Christmas Vacation!

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This web quest will be very engaging to students.  They will be able to apply what they have learned and teach it to their peers.  Students are always interested about how other people celebrate their holiday season, why not through a web quest. 


Students will be able to research how other countries celebrate their holiday season and apply those traditions to their own personal ones.  Students will also be able to present their information through a dramatic play, a written report, or a Power Point presentation. 


Social Studies Standard

Students will use a variety of intellectual skills to demonstrate their understanding of the geography of the interdependent world in which we live—local, national, and global—including the distribution of people, places, and environments over the Earth’s surface.


NETS Standards

II.  Planning and Designing learning environments and experiences

Teachers plan and design effective learning environments and experiences

supported by technology. 

A.  Design developmentally appropriate learning opportunities that apply technology enhanced instructural strategies toward diverse learners.


III.  Teaching, Learning, and the Curriculum

Teachers implement curriculum plans that include methods and strategies for applying technology to maximize student learning.

C.  Apply technology to develop students' higher order skills and creativity. 




This web quest was designed for students in second grade through fifth grade.  This activity can be altered to meet the needs of the students.  






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