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The Lewis & Clark Expedition: Join the Corps of Discovery to Explore Uncharted Territory (Kaleidoscope Kids Books)

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- Test your skills at building honest relationships with those whose ways differ from yours.<BR>- Decide what you see as the achievements, the contradictions, and the legacy of this expedition.<BR>- Make history real! Build a replica of the keelboat, carve an Indian dugout canoe, and build a Mandan bullboat; consider how you might have negotiated the Louisiana Purchase; construct a Mandan earth lodge; conduct a land survey; be a naturalist as Lewis was; measure distances by dead reckoning; make a pair of leather moccasins to wear; debate who owns the earth.<BR>- Meet the people! Along with Lewis and Clark, meet the other Corps members; decide why Lewis named Clark an equal partner; read original journal entries to see and hear with their eyes and ears; evaluate Sacagawea's role; decide how you would have treated York upon the expedition's end; meet Cameahwait of the Shoshones and Sheheke Shoat of the Mandans.<BR>- Think about ... Why this expedition is considered a turning point in U.S. history; how life changed from this time forward for the Indians; Jefferson's method of educating Lewis; how people behave when survival depends upon one another; what makes a good leader and a good team player.

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 107) and index.

Table of Contents

Jefferson's dream — Cramming for the trip — Equal partners — Meet the corps — Up the Missouri — Winter among the Mandans — Across uncharted territory — Over the mountains & to the sea — Homeward bound — True voyage of discovery — Resources.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781885593733
ill.:
Kline, Michael P.,
Publisher:
Williamson Publishing Company
Illustrator:
Kline, Michael
Author:
Johmann, Carol A.
Location:
Charlotte, Vt.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Study and teaching
Subject:
History - United States/19th Century
Subject:
West (u.s.)
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - History - General
Subject:
History - Exploration & Discovery
Subject:
West
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-World History
Edition Description:
Williamson Publishing
Series:
Kaleidoscope Kids Books
Series Volume:
31
Publication Date:
20021031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Yes
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
10.29x9.58x.29 in. .78 lbs.
Age Level:
08-14

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The Lewis & Clark Expedition: Join the Corps of Discovery to Explore Uncharted Territory (Kaleidoscope Kids Books)
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