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    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?

Dinosaur cartoon

On September 10, 1804 on Cedar Island, in South Dakota, William Clark discovered the fossilized remains of the ribs, backbone and teeth of a plesiosaur. Plesiosaurs were animals who lived at the same time as the dinosaurs, but swam rather than walking on land. Clark thought it was a giant fish bone! More...