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36 resources with the keyterm corps of discovery

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Preparing for the Lewis and Clark Expedition

For Students 5th - 6th
Here's a worksheet to help your class envision the Lewis and Clark expedition. Your young historians read a one-page article on the expedition, use context clues and a dictionary to define eight terms from the article and write a...
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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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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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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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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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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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East Meets West: Americans on the Move

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students imagine what it was like to be part of the Lewis and Clark expedition. In this Lewis and Clark Expedition lesson plan, students watch "East Meets West: Americans on the Move," and then write journal entries from the perspective...
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Exploring the West with Lewis and Clark-Living as a Member of the Corps of Discovery

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Young scholars 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. Young scholars will share their role play...
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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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A Troublesome Portage

For Students 5th - 6th
In this portage worksheet, students read a 1 page article on a troublesome portage, find the 5 words listed in the paragraph indicated, label each words part of speech and then define each word. Students imagine they are one of the men...
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Lewis and Clark

For Teachers K - 8th
Students investigate the historic journey of Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery. They identify six discoveries made on the journey, participate in an online activity that traces their trail, write a journal in the first person...
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Journey of Discovery and Rivers

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate the rivers encountered and mapped by the Corps of Discovery. They analyze maps, outline and label rivers on a blank map, complete a chart, and answer discussion questions while watching a National Geographic video,...
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New Frontiers

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students compare/contrast the expeditions of Dr. Horatio Jackson and Lewis and Clark. They read and discuss journals from both trips, watch segments from the Ken Burns film about Lewis and Clark, conduct Internet research, and complete...
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Describing the Unknown to Others

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students examine the challenges faced by the Corps of Discovery on the Lewis and Clark expedition. They listen to online journal entries written by members of the Corps, complete an activity sheet, watch a video segment, and write a...
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Over the Rivers and Through the Woods

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine the purpose of the keelboat used by the Corps of Discovery on the Lewis and Clark expedition. They assess its strengths and weaknesses for navigating different rivers, and describe its overall purpose for the...
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River to the Sea

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students investigate the function of wathersheds and weather while they follow Lewis and Clark on their jouney west. They also create a map using acurate measurements and build a model watershed.
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Was the Lewis and Clark Expedition Successful?

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students investigate the effectiveness of the Lewis and Clark. In this exploration lesson, students read Tall Tales with Lewis and Clark and read journal entries written by Lewis. Students determine whether or not the expedition was...
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The Voyage

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate the Louisiana Purchase. For this Lewis and Clark Expedition lesson, students watch the PBS video about the expedition and then complete worksheets based on details of the expedition and review the expedition routes.
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Introduction to the Lewis and Clark Expedition Corp of Discovery

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Young scholars travel with the Corps of Discovery. In this Lewis and Clark Expedition lesson, students watch the PBS video about the expedition and then research the details of the expedition and review the expedition routes.
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Exploration Within the Lewis and Clark Expedition

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore with Lewis and Clark. In this research skills lesson plan, students analyze primary and secondary source links to study the accomplishments of the Lewis and Clark expedition. Students use their findings to create...
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Adventures with Lewis and Clark

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this Lewis and Clark lesson, students conduct research about the expedition and present their findings to their classmates.
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The Journals of Lewis and Clark

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners research the Lewis and Clark Expedition. In this Westward Expansion lesson, students watch the PBS video, "The Corps of Discovery." Learners then conduct further research on the topic and create PowerPoint presentations that...
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Adventures of Lewis and Clark Lewis and Clark Journal

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders experience the Lewis and Clark expedition. In this Corps of Discovery lesson, 8th graders research details regarding the expedition in order to complete a classroom project that requires them to create journals that might...
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Expeditions and Exploration

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate Canadian and American expeditions. In this expedition and exploration lesson, students discover details regarding the Lewis and Clark expedition in America as well as the Red River, Palliser, and Dawson expeditions...