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The Corps of Discovery: The Lewis and Clark Expedition

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • In order to save paper and avoid printing copies of each document for every student, consider completing some of the activities together as a whole class and projecting the appropriate secondary sources/maps
Classroom Considerations
  • Pupils should have foundational knowledge of the five themes of geography prior to beginning this lesson
  • Other topics covered include: the Louisiana Purchase, Thomas Jefferson, Napoleon Bonaparte, Sacagawea, and the Corps of Discovery
  • Well organized and thorough teacher reference
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