ERIC Number: ED432490
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery. Teacher's Guide and Video Segment Index.
Public Broadcasting Service, Washington, DC.
This teacher's guide accompanies the Public Broadcasting System (PBS) four-part videotape documentary about the journey of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark as they made their way from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean. The guide introduces the documentary's major themes through 4 lessons which focus on the geography and events that shaped the journey. The lessons are (1) "Preparing for the Journey"; (2) "To the Continental Divide"; (3) "Reaching the Pacific"; and (4) "Returning Home." Each lesson includes background information, discussion questions, activities for individual, small group, or whole class involvement. A map and time line are provided. The accompanying video segment index indicates the volume, hour, minute, and second that material about a key event, organization, or person featured in the video will occur. There are an alphabetical index and a subject index focusing on events, organizations and groups, and people. (MM)
Descriptors: American Indian History, Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education, Geography, Instructional Materials, North American History, Social Studies, United States History
PBS video, 1320 Braddock Place, Alexandria, VA 22314-1698; Tel: 800-344-3337 (Toll Free) (Enhanced Teaching Package: 4 indexed videotapes, teacher guide, video segment, index $99.95; Teacher's guide only $19.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Public Broadcasting Service, Washington, DC.