Corps of Discovery: An RPG Adventure Following Lewis and Clark - Camp Version
In this simulated adventure, students will accompany Meriwether Lewis and William Clark as they journey across the North American continent, mapping territory, establishing relations with Native American tribes, and documenting nature.
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In four classes spread over four days, the students will engage in a narrative adventure following Lewis and Clark's Corps of Discovery expedition during the years 1803 through 1806. Using roleplaying-game-style character creation, students will play members of the expedition crew and will be presented with various challenges and tasks that represent what the expedition actually faced. Students will work together to make decisions about what actions their characters should take at various...
Students will understand: The reasons behind the commission of the Corps of Discovery expedition The timeline of the expedition's adventure The interactions between the crew and Native American tribes The expedition's geographical path The scientific findings of the expedition
After the first class, students will be asked to imagine a brief backstory for their character - why they volunteered for the expedition, what job they had prior to joining, etc. This will be an informal backstory and will be shared verbally in the second class.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
3 hours 40 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
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