Natural Wonders with Lewis and Clark
Students view video clips of various aspects of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. They "explore" the schoolyard and record observations, as mapmakers and notetakers, just like Lewis and Clark did on their journey.
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Exploring the West with Lewis and Clark-Living as a Member of the Corps of Discovery
Students research the journey of Lewis and Clark. In this Westward Expansion lesson, students select a topic form a list then role play as if they were a part of the Corps of Discovery. Students will share their role play skit with the...
5th - 7th Social Studies & History
West with Lewis and Clark
Students 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
The Corps of Discovery: The Lewis and Clark Expedition
Don't miss this fantastic comprehensive lesson plan on the Lewis and Clark Expedition, packed with instructional guidance, worksheets, map work, informational texts, and secondary source materials.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Preparing for the Lewis and Clark Expedition
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...
5th - 6th Social Studies & History
Manifest Destiny and the Lewis and Clark Expedition
Beginning with a thorough presentation on the concept of Manifest Destiny and background information on the Louisiana Purchase, your young historians will then consider the demands of the Lewis and Clark expedition and compose journal...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Intrusion of Strangers
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...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable