Lewis and Clark Worksheets and Coloring Pages

Sacajawea Guiding the Lewis And Clark Expedition by Alfred Russell
Bettmann Archive / Getty Images

Over a period of a little more than two years, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark explored, mapped, and took samples from the Louisiana Territory. Below you'll find free, printable worksheets—word searches, vocabulary, maps, coloring pages, and more—to help enhance your students' learning about the expedition.

Lewis and Clark Vocabulary

Lewis and Clark Vocabulary Worksheet. Beverly Hernandez

Introduce your students to Lewis and Clark using this matching worksheet. First, read about the explorers' expedition using the Internet or books from your library. Then, match the terms in the world bank to the correct phrase.

Lewis and Clark Wordsearch

Lewis and Clark Wordsearch. Beverly Hernandez

Use this word search to review key terms associated with Lewis and Clark and their travels. Use the internet or books from the library to research any of the related people, places, or phrases with which your students are unfamiliar.

Lewis and Clark Crossword Puzzle

Lewis and Clark Crossword Puzzle. Beverly Hernandez

Review facts about Lewis and Clark with this fun crossword puzzle. Fill in the correct terms based on the clues given. (Refer to the study sheet printable if your student is unsure of the answers.)

Lewis and Clark Challenge Worksheet

Lewis and Clark Challenge Worksheet. Beverly Hernandez

Challenge your students to test what they've learned about Lewis and Clark by choosing the correct answer for each multiple choice question. If there are any that your student doesn't know, let him practice his research skills by finding the answer online or by using your library's resources.

Lewis and Clark Alphabet Activity

Lewis and Clark Alphabet Activity. Beverly Hernandez

Younger students can practice their alphabetizing skills by putting the words associated with Lewis and Clark in the correct alphabetical order.

Lewis and Clark Spelling Worksheet

Lewis and Clark Spelling Worksheet. Beverly Hernandez

Students will practice their spelling skills in this activity. For each clue, they will choose the correctly spelled word from a list of similar words.

Lewis and Clark Vocabulary Study Sheet

Lewis and Clark Vocabulary Study Sheet. Beverly Hernandez

Use this study sheet to review facts about Lewis and Clark. Students will match the word or phrase in the first column to the correct clue in the second column.

Louisiana Purchase Coloring Page

Louisiana Purchase Coloring Page. Beverly Hernandez

On April 30, 1803, President Thomas Jefferson purchased the Louisiana Territory from France for $15 million. It extended from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains and from the Gulf of Mexico to Canada.

Lewis and Clark Set Sail Coloring Page

Lewis and Clark Set Sail Coloring Page. Beverly Hernandez

On May 14, 1804 Meriwether Lewis and William Clark set sail with 45 men in 3 boats. Their mission was to explore the western part of the continent and find a passage to the Pacific Ocean.

The Wilderness Coloring Page

The Wilderness Coloring Page. Beverly Hernandez

There were a lot of dangers in the wilderness. There were some close calls with wild animals like snakes, cougars, wolves, buffalo and grizzly bears.

Lewis and Clark Coloring Page - Portage

Lewis and Clark Coloring Page - Portage. Beverly Hernandez

The men had to maneuver the boats over the desert to get around the Great Falls of the Missouri. It took three weeks of hard labor in the heat to accomplish the task.

Lewis and Clark Coloring Page - The Western Rivers

Lewis and Clark Coloring Page - The Western Rivers. Beverly Hernandez

The western rivers were dangerously fast, with rapids and cataracts (large waterfalls) that were more dangerous than any they had previously experienced.

The Pacific Ocean Coloring Page

The Pacific Ocean Coloring Page. Beverly Hernandez

On November 15, 1805, Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery reached the Pacific Ocean. By this time, they knew that the Northwest Passage did not exist. They set up “Station Camp” and stayed there for 10 days.

Lewis and Clark Return Coloring Page

Lewis and Clark Return Coloring Page. Beverly Hernandez

On September 23, 1806, the Lewis and Clark Expedition comes to an end when they arrive at St. Louis, Missouri. It took a little over two years, but they returned with notes, samples and maps that they created.

Lewis and Clark Expedition Map

Lewis and Clark Expedition Map. Beverly Hernandez

Use the map to track the route Lewis and Clark took on their expedition. 

mla apa chicago
Your Citation
Hernandez, Beverly. "Lewis and Clark Worksheets and Coloring Pages." ThoughtCo, Aug. 27, 2020, thoughtco.com/lewis-and-clark-worksheets-1832338. Hernandez, Beverly. (2020, August 27). Lewis and Clark Worksheets and Coloring Pages. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/lewis-and-clark-worksheets-1832338 Hernandez, Beverly. "Lewis and Clark Worksheets and Coloring Pages." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/lewis-and-clark-worksheets-1832338 (accessed March 22, 2023).