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263 resources with the concept the lewis and clark expedition

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The True Story of Sacajawea

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
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,...
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Lewis and Clark

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate Lewis and Clark. In this Lewis and Clark lesson plan, students search the Internet for information about Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery. Students use maps to understand the explorations and decide which...
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Equine Science

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Did you know that horses have two sets of teeth?  There is much to learn about horses, of course, and those interested in equine science will learn much from a 10-lesson agricultural science course that covers not only equine dental and...
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Native Americans of the Lewis and Clark Trail

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
As part of a study of the Corps of Discovery expedition, class groups research the different Native American tribes Lewis and Clark encountered on their journey and share their findings with the class.
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Reading a Timeline

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Sometimes the most important details of an informational text aren't within the text at all. Teach your class how to read timeline with a set of activities that prompts them to find specific dates and events on the timelines, as well as...
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The Corps of Discovery: The Lewis and Clark Expedition

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
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.
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A Life in Beads: The Stories a Plains Dress Can Tell

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Young learners discover how the Sioux and Assiniboine tribes preserved native culture through the making of traditional dresses, identifying the resources used to make the dresses and discussing behind the meaning behind some American...
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Manifest Destiny and the Lewis and Clark Expedition

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
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...
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The Intrusion of Strangers

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
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...
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A Century of Expansion: America's Destiny (1763-1867)

For Teachers 10th - 11th
How did we grow into such a large nation? Follow the events, wars, and treaties that led to the acquisition of major states as we expanded into the West. The slides provide maps, dates, and simplistic information to help learners...
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Millionaire: Jefferson Presidency

For Teachers 5th - 7th
What was happening in the United States while Thomas Jefferson was president? What about world events during the same period? Review for your next big test on the Jefferson era by playing a great review game. Learners compete to answer...
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Native American Indian Tribes Encountered by the Corps of Discovery

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Upper elementary learners research the various Native American nations encountered during the Lewis and Clark Expedition. They work in groups researching Native American communities, prepare a slide show demonstrating various aspects of...
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Sacagawea

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Mind maps are great tools. Teach your classes how to use mind maps to collect, organize, and retain information with a lesson that asks learners to research the life of Sacagawea and use mind maps to record their findings.
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Discovering New Resources

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
What is a natural resource, and what resources did the Lewis and Clark expedition seek? After reading an article on the mapping of the west, learners get into small groups to discuss the important natural resources of the period. They...
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The Louisiana Purchase: Worksheet

For Students 7th - 12th
Celebrate the anniversary of one of the United States' most important land acquisitions with a fun worksheet. The class answers five matching questions related to those involved with the Louisiana Purchase and then think about what life...
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Millionaire Game Review: Westward Expansion

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Review the westward expansion, game-show style. Twelve hot topics related to the westward expansion, if answered correctly, will make your class winners in the game of American history. The game is modeled after the once-popular TV show,...
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The Lewis and Clark Expedition

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate U.S. History by defining the voyages of Lewis and Clark. In this famous explorers lesson, students analyze the American Indian's point of view of European exploration by watching an educational DVD. High...
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Comparing and Contrasting: Fact vs. Opinion

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Elementary schoolers investigate nonfiction stories by analyzing facts and opinions. They read nonfiction stories about the Lewis and Clark expedition. Pupils utilize a T-chart to list the facts and opinions on opposite sides, and then...
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On This Day With Lewis and Clark

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Walk in the footsteps of Lewis and Clark as they discover the wonders, beauty, and dangers of the American frontier. After gaining background knowledge about Thomas Jefferson and the Louisiana Purchase, young explorers use primary...
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Great Grids

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Learners use grid boxes as a measurement tool and discover how grids are used for mapmaking and scaling down an area. They begin by attempting to draw a model shape drawn by the teacher by using the gridding process. At the conclusion of...
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Lewis and Clark's Journey West: A Timeline Activity

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students 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 end...
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Lewis and Clark

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Discover more about Lewis and Clark in this creative video. Students use wonderful graphics as they narrate important facts.
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The Role of Maps In the Colonization of North America

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate the geography of North America by viewing and identifying places on a map.  For this U.S. Geography lesson, students view a PowerPoint slide show discussing the immigration to the U.S.A.  Students define several...
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Lewis and Clark in Columbia River Country

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this research skills activity, students research the death of Meriwether Lewis using forensic evidence presented in primary...