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249 resources with the concept the lewis and clark expedition

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Lewis and Clark and Me: A Dog's Tale

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Providing a wonderful way to explore reading and vocabulary skills, this resource takes your class on a journey to understand the accomplishments of Lewis and Clark through the eyes of their dog Seaman. It focuses on using the book Lewis...
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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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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 and the Native Americans

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners practice using maps and identifying landmarks on the Lewis and Clark expedition. They research Lewis and Clark's relationship with the Native Americans and report their findings to the class. They identify the impact of the...
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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: Equipping the Expedition

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students examine the preparations made by Lewis and Clark before leaving on their expedition. They make predictions about what they believe the two explorers took and organize the list into a venn diagram. They compare their predictions...
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Meet the Corps of Discovery

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students assume the persona of one of the members of Lewis and Clark's expedition team. They research a member of the expedition team, write a first-person introduction of that team member, and share that introduction in a 2-3 minute...
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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
Students investigate U.S. History by defining the voyages of Lewis and Clark. In this famous explorers lesson plan, students analyze the American Indian's point of view of European exploration by watching an educational DVD. Students...
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Mystery State #25

For Students 4th - 6th
In this mystery state worksheet, students answer five clues to identify the state in question. They then locate that state on a map.
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Go West With Lewis and Clark! Scavenger Hunt

For Students 7th - 9th
In this Lewis and Clark scavenger hunt worksheet, students participate in an Internet scavenger hunt to answer five questions regarding the Lewis and Clark expedition.
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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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Navigation

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore the concept of navigation in these two activities.
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Making Lewis and Clark's Journals Come Alive

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students are presented daily excerpts from Lewis and Clark's experiences. The dates and activities are tracked on a classroom map.
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Looking at Lewis and Clark

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders review information on Lewis and Clark by using a variety of resources. With partners, they travel between stations researching different information based on the expedition. They check each others work and share it with the...
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Sorting by Site: Missouri quarter reverse

For Teachers K - 1st
Lewis and Clark took note of the animals common to their home state. As they traveled, they noticed that different places had different types of animals. Your class will use this model to compare and contrast elements that make up their...
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Discovering Descriptions

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Delve into the journey of Lewis and Clark using this lesson on Missouri. After sharing books on Lewis and Clark's journey across the United States, pupils discuss the descriptive language used in their writing, and come up with their own...
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Where is the Trail? The Journey of Lewis and Clark

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers explore the trail followed by Lewis and Clark on their journey across the United States. In this United States History lesson, students complete several activities to establish the Lewis and Clark Expedition, including a...
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Lewis and Clark: Prized Possessions

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Young scholars consider the role of Sacagawea as part of the Corps of Discovery. In this Lewis and Clark expedition lesson, students discover details about Sacagawea's wampum belt and then create their own wampum belts using their...
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Lewis and Clark: Artful Recordings

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine the nature journals of Lewis and Clark. In this primary source analysis instructional activity, students research the journals that the members of the Corps of Discovery kept during the expedition and then conduct...
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Nonfiction Text elements

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students research Lewis and Clark and use the information for a book.  In this Lewis and Clark lesson, students gather information and complete worksheets in an activity to write a book.  Students use a variety of text features.
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Lewis and Clark

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders use the Internet to research a topic.  For this expeditions lesson, 5th graders answer questions about Lewis and Clark based on the movie they watched previously, use the Internet to research Lewis and Clark, write a...
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East Meets West: Americans on the Move

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners imagine what it was like to be part of the Lewis and Clark expedition. In this Lewis and Clark Expedition lesson, students watch "East Meets West: Americans on the Move," and then write journal entries from the perspective of...