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Webquest Template0[1] Final One
Webquest Template0[1] Final One
Webquest Template0[1] Final One
Webquest Template0[1] Final One
Webquest Template0[1] Final One
Webquest Template0[1] Final One
Webquest Template0[1] Final One
Webquest Template0[1] Final One
Webquest Template0[1] Final One
Webquest Template0[1] Final One
Webquest Template0[1] Final One
Webquest Template0[1] Final One
Webquest Template0[1] Final One
Webquest Template0[1] Final One
Webquest Template0[1] Final One
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  • 1. American Civil War Photo Search Student Page Title Introduction Task Process Evaluation Conclusion Credits [ Teacher Page ] A WebQuest for 7th Grade (History) Designed by Harold Duckworth [email_address] Based on a template from The WebQuest Page
  • 2. Introduction Student Page Title Introduction Task Process Evaluation Conclusion Credits [ Teacher Page ] Imagine you are a reporter for the New York Times doing a story about head figures in the Civil War. This activity will reinforce what we have been studying in class about the Civil Car. Choose from one of the following people to do your online research and photo hunt: Abraham Lincoln Jefferson Davis Ulysses S. Grant Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Gen. Robert E. Lee Part One: 1 PAGE PAPER After choosing the person you are interested in write a one page paper on the reason you choose the person and give specific examples of their accomplishments and what impact they had on the war. Part Two: PHOTO HUNT Use the site http://search.creativecommons.org/# to find five photos to represent your person to the class. It can be photos of the person, battles, or simply photos that represent the Civil War. After choosing the photos you will present them to the class in groups of five and explain why you chose the photos you chose.
  • 3. The Task Student Page Introduction Task Process Evaluation Conclusion Credits [ Teacher Page ] <ul><li>This activity will reinforce the following concepts: </li></ul><ul><li>Identifying key figures in the American Civil War </li></ul><ul><li>Students ability to research information </li></ul><ul><li>Use of valid sources </li></ul><ul><li>Reinforce classroom knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Get background information on American Civil War </li></ul><ul><li>Help students with Web related searches </li></ul><ul><li>Students ability to work as a team </li></ul><ul><li>Use the site http://search.creativecommons.org/# to find information and photos about the person you chose. Creative Commons provides free tools that let authors, scientists, artists, students, and educators easily mark their creative work with the freedoms they want it to carry. You can use CC to change your copyright terms from &amp;quot;All Rights Reserved&amp;quot; to &amp;quot;Some Rights Reserved.&amp;quot; Here you can do a search and modify it so you can share the work you search for. </li></ul>Title
  • 4. The Process Student Page Title Introduction Task Process Evaluation Conclusion Credits [ Teacher Page ] <ul><li>Here are the steps on how to perform the assignment: </li></ul><ul><li>First you will choose a person from a list I have provided. </li></ul><ul><li>Next you will perform a web search on that person and find some photos </li></ul><ul><li>After that you will chose five photos to show the class </li></ul><ul><li>Then as a group give a five minute presentation on the five photos </li></ul><ul><li>Finally everyone will write a 1 page paper on the person you choose </li></ul><ul><li>::These are some links to show you some examples of what type of photos you will need for the presentation. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.archives.gov/research/civil-war/photos/images/civil-war-126.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.biocrawler.com/w/images/thumb/6/6e/350px-American_Civil_War_Battles_by_Theater,_Year.png </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.archives.gov/research/civil-war/photos/images/civil-war-180.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>:: You paper needs to be a FULL page, double space and in 12 font Times New Roman. Please provide the links to the creative commons site you got the photos from. </li></ul>
  • 5. Evaluation Student Page Title Introduction Task Process Evaluation Conclusion Credits [ Teacher Page ] A “C” paper: Gives a reasonable summary explanation for the characteristics At least mentions the most important information Has multiple inaccuracies AND is quite vague A “B” paper: C essay requirements plus: Addresses ALL of the photos and gives at least some explanation of why or how for most of the them Has a couple of inaccuracies OR is occasionally vague A couple of references to the reading An “A” paper: C and B requirements plus: Logical, concise Clearly identifies the problem and explains it No inaccuracies Numerous references to the readings This will be worth 50/100 points <ul><li>For the presentation make sure you have the following: </li></ul><ul><li>Good References </li></ul><ul><li>Clear presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Relevant photos to the subject </li></ul><ul><li>Three minutes </li></ul><ul><li>This will be worth 50/100 points </li></ul>
