Many members of the Corps of Discovery learned to be historians
on the expedition. For instance, they kept detailed journals of
every aspect of their trip. They made notes of their campsites.
They wrote about the Native Americans they met. They described
the landscapes they saw.
following activity you are a historian. You must follow the Corps'
journey westward and home.
Let's Journey Across America with Lewis and Clark
and white U.S. map or 1 color
U.S. map per student (these will open in Word). If desired,
you can enter data electronically rather than by hand.
cover per student. If desired, you can enter data electronically
rather than by hand.
pages per student. If desired, you can enter data electronically
rather than by hand.
- Several blank sheets
of paper per student.
self-stick stars paper-clipped to your map.
Journey Across America With Lewis And Clark" interactive
- Red and blue crayons,
pencils, markers, or other coloring utensils.
3.5-inch floppy disks with the journal cover and journal page
templates saved on them (optional).
|You'll use a map
to learn about Lewis and Clark's journey.
Journey Across America with Lewis and Clark" interactive
PowerPoint presentation. You will use this presentation to complete
your journals and maps.
Read the word sections
of the PowerPoint slides. In your journal write one or two complete
sentences highlighting the important ideas about what you read.
Then click on the links and write one or two sentences about the
information presented on the outside web sites. Be sure to include
the slide number in your journal entries. The slide number is
the number by red words or the star number.
As you complete each
slide, put a star on the corresponding numbers on your map.
you've completed the slides, connect the stars on your map. Use
a red line for the journey westward. Use a blue line for the journey
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