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249 resources with the concept the lewis and clark expedition

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Sacajawea

For Students 7th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 48 multiple choice questions about Sacajawea. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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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.  In this U.S. Geography activity, students view a PowerPoint slide show discussing the immigration to the U.S.A.  Students define several...
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Rivers, Edens, Empires: Lewis & Clark

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine Lewis and Clark. In this American explorers lesson, 9th graders use the Library of Congress Web-site to access and analyze primary sources that enable them to understand the process and concepts behind the...
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On the Trail with Lewis and Clark: Native Experiences in the Pacific Northwest

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students explore the importance of Lewis & Clark's Expedition.  In this history instructional activity, students analyze and discuss information about the expansion of the West, then complete multiple activities that focus on this...
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Exploring the West with Lewis and Clark-Living as a Member of the Corps of Discovery

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Learners research the journey of Lewis and Clark. In this Westward Expansion lesson, students select a topic form a list then role play as if they were a part of the Corps of Discovery. Learners will share their role play skit with the...
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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 lesson, students research the death of Meriwether Lewis using forensic evidence presented in primary...
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Teaching Lewis and Clark: Tribal Cultures and Homelands

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners 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...
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History In Pictures

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore Lewis and Clark's expeditions. In this Lewis and Clark lesson, 6th graders view the routes they took and discuss how the territory has changed. Students make a timeline of their journey. Students research online for...
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Where are We?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore places visited by Lewis and Clark. In this geographical concepts lesson, 5th graders plot places on a map and put events in chronological order. Students find locations on a map using longitude and latitude....
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Botanical Discoveries

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine the Lewis and Clark Expedition. In this plant discovery instructional activity, 6th graders put in chronological order the plant discoveries of Lewis and Clark. Students understand the characteristics of leaves and...
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Lewis and Clark Review

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students play games.  In this comprehension and recall lesson, students play Give Me A Break, Bingo and Jeopardy to reinforce the knowledge they've learned about Lewis and Clark.
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Proving For The Crew

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students write math questions that pertain to the Lewis and Clark Expedition.  In this math lesson, students utilize resources in the classroom to help write mathematical questions and answers that relate to the Lewis and Clark...
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Lewis and Clark Mapmakers

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders follow the journey of Lewis and Clark and find the importance of their discoveries.  In this Lewis and Clark lesson, 4th graders discuss the characteristics of the maps made by Lewis and Clark.  Students make their own maps.
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Louisiana Purchase

For Teachers 5th - 11th
Students explore U.S. territorial expansion. In this Louisiana Purchase activity, students investigate how the purchase was funded and determine how diplomatic actions were part of the land transfer. Students analyze several primary...
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Lewis and Clark

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Students investigate the lives of Lewis and Clark. In this Lewis and Clark lesson, students discover how successful their journey was. Students do an art activity in which they pretend to dicover something on a journey and take it back...
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Lewis and Clark

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students write a first person journal as if they were an explorer. In this explorer lesson plan, students research the adventures of Lewis and Clark, interpret maps, answer comprehension questions, identify dates, and write their journal.
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Lewis and Clark: Lesson 1

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students research the expedition of Lewis and Clark. In this Lewis and Clark expedition instructional activity, students become familiar with the resources that Lewis and Clark found along their journey  Students view mental maps created...
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Lewis & Clark: Lesson 2

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders use maps and a National Geographic video to explore the journey of Lewis and Clark. In this Lewis and Clark lesson plan, 3rd graders focus on the physical environments that Lewis ans Clark travelled through. Students create...
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West with Lewis and Clark

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students participate in a simulation of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. In this hands-on American history lesson, students become characters from the early 1800's and make the journey west. They write journal entries, make decisions, and...
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Lewis and Clark Expedition

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders research Lewis and Clark's expedition. In this United States history lesson plan, 4th graders watch a video about the expedition and write a research paper using the information gathered. Students take on the role of a...
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Mapping the Transcontinental Journey

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students develop their geography skills. In this Lewis and Clark lesson, students collaborate to calculate the time and distance of different segments of the expedition. Students compare their estimate to Lewis and Clark's.
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Lewis and Clark: Great Journey West

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students understand the acts of kindness shown Lewis and Clark by the Native Americans. In this Lewis and Clark lesson, students watch a movie and recognize that without the interaction with Native Americans Lewis and Clark would not...
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Report to Congress on Our Expedition

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students research in small groups to locate information on the outcomes and observations made during the Lewis and Clark expedition. In this westerns expansion lesson, students role play their findings as though they were reporting to...
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Lewis and Clark: Prized Possession

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students create a Sacagawea-inspired wampum belt. For 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...