Unit 2

LEWIS AND CLARK TEACHERíS GUIDE

Standards Used:

Lesson 1: The Lewis and Clark Expedition and the Louisiana Purchase

          4.US.1.1  Historic tribes; significance of explorers Lewis and Clark         

          4.US.1.2  Native American and non-Native American relationships

          4.G.1.2  Missouri River

Lesson 2: Meeting the Tribes

          4.US.1.1  Historic tribes

          4.US.1.2  Native American and non-Native American relationships

          4.E.1.1  Bartering; fur trade

Lesson 3: Grasslands; Animals; and Plants

          4.G.1.1  Compare region of South Dakota to the United States

        4.G.2.1  Settlement patterns of tribes; routes of explorers    

Lesson 4: Journey into the Unknown

          4.US.1.1  Historic tribes; Lewis and Clark; fur traders         

          4.G.2.1  Settlement patterns; routes of explorers

Time:

Four class periods, thirty minutes each

Lesson 1: The Lewis and Clark Expedition and The Louisiana Purchase

Lesson 2: Meeting the Tribes

Lesson 3: Grasslands, Animals, and Plants

Lesson 4: Journey into the Unknown

Background Information:

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Studentís Reading List

Reading Level measured by the Flesch-Kincaid scale: 4.8

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