Sacagawea and the Corps of Discovery
Informational (nonfiction) 1,633 words, Level Y (Grade 5), Lexile 1100LThe Lewis and Clark expedition, also known as the Corps of Discovery expedition, was the challenging journey to explore the newly acquired Louisiana Territory by a team of explorers, including a young Native teenager. Sacagawea and the Corps of Discovery provides readers with information about Sacagawea's roots, her involvement in the expedition, and her life after the expedition. The book can also be used to teach students the elements of a biography and how to classify names of people as proper nouns.
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