Name(s): Christine Danowski Date: December 11, 2003
Steven L. Lurtz
Content Area: Language Arts Grade Level: 4th through 6th Objectives:
1. Students will orally read The Story of Sacajawea, Guide to Lewis and Clark, by Della Rowland (1.B.2d).
2. Students will locate information on aspects of Sacajawea’s life using various forms of media (5.A.2b).
3. Students will compose a script based on a specific event in Sacajawea’s life on a word processor using the correct format for a play (1.C.3c, 3.C.2b, 5.C.2a).
4. Students will orally present a scene on Sacajawea (4.B.2d, 5.C.2b).
The Story of Sacajawea, Guide to Lewis and Clark, by Della Rowland
Sacajawea traveled with Lewis and Clark on their Corps of Discovery as an interpreter and helper. She gathered food and set up shelter on the trail. Three mountains, two lakes, a gold coin, and at least twenty three monuments are names for her. Let’s go on a journey to see what else we can learn about this brave woman.
1. Prior to this lesson, the class will have orally read The Story of Sacajawea, Guide to Lewis and Clark, by Della Rowland focusing on a chapter per day.
2. Teachers will divide students into six groups and prepare a short scene relating to Sacajawea’s life and told from her perspective.