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Lesson Plan:

Lewis and Clark

Lewis and Clark and the Language of Discovery addresses the following standards:

National Standard for English and Language Arts
Students employ a wide range of activities as they write and use different process elements to communicate with different audiences for a variety of purposes.

National Standard for History
The student understands the international background and consequences of the Louisiana Purchase.

National Standard for Visual Arts
Students select media, techniques, and processes; analyze what makes them effective or not effective in communicating ideas; and reflect upon the effectiveness of their choices.

National Standard for Geography
The geographically informed person knows and understands how to use maps and other geographic representations to acquire, process, and report information from a spatial perspective.

National Standard for Mathematics
Middle school students apply appropriate techniques, tools, and formulas to determine measurements.