Introduction:Have you ever wondered where the Statue of Liberty came from? Why the U.S. flag is red, white, and blue? How the Liberty Bell got a crack in it? Or who wrote the Star Spangled Banner? In this webquest you will travel around the country and learn about some of the most important symbols in the history of the United States of America.
this webquest you will travel to different sites to learn about some of
the most famous American symbols. You will travel through America
and discover many interesting facts about these symbols. As you travel,
you will choose at least four of the symbols and take notes over them on
the Information Sheet
provided by your teacher. At the end of your trip through America,
you will create a "Traveling America Brochure."
Your brochure will include important information to other people that may
come to visit the United States.
1. You will work individually on this project.
2. Your teacher will provide you with the Information Sheet for note
taking while traveling across America.
3. You will click on the links listed below to visit the sites of many
famous American symbols.
4. Take notes on four of the symbols that you would like to include
in your "Traveling America Brochure."
5. Now that you have traveled across America and chosen four
symbols to include in your brochure, you will create the brochure.
The brochure should give important information to foreign visitors
about the symbols of our great country.
a. Fold your piece of paper into thirds.
b. On the front flap title your brochure TRAVELING
AMERICA by _________________.
c. Then, use the other four sections of your for
the four symbols that you have chosen. Include
an illustration and the facts that you have gathered
about this symbol (location, meaning, history, etc.).
d. Illustrate and decorate all pages of the brochure in
red, white, and blue.
|The Statue of Liberty|
Evaluation: Click Here Scoring Guide to see how you will be graded!
Conclusion:Now that you have toured the United States of America, you can share your "Traveling America Brochure" with others in your class and the Veterans that are coming to visit our school on Veteran's Day.