Materials Needed:

Graphic Organizer: Timeline (PDF)
Computer: activities can be modified from one computer to a whole computer lab.

Basic art supplies (paper, glue, markers, etc.) will be necessary only if creating the specimen box.

Shoebox—one for each student.

Optional: Power Point, LCD Projector, Overhead Projector
Transparency Paper: print out selected web pages and make transparency copies to post on the overhead, if you don’t have access to a computer.
Printable emails from Lewis and Clark: use these emails to engage your students on a monthly basis.

Grade Specific Lessons

PreK–2 | 3–5 | 6–8

Check back to see if your students’ journals were published in the Our America: Westward Expansion area and post the links for parents to read Go Now.
Some of the resources on this page are in PDF format. To download them, you will need Adobe Adobe Acrobat Reader Software.