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    Jefferson

    National Expansion Memorial Missouri

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Teacher Resources

LESSONS AND ACTIVITIES FOR PRE-K THROUGH SEVENTH GRADE

LESSONS AND ACTIVITIES FOR EIGHTH THROUGH TWELFTH GRADE

EDUCATION IN THE 1800S

Patrick Gass' Journey: Curriculum Suggestions for Teachers

A Word For Teachers
Lesson plans and activities in this curriculum guide have been planned to accommodate a wide range of student interests and capabilities rather than imposing a rigid age/grade structure upon the materials. We encourage teachers to adapt the materials according to the needs, interests, and capabilities of their classes. Even the diagram above should be taken as an approximation. After all, no one knows your students better than you do.

Did You Know?

Cartoon grouse

The Lewis and Clark expedition sent back animals to President Jefferson from Ft. Mandan. Four magpies, a prairie dog, and a sharptailed grouse were sent back with Corporal Warfington. Unfortunately, only the prairie dog and one magpie survived the arduous journey. Learn more about the journey here. More...