Lewis and Clark Expedition Activity and Map | Westward Expansion Activities

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Shelly Rees
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These were super helpful when doing my Lewis and Clark unit. After they were all glued, I had the kids get into teams where they acted out some of the key events. Super fun!
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Your students will learn all about the Lewis and Clark Expedition with this fun, interactive packet. The hands-on approach to learning, including a map activity, notebook foldables, bulletin board, and more, will help your students learn and understand all about Lewis and Clark and their famous expedition!

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This resource includes both a printable version AND a digital version. The digital version is on Google Slides and is perfect for distance learning, independent work, centers, and more!

This high-interest, engaging packet has 5 components:

  • Map it Out: Students identify main locations on Lewis and Clark Trail on this foldable map.
  • Interactive Notebook Foldables: Printable foldables for each of the major events can be used for student note-taking and learning the chronology of the events.
  • Information Guide: This printable is helpful for student note-taking and for use throughout the unit.
  • Letter-Writing Activity: Students can write a letter home from the perspective of an expedition member.
  • Bulletin Board: Create a fun, engaging bulletin board with 12 true or false statements about the Lewis and Clark expedition.

The interactive notebook includes these events from the Lewis and Clark Expedition:

  • Congress Approves Expedition
  • Lewis Begins Training
  • Louisiana Purchase Announced
  • Lewis Recruits Clark
  • Camp Wood
  • The Journey Begins
  • Sergeant Floyd Dies
  • The Great Plains
  • Crew Meets Sacagawea
  • Fort Mandan
  • Sacagawea's Son is Born
  • Great Falls of the Missouri
  • Bitterroot Range Crossing
  • The Nez Perce
  • The Continental Divide
  • Sacagawea Finds her Brother
  • The Columbia River
  • The Pacific Ocean

If you only want to cover part of these events, it is very simple to adjust the packet's contents to suit your own needs!

This resource also includes a teacher-direction sheet with photo examples of the projects in use in the classroom. It is very clear and easy-to-use; basically just print and go!

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Shelly Rees

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