In this Lewis and Clark instructional activity, 6th graders view the routes they took and discuss how the territory has changed. Students make a timeline of their journey. Students...
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Where are We?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore places visited by Lewis and Clark. In this geographical concepts lesson, 5th graders plot places on a map and put events in chronological order. Students find locations on a map using longitude and latitude....
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Lewis and Clark

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students write a first person journal as if they were an explorer. In this explorer lesson plan, students research the adventures of Lewis and Clark, interpret maps, answer comprehension questions, identify dates, and write their journal.
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The Lewis and Clark Expedition

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Learners explore the challenges of the Lewis and Clark Expedition through a physical education simulation. In this cross-curriculum physical education instructional activity, students work in groups of three to log 8000 steps, stopping...
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Lewis and Clark for Grades PreK-2

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students read the "The Journey Begins" article and discuss why people want to discover new lands and why it is still exciting today. They are introduced to the idea that Lewis and Clark sent back discoveries to President Thomas...
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Cardinal and Ordinal Directions

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students use a compass to locate cardinal and ordinal directions. In small groups, they describe and create a journey for their classmates using their compass. Groups create a scale map for their classmates to follow and relate this...
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Mapmaking

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students examine the craft of cartography and how the Lewis and Clark expedition created and used maps. They analyze maps, read a handout, create a map, participate in a mini expedition and map out a route based on travel directions,...
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Forces of Nature: The Challenges of River Travel

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students examine how river travel affected the Lewis and Clark expedition. They define gravity, slope, and velocity, conduct a river formations experiment, complete an activity sheet, and watch a video about Lewis and Clark.
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The Lewis and Clark Expedition

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine journals and documents to investigate Lewis and Clark's explorations and how they relate to the concept of Manifest Destiny. They consider the impact of modern civilization to some of the areas Lewis and Clark wrote about.
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Navigation

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explain that globes are the best way to show positions of places, but flat maps are portable and can show great detail. They make a mercator projection of the route Lewis and Clark took on their journey.
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Westward Ho!

For Teachers 5th - 9th
For any teacher of American History, The Lewis and Clark Expedition is a watershed event that should be shared with your students. This is a very good lesson on the Expedition, and the events that led up to it; including The Lousisiana...
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Be Specific, Go West To The Pacific

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Fifth and sixth graders follow Lewis and Clark from St. Louis to the Pacific and back again. They read online journal entries made by Lewis and Clark to gather information. The official Lewis and Clark website is used by learners to...
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Lewis and Clark

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Students investigate the lives of Lewis and Clark. In this Lewis and Clark lesson, students discover how successful their journey was. Students do an art activity in which they pretend to dicover something on a journey and take it back...