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Lewis and Clark: The Unheard Voices
Students read and discuss "The Louisiana Purchase and the Corps of Discovery" and "studenT and Young Adult Books about Lewis and Clark". They read "The Cheyenne Way of Peace: Sweet Medicine" and consider the two view points.
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On the Trail with Lewis and Clark: Native Experiences in the Pacific Northwest
Learners explore the importance of Lewis & Clark's Expedition. In this history lesson, students analyze and discuss information about the expansion of the West, then complete multiple activities that focus on this topic.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History
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
The Lewis and Clark Expedition
High schoolers 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. High...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Analyzing Point of View- Chief Rosebud Remembers Lewis and Clark
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...
7th - 8th Social Studies & History
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
Lewis and Clark and Native Americans, Part II
Students research the Native Americans living in the regions explored by Lewis and Clark. They identify the modern-day names of sites claimed by the Lakota Indians, and create a poster of the original Native American names.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History
Analyzing the Lewis and Clark Journals
Students examine and interpret Corps of Discovery journal entries as primary documents/sources providing insight into the Lewis and Clark expedition's journey. They present information they have documented on included activity sheet in...
7th - 10th English Language Arts
A Differentiated Way through Think Dots
Students examine reasons that led people to explore, identify "West" as defined following Revolutionary War, explain importance of finding natural resources, develop time line of dates and events leading up to Lewis and Clark Expedition,...
5th - 8th English Language Arts
In the Footprints of Lewis and Clark: 19th Century Artists -- Depictions of Native Americans
Eighth graders read excerpts of "Undaunted Courage" by Stephen Ambrose. As a class, they view slides of artwork from the time period of westward expansion and Native Americans, write their reactions and share them with the class. To...
8th Visual & Performing Arts