Teaching Lewis and Clark: Why Fort Clatsop?
Students study the path Lewis and Clark took on their famous trans-American journey. They participate in an online activity that allows them to examine considerations the Expedition made when deciding where to spend the winter of 1805-06.
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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
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
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
Teaching Lewis and Clark: Tribal Cultures and Homelands
Students examine the attributes of the tribes that inhabited the Columbia River Basin. In this Lewis and Clark lesson, students participate in a classroom simulation that requires them to participate in a seasonal round, in which they...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History
Lewis and Clark's Journey West: A Timeline Activity
Young scholars 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...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts
Lewis and Clark: Great Journey West
Students understand the acts of kindness shown Lewis and Clark by the Native Americans. In this Lewis and Clark activity, students watch a movie and recognize that without the interaction with Native Americans Lewis and Clark would not...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Lewis and Clark: Native American Contributions
Middle schoolers discover specific instances in which Native Americans helped the Lewis and Clark expedition overcome obstacles. They explain that the expedition succeeded because Native Americans generously shared their knowledge and...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History