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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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Lewis and Clark

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate Lewis and Clark. In this Lewis and Clark instructional activity, students search the Internet for information about Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery. Students use maps to understand the explorations and...
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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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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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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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Lewis and Clark for Grades PreK-2

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students read the "The Journey Begins" article and discuss why people want to discover new lands and why it is still exciting today. They are introduced to the idea that Lewis and Clark sent back discoveries to President Thomas...
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The Lewis and Clark Expedition

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine journals and documents to investigate Lewis and Clark's explorations and how they relate to the concept of Manifest Destiny. They consider the impact of modern civilization to some of the areas Lewis and Clark wrote about.
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The Lewis and Clark Expedition

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students explore the challenges of the Lewis and Clark Expedition through a physical education simulation. In this cross-curriculum physical education lesson, students work in groups of three to log 8000 steps, stopping to participate in...
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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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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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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 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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Preparing for the Lewis and Clark Expedition

For Students 5th - 6th
Here's a learning exercise 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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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 5th
Fifth graders use the Internet to research a topic.  In 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 journal...
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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 instructional activity, students discover how successful their journey was. Students do an art activity in which they pretend to dicover something on a journey...
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The Mission of Lewis and Clark

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Students comprehend the various aspects of the Lewis and Clark expediton. They complete an idea web. Students work in small groups. They recall some important aspects of the Lewis and Clark expedition by performing the Corps of...
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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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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 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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The Radical Minds of Thomas Jefferson and Lewis and Clark

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders evaluate a letter from Thomas Jefferson to Lewis and Clark. For this social studies lesson students use primary sources to draw conclusions about the pioneering men. Students provide evidence to support the claim that...
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Fun with Lewis and Clark

For Teachers K - 6th
Students are introduced to the Louisiana Purchase and Lewis and Clark's expedition. They are explained that the Peace Medal Nickel, was the first nickel in the Westward Journey Nickel Series.
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Adventures with Lewis and Clark

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Pupils interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this Lewis and Clark activity, students conduct research about the expedition and present their findings to their classmates.
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Where is the Trail? The Journey of Lewis and Clark

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the trail followed by Lewis and Clark on their journey across the United States. In this United States History activity, students complete several activities to establish the Lewis and Clark Expedition, including a class...

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