Lewis & Clark write postcards to Thomas Jefferson! In this engaging project, students imagine the messages Lewis and Clark would have liked to have shared with Thomas Jefferson along their journey. Students illustrate scenes from the expedition and explore the primary source record to compose informative messages for the president.
How could I use this?
- A project to assess students' ability to make sense of primary sources
- An assessment in a unit on the early republic
What Is Included?
-Student assignment sheet
-Helpful online resources for student research
-Two scoring rubrics (one based on percentage scoring and another based on a 4-point grading scale)