The Journey of Sacagawea
Students research and examine the life of Sacagawea to determine why she might have been chosen to appear on the Golden Dollar. They write journal entries based on their research.
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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
Be Specific, Go West To The Pacific
Fifth and sixth graders follow Lewis and Clark from St. Louis to the Pacific and back again. They read online journal entries made by Lewis and Clark to gather information. The official Lewis and Clark website is used by learners to...
5th - 6th Social Studies & History
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: Prized Possession
Students create a Sacagawea-inspired wampum belt. In this Native-American lesson, students study Sacagawea and her influence on the Lewis and Clark expedition. Students learn about wampum and prized possessions and work in groups to...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
Sacajawea: Travels with Lewis and Clark
Students research how Sacagawea became a member of the expedition of Lewis and Clark. They notice racial differences and how they interact. Students acknowledge the achievements of Lewis and Clark with her help. They discover how...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History