Practice and review concepts associated with the Lewis and Clark Expedition using a cloze passage.
No-Prep Lessons on Lewis and Clark
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The Lewis and Clark expedition was a military expedition led by Captain Meriwether Lewis and Lieutenant William Clark to explore the Louisiana Purchase and the Pacific Northwest. The expedition was a significant chapter in the history of American exploration..
This worksheet integrates Social Studies and Vocabulary concepts.This cloze passage requires students to use a word bank to complete a summary of the Lewis and Clark journey into the American west.
Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding
In addition to independent student work time, use this worksheet as an activity for:
- Guided reading groups
- Lesson warm-up
- Lesson wrap-up
- Fast finishers
- Homework assignment
- Whole-class review (via smartboard)
Fast Finisher Activity
- Challenge your fast finishers to extend their learning into a research project or essay development activity.
Support Struggling Students
- Support struggling readers or ESL students by providing pictures or realia to enhance vocabulary instruction.
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