Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information. Students:
A. plan strategies to guide inquiry.
B. locate, organize, analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and ethically use information from a variety of sources and media.
c. evaluate and select information sources and digital tools based on the appropriateness to specific tasks.
d. process data and report results.
Virginia State Standards
VS.5 The student will demonstrate knowledge of the role of Virginia in the American Revolution by
b) identifying the various roles played by Virginians in the Revolutionary War era, with emphasis on George Washington
VS.6 The student will demonstrate knowledge of the role of Virginia in the establishment of the new American nation by a) explaining why George Washington is called the “Father of our Country”
USI.6 The student will demonstrate knowledge of the causes and results of the American Revolution by c) describing key events and the roles of key individuals in the American Revolution, with emphasis on George Washington
In the discussion board, post your thoughts on Mt. Vernon after seeing it in Google Earth. Is your initial reaction that you would like to live there? What part of the estate would you most like to see if you were only given an hour to tour? Your response must be at least 150 words.
Literature Trips- By the Great Horned Spoon Full of coots, codgers, geezers, and outlaws, this is the rip-snortin’-- and suspenseful-- saga of a young man and his butler bound for California from Boston during the great Gold Rush. Annotation Jack and the butler stow away on a side-wheeler bound for California where they join the Gold Rush of 1849
Use Paths and Placemarks to mark chapters or events