- Use Web technology to access information on the explorations of Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery
- Make decisions on what skills, tools, and supplies would be needed to go on a journey like Lewis and Clark's
- Participate in active writing activities and peer review
- Use technology tools to synthesize information and communicate that knowledge
- Investigate change over time to gain perspective on the successes of the Lewis and Clark journey
- Write a first person journal as if they were in the Corps of Discovery
- Interpret information from maps through historical and current map comparisons
- Develop an understanding of the Native American cultures encountered by Lewis and Clark and how they assisted the Corps of Discovery
- Identify and analyze dates and the passage of time
- Demonstrates comprehension through experiential response
Students receive a brief overview of the Lewis and Clark adventure and six selected discoveries. They will write descriptions of discovered objects as part of a final project.
3 CLASS PERIODS
Focuses on the leadership and courage exhibited by the Corps of Discovery in the face of challenges. Students use their reading comprehension, visual literacy, writing, and map skills.
6 CLASS PERIODS
Focused on the challenges faced by the Corps of Discovery, and the effect the journey had on American history and Native American cultures.
8 CLASS PERIODS
Learn about Lewis and Clark and their important venture Westward! Be a reporter, test your packing smarts, and relive their adventure! Use our teacher's guide to help your students understand the importance of Westward Expansion.