WebQuest

Surviving The Great Depression

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This WebQuest has been created for middle school students, but could be adapted for 6th grade.

Accommodations:

Differential Learners - Adjust the report requirements, provide extra help on which resources would best suit their role.

Advanced Learners - Encourage students to produce more information, and be creative towards extra credit.

 

Missouri Show-Me Standards:

  • Communication Arts 1 - Speaking and writing standard English (including grammar, usage, punctuation,spelling,capitalization)
  • Communication Arts 3 - Reading and evaluating nonfiction works and material (such as biographies, newspapers, technical manuals).
  • Communication Arts 6 - Participating in formal and informal presentations and discussions of issues and ideas.
  • Social Studies 3 - Principles and processes of governance systems.
  • Social Studies 5 - The major elements of geographical study and analysis (such as location, place, movement, regions) and their relationships to change in society and environment.
  • Social Studies 6 - Relationships of the individual and groups to institutions and cultural traditions.

 

National Education Technology Standards for Students:

  • 1A - Students understand a sound understanding of the nature and operation of technology systems.
  • 2A - Students understand the ethical, cultural, and societal issues related to technology.
  • 3A - Students use technology tools to enhance learning, increase productivity, and promote creativity.
  • 5A - Students use technology to locate, evaluate, and collect information from a variety of sources.
  • 5C - Students evaluate and select new information resources and technological innovations based on the appropriateness for specific tasks.

 

Credits:

WebQuest inspired by "The Great Depression" by Tricia Long

Images provided by Google images, Dorthea Lange photography, and family photos.

 

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