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1 Lewis and Clark’s First Discoveries

2 Lewis and Clark First Discovery Description Goal: Research the exploration of Lewis and Clark. Write, record, or act out the discoveries of the expedition and include a sketch of each discovery. Create your own specimen box just like Lewis and Clark. Include one endangered animal from each of the three categories (Prairie Animal, Northern Rocky Animal, Pacific Northwest Animal) and include a sketch or labeled picture. Standards: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.5.3 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.5.9 Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.7 Analyze how visual and multimedia elements contribute to the meaning, tone, or beauty of a text (e.g., graphic novel, multimedia presentation of fiction, folktale, myth, poem). Materials: Lewis and Clark resources, Netbooks, Rubrics, Description, Writing Process Checklist, Writing Process classroom tracker, Specimen Box and items Helpful Websites: (All found on our Fifth Grade Website) Requirements: You must include the following information: -Include types of plants they found and include sketch or labeled picture. -Include types of animals they found and include sketch or labeled picture. -Include types of people they found and include sketch or labeled picture. -Include types of land they found and include sketch or labeled picture. -Include types of water they found and include sketch or labeled picture. -Your individual Specimen Box with six items. -Include one endangered animal from each category and sketch or labeled picture. Specimen Box: Lewis collected plants, rocks, and other materials to share and study with others. Collect six objects around your community and place them in a box that is sectioned off for each object. Include a notecard explaining each object. You also need to include and answer the following questions: What does the specimens tell you about your community? How are some of the items alike or different?

3 Lewis and Clark First Discoveries Rubric Name:____________________ 5 Points4 Points3 Points2 Points0 Points Specimen Box The student includes six items and all are labeled and described. The student has 4-5 items and they are labeled and described. The student has 1-3 items and they are labeled and described. The student has items but they are not labeled or described. The student does not have a specimen box. First Discoveries Projects Meets Requirements The student answers all of the questions in the journal, recorded, or acted out. The student only answers some of questions in the journal, recorded, or acted out. But the student answers a majority. The student only answers half of the questions in the journal, recorded, or acted out. The student answers two of the questions in the journal, recorded, or acted out. The student answered one or zero of the questions in the journal, recorded, or acted out. Sketches The student uses sketches that enhance each discovery. It is easy to understand why the child chose these pictures. The student uses a sketch but they do not compliment each discovery. ________The student has sketches that do not truly go with each discovery. There are no visuals. Fact Accuracy All facts are accurate and the student sites his or her sources. All facts are accurate. OR The student sites his or her sources. There is one inaccuracy and the student sites his or her sources. There are 3- 4 facts that are mistaken. There are more than 4 inaccurate facts. Endangered Animal Map The student chose 3 animals in different regions and mapped each location. The student missed one aspect. The student missed 2 aspects. The student missed 3 aspects. The student missed 4 or more aspects. Spelling and Grammar There are no spelling or grammar mistakes. There is only 1 spelling or grammar mistake. There are 2- 4 spelling or grammar mistakes. There are 4- 5 spelling or grammar mistakes. There are more than 5 spelling mistakes. Total: /30

4 List of Various Endangered Species of Animals Discovered by Lewis and Clark Prairie AnimalsNorthern Rocky Animals Pacific Northwest Animals Bison Black-tailed Prairie Dog Burrowing Owl Badger Black-footed Ferret Swift Fox Pallid Sturgeon Interior Least Tern Pronghorn Greater Prairie Chicken Whooping Crane Piping Player Topeka Shiner Grizzly Bear Gray Wolf Bull Trout Elk Westslope Cutthroat Trout Mountain Goat Trumpeter Swan Cougar Greater Sage Grouse Bighorn Sheep Clark’s Nutcracker Northern Spotted Owl Woodland Caribou Oregon Spotted Owl Sea Otter Pacific Salmon Lewis’s Woodpecker Pygmy Rabbit Canada Lynx Wolverine Fisher Directions: This is a list of some of the various animals the Lewis and Clark expedition discovered when exploring the Louisiana Territory. The animals below, although once plentiful, are now on the endangered species list. Pick one animal from each region to research. Write about the animal and illustrate the animal. You can sketch or use a picture, but it must be labeled. Then on the map provided, label where you would find the endangered animal. Circle the animal in each region that you will research.

5 List of Various Endangered Species of Animals Discovered by Lewis and Clark Prairie AnimalNorthern Rocky Animal Pacific Northwest Animal Research Information: Sketch or Picture Research Information: Sketch or Picture Research Information: Sketch or Picture Directions: In the box below write each endangered animal you selected in each region. Then, research each animal and take notes. Use the box below to add a sketch or drawing.

6 Label where you would find each of your endangered animals. Make sure you have one animal from each category (Prairie Animal, Northern Rocky Animal, and Pacific Northwest Animal)


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