Lewis and Clark: The Unheard Voices
Students read and analyze the letters and speeches of Thomas Jefferson. They read the "Doctrine of Discovery" and "Manifest Destiny" and a speech by Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation to research contemporary native culture and issues.
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The Lewis and Clark Expedition
Students investigate U.S. History by defining the voyages of Lewis and Clark. In this famous explorers lesson, students analyze the American Indian's point of view of European exploration by watching an educational DVD. Students write...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
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 Social Studies & History
Sitting Down To Stand Up For Democracy
Boycotts and bus rides, sit-ins and speeches. The focus of this amazing resource is on those people who were willing to put themselves at risk to take a stand for their belief in equal rights for all. A must-have for your curriculum...
9th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Geography Toolkit
If you're preparing to teach geography to your young learners, you'll definitely want to keep this resource handy. The toolkit contains 165 pages of a wide range of handouts and informational text to support incorporate geographic...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Civil Rights Historical Investigations
The murder of Emmett Till, the Selma to Montgomery march, and the desegregation of Boston schools are the focus of three units that ask class members to investigate why these events were so key in the struggle for civil rights. Groups...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Thomas Jefferson & His Democracy
Discover how Thomas Jefferson's vision for a smaller and limited government motivated major events in United States history, such as the Louisiana Purchase and the embargo of 1807. While the video is packed with information, it does...
13 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Documenting an Historic Journey
Students read and analyze journals written by Lewis and Clark. They watch and discuss a video segment, complete a graphic organizer, and write a journal entry written from the point of view of someone involved with the Lewis and Clark...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History