Lewis & Clark and the Indian Country

Online Site Support Notebook: Selected Web Sites with Lesson Plans for Teachers

Please note that neither the Newberry Library nor the American Library Association maintain these sites and are not responsible for their content.

PBS lesson plans for middle school students related to the Lewis and Clark expedition, in the areas of social studies, math, science, and language arts. Lessons contain suggested extensions and adaptations for different grades.

Lesson plans allow students to examine the complex and rich oral tradition of Native American storytelling, create their own stories to share, explore indigenous and Native American cultures and the issues which face them today, and research and explore their own cultural heritage by recording their unique family stories and heritage.

Scholastic Lewis and Clark site with lesson plans on many subjects; sites contains advertising for Scholastic and third party products.

A National Service curriculum guide which ends with a Lewis and Clark Festival for students who have completed curriculum activities.

This National Endowment for the Humanities-sponsored site offers a number of lesson plans related to Lewis and Clark for grades three through eight.

School learning activities for “Lewis and Clark Then and Now: Medicine and the Expedition”

A Grade 3 lesson plan about Sacajawea.