  • 6. Conclusion Student Page Title Introduction Task Process Evaluation Conclusion Credits [ Teacher Page ] This activity was designed to expand what we have learned in the classroom to something you have created and researched. By finding the pictures of your person and other photos of the civil war you will be able to have something to grasp about history. You will also be helping your fellow students understanding of the Civil War by doing the presentation. Working in a group will also help you better get to know your fellow students. I challenge you to find some other sites using creative commons that have good Civil War information and photos. For five points extra credit send me the links of three sites that contain good civil war photos. [email_address]
  • 7. Credits &amp; References Student Page Title Introduction Task Process Evaluation Conclusion Credits [ Teacher Page ] Here are links to The WebQuest Page and The WebQuest Slideshare Group http://webquest.org/index.php http://www.slideshare.net/group/webquest These are here so that others can acquire the latest version of this template and training materials. Thanks to: :Creative Commons for such an awesome web site : content.lib.washington.edu for the photo
  • 8. Put the Title of the Lesson Here (Teacher) [ Student Page ] Title Introduction Learners Standards Process Resources Credits Teacher Page A WebQuest for xth Grade (Put Subject Here) Designed by Put Your Name Here Put Your E-mail Address Here Based on a template from The WebQuest Page Evaluation Teacher Script Conclusion
  • 9. Introduction (Teacher) [ Student Page ] Title Introduction Learners Standards Process Resources Credits Teacher Page This lesson describers important figures in American War History. It covers important facts on figures and helps students to work together and be creative. It covers Colorado standards 8.1, 3.7, and 5.6 for social studies requirements. This lesson is made to show students how to research correct information on the internet. It also show students evidence of what life was like during the civil war. It is important that students not only understand the concepts of the American Civil War, but to be able to picture it also. Evaluation Teacher Script Conclusion
  • 10. Learners (Teacher) [ Student Page ] Title Introduction Learners Standards Process Resources Credits Teacher Page This lesson is anchored in seventh grade social studies and involves team work and research skills to a lesser extent. This lesson can easily be extended to additional grades and subjects. The paper can be made to be longer and the presentation could have a power point attached. Students will need to know some background knowledge on the Civil War and use of the internet. They will also have to be introduced to creative commons and how to navigate around the web site. Evaluation Teacher Script Conclusion
  • 11. Curriculum Standards (Teacher) [ Student Page ] Title Introduction Learners Standards Process Resources Credits Teacher Page <ul><li>: </li></ul><ul><li>Social Studies Standards Addressed </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Recognize the relationships among the various people of the American Civil War </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learn about the life, history, values and battles of the American Civil War </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Apply what they have researched on the person to a one page paper </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>This lesson also teaches students team work threw the group presentation. In addition to describing learning outcomes within traditional subject areas the lesson also makes the students use: </li></ul><ul><li>Critical thinking- by having them use the web to search for photos </li></ul><ul><li>Creative production- by having them do a presentation to the class </li></ul>Evaluation Teacher Script Conclusion
  • 12. The Process (Teacher) [ Student Page ] Title Introduction Learners Standards Process Resources Credits Teacher Page Here are the steps on how to perform the assignment: First you will choose a person from a list I have provided. Next you will perform a web search on that person and find some photos After that you will chose five photos to show the class Then as a group give a five minute presentation on the five photos Finally everyone will write a 1 page paper on the person you choose ::These are some links to show you some examples of what type of photos you will need for the presentation. http://www.archives.gov/research/civil-war/photos/images/civil-war-126.jpg http://www.biocrawler.com/w/images/thumb/6/6e/350px-American_Civil_War_Battles_by_Theater,_Year.png http://www.archives.gov/research/civil-war/photos/images/civil-war-180.jpg :: You paper needs to be a FULL page, double space and in 12 font Times New Roman. Please provide the links to the creative commons site you got the photos from. The lesson is organized in a one week period. The assignment will be designed to be taught on a Monday, research day on Wednesday, and presentation on Friday. It is a multidisciplinary using history, research, and team work. The students are divided into groups of five and each one is to choose a photo to explain. Each student will be responsible for his or her photo but will be graded as a group. This lesson requires knowledge of use of the internet and the teacher need to know about how to navigate creative commons. You will also need access to a computer lab if your school has one. Evaluation Teacher Script Conclusion
