The American Civil War
A WebQuest for 6th Grade History
Introduction | Task | Process | Evaluation | Conclusion | Credits
Somehow, you and your classmates have been put through a time warp, and have landed smack dab in the middle of the Civil War. It is a time of bloodshed, anger, sadness, slavery, war, and death. You and your classmates are now a team of reporters experiencing the Civil War firsthand! In groups of four, you will put together a newspaper depicting what is going on around you.
In groups of four, you will be assigned the task of researching, writing, and editing a special edition newspaper different events of the Civil War. Your edition will include:
Oversees the division of tasks equally among group members. Makes sure that everything is running smoothly within the group.
Must keep everyone on task and motivated.
Is in charge of putting the newspaper together so that it is appealing to the eye.
Will report to the group the progress of each team member, as well as the group findings to the class.
Here is a list of possible resources you can use. You may also use other resources.
Your project will be evaluated on the following criteria:
After researching and creating your own newspaper, a class discussion will be held, allowing students to express his/her viewpoints on the Civil War. We will then test our Civil War knowledge using this site on the Internet.
Credits & References
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Based on a template from The WebQuest Page.