WebQuest

Jimmy Carter: President and Peanut Farmer

Process

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Task 1- Graphic Organizer

- Print Graphic Organizer (See attachment 1)

- Use timeline to select important events in Jimmy Carter's life before his presidency to add to your graphic organizer. You may add

http://ourgeorgiahistory.com/ogh/Jimmy_Carter

Task 2 - You for President

- Read about Jimmy Carter's life before he became the 39th president

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/carter/peopleevents/p_jcarter.html

- Imagine you want to run for president like Jimmy Carter. Create a letter-sized poster to promote your ideas and why you think America should vote for you.

Task 3-

- Watch the video showing Jimmy Carter harvest peanuts:

http://video.google.com/videosearch?hl=en&q=how%20harvest%20peanuts&um=1&ie=UTF-8&sa=N&tab=wv#q=jimmy%20carter%20peanuts&hl=en&emb=0

- Watch the video about harvesting peanuts in Georgia:

http://www.brightcove.tv/title.jsp?title=6169417&channel=2150793

- Draw a peanut

- Write facts you remember about how a peanut is harvested

- List goods made from peanuts after visiting this site:

http://www.nps.gov/archive/gwca/expanded/peanut.htm

-Write a paragraph about how Jimmy Carter's life as a peanut farmer is similar to his boyhood

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