Property, Theft and Generosity
Students examine excerpts of Lewis and Clark's journal entries during their expedition. They identify any disputes with the Indians over land and discuss how they might have been avoided. They add entries to their journals.
9th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Forensic Examination of Artifacts: The Mystery of Meriwether Lewis' Death
Students role play the position of a scientist to gather information on Meriwether Lewis' death. They discover what he did after the famous expedition and how centuries affect the study of a body. They share their information with the...
9th - 12th Science
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
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: Artful Recordings
Students examine the nature journals of Lewis and Clark. In this primary source analysis lesson, students research the journals that the members of the Corps of Discovery kept during the expedition and then conduct further research on...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History
The True Story of Sacajawea
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,...
4 mins 8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable