Extra! Extra! Lewis and Clark Explore America
Fifth graders, in groups, produce a historically accurate Special Edition Newspaper, including articles, editorials, and pictures, highlighting the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
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Lewis and Clark: Lesson 1
Students research the expedition of Lewis and Clark. In this Lewis and Clark expedition lesson, students become familiar with the resources that Lewis and Clark found along their journey Students view mental maps created at the time for...
4th - 7th Social Studies & History
West with Lewis and Clark
Learners participate in a simulation of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. In this hands-on American history lesson, students become characters from the early 1800's and make the journey west. They write journal entries, make decisions, and...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
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 Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Getting the Most out of Teaching with Newspapers
No matter what subject you're teaching, you'll find some fun and innovative ideas for using newspapers in your classroom with a helpful resource. Based on Getting the Most Out of Teaching with Newspapers by Rebecca Olien, the series of...
4th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Lewis and Clark's Journey West: A Timeline Activity
Students complete a scavenger hunt which highlights events on the journey by Lewis and Clark. Using the internet and journals, they identify events on the journey and places them on a timeline. They complete a worksheet as well to end...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts