This webquest will take 4-6 weeks depending on how much access you have to computers and the internet.
R2:10 Demonstrate initial understanding of elements of literary texts by
Identifying or describing character(s), setting, problem, solution, or major events, as appropriate to text
Retelling the key elements of a story
Sequencing key events in order
R2:12 Demonstrate initial understanding of informational texts by
Obtaining information from text features
Using explicitly stated information to answer questions
Locating and recording information to show understanding when given an organizational format
R2:13 Analyze and interpret elements of literary texts, citing evidence where appropriate by
Making logical predictions
Identifying relevant physical characteristics or personality traits of main characters
Making basic inferences about problem or solution
Identifying possible motives of characters
Recognizing explicitly stated causes or effects
W2:2 In independent writing, students demonstrate command of appropriate English conventions by
Using capital letters for the beginning of sentences and names
Using correct end punctuation in simple sentences (e.g., period)
W2:4 Students demonstrate command of the structures of the English language by
Writing a variety of complete simple sentences
Recognizing complete sentences
W2:5 In response to literary or informational text, students show understanding of plot/ideas/concepts by
Setting context using author, title, and one reference to what text is about
Connecting what has been read (plot/ideas/concepts) to prior knowledge, which might include other texts
W2:7 In response to literary or informational text, students engage readers by
Organizing ideas by using a beginning, middle, and concluding statement/sentence, given a structure such as a template, frame or graphic organizer
Informational Writing: Reports:
W2:8 In reports, students organize information by
Using a given organizational structure (e.g., template, frame, graphic organizer)
W2:9 In reports, students effectively convey a perspective on a subject by
Restating a given focus/controlling idea on a topic (purpose)
W2:10 In reports, students demonstrate use of a range of elaboration strategies by
Including details/information relevant to topic and/or given focus
Including details for appropriate depth of information: naming, describing, explaining, comparing, or use of visual images
Expressive Writing: Narratives
W2:11 In written narratives, students organize and relate a story line plot/series of events by
Creating a clear understandable story line, with a beginning, middle, and end, when given a structure
W2: Students demonstrate use of narrative strategies by
ISTE-NETS-S 2. Communication and Collaboration
Students use digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively, including at a distance, to support individual learning and contribute to the learning of others.
ISTE-NETS-3. Research and Information Fluency
Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information.
ISTE-NETS-S 4. Students use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research, manage projects, solve problems, and make informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources.
ISTE-NETS-5. Digital Citizenship
Students understand human, cultural, and societal issues related to technology and practice legal and ethical behavior.
ISTE-NETS-6. Technology Operations and Concepts
Students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations
This webquest was part of my masters program at Grand Canyon University. I'd love to hear what you think about it.
I also recommend that you have Aesop's Fables in book form in the event that something happens to your internet or computers. This will enable your students to continue with the reading part of the webquest.