  • 13. Resources (Teacher) [ Student Page ] Title Introduction Learners Standards Process Resources Credits Teacher Page <ul><li>What&apos;s needed to implement this lesson. Some of the possibilities: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>History Text Book </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internet Access </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Access to Creative Commons web site </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Projector for Photo Presentation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>This lesson is focused on using creative commons as a web search agent. Creative Commons defines the spectrum of possibilities between full copyright — all rights reserved — and the public domain — no rights reserved . Our licenses help you keep your copyright while inviting certain uses of your work — a “some rights reserved” copyright . It is a great tool for students and teacher to find work that can be used in any type of assignment. </li></ul><ul><li>This lesson can be preformed by one teacher in the time span of one week. If there is an aid or a parent there to help they can do so by helping the students with their presentations and research. </li></ul>Evaluation Teacher Script Conclusion
  • 14. Evaluation (Teacher) [ Student Page ] Title Introduction Learners Standards Process Resources Credits Teacher Page <ul><li>The students will be graded on how well their understanding of the person they choose correlates to their paper. They will also be graded on team work and the quality of their presentation. The paper will be graded as followed: </li></ul><ul><li>A “C” paper: </li></ul><ul><li>Gives a reasonable summary explanation for the characteristics </li></ul><ul><li>At least mentions the most important information </li></ul><ul><li>Has multiple inaccuracies AND is quite vague </li></ul><ul><li>A “B” paper: </li></ul><ul><li>C essay requirements plus: </li></ul><ul><li>Addresses ALL of the photos and gives at least some explanation of why or how for most of the them </li></ul><ul><li>Has a couple of inaccuracies OR is occasionally vague </li></ul><ul><li>A couple of references to the reading </li></ul><ul><li>An “A” paper: </li></ul><ul><li>C and B requirements plus: </li></ul><ul><li>Logical, concise </li></ul><ul><li>Clearly identifies the problem and explains it </li></ul><ul><li>No inaccuracies </li></ul><ul><li>Numerous references to the readings </li></ul><ul><li>This will be worth 50/100 points </li></ul><ul><li>For the presentation make sure you have the following: </li></ul><ul><li>Good References </li></ul><ul><li>Clear presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Relevant photos to the subject </li></ul><ul><li>Three minutes </li></ul><ul><li>This will be worth 50/100 points </li></ul>Evaluation Teacher Script Conclusion
  • 15. Teacher Script (Teacher) [ Student Page ] Title Introduction Learners Standards Process Resources Credits Teacher Page <ul><li>Here are step by step directions to a facilitator: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tell the student to pick from the list of important American Civil War Figures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Type in http://creativecommons.org and click on search. Make sure to choose the option next to the search to assure that you are searching for the correct creative commons copy write works </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be expecting question on what type of photos they might choose </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Allow student a class period for research and group discussion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Direct learners to work away from the computer after they have completed their work </li></ul></ul>Evaluation Teacher Script Conclusion Example shot of creative commons web site.
  • 16. Conclusion (Teacher) [ Student Page ] Title Introduction Learners Standards Process Resources Credits Teacher Page Evaluation Teacher Script Conclusion This lesson not only shows you what the students are learning from your lessons, but it also incorporates the fundamental idea of team work into your curriculum. After completing this assignment your students should not only have a knowledge about key figures in the American Civil War, but also teaches them how to find credible information on the web using creative commons. This will be an important tool in the future of their research.
  • 17. Credits &amp; References (Teacher) [ Student Page ] Title Introduction Learners Standards Process Resources Credits Teacher Page Evaluation Teacher Script Conclusion Thanks to: :Creative Commons for such an awesome web site :content.lib.washington.edu for the photo Here are links to The WebQuest Page and The WebQuest Slideshare Group http:// webquest.org/index.php http:// www.slideshare.net/group/webquest These are here so that others can acquire the latest version of this template and training materials.

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