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Flat Stanley Tours America A WebQuest for 2 nd grade language arts Designed by Cathy Walker Introduction |Task | Process | Resources | Evaluation | Conclusion.

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1 Flat Stanley Tours America A WebQuest for 2 nd grade language arts Designed by Cathy Walker Introduction |Task | Process | Resources | Evaluation | Conclusion | Credits | Learning Objectives | Curriculum Standards Introduction |Task | Process | Resources | Evaluation | Conclusion | Credits | Learning Objectives | Curriculum Standards Introduction |Task | Process | Resources | Evaluation | Conclusion | Credits | Learning Objectives | Curriculum Standards

2 Introduction As you know, Flat Stanley is a very special boy – when that bulletin board fell on him and squashed him flat, he became just the right size to travel through the mail. Sit back and think for a minute about some of your favorite adventures that you read about when we read Flat Stanley. Do you like to travel? Is there somewhere youve always wanted to go, but havent? Well, heres your chance to travel with a friend and Stanley, so go pack your bags, and lets get started! Task | Process | Resources | Evaluation | Conclusion | Credits | Learning Objectives | Curriculum Standards Task | Process | Resources | Evaluation | Conclusion | Credits | Learning Objectives | Curriculum StandardsTask | Process | Resources | Evaluation | Conclusion | Credits | Learning Objectives | Curriculum StandardsTask | Process | Resources | Evaluation | Conclusion | Credits | Learning Objectives | Curriculum Standards

3 The Task You and a classmate (your travel partner) are going to go with Stanley as he travels to 5 exciting cities in the United States – a different city every day for 5 days! Along the way, youll explore each city and find out who lives there, what they do, what they like to eat, and some of their favorite places to go. Youll be able to keep a scrapbook to remember your adventures, track Stanleys travels on a map, and then youll get to send Flat Stanley to one of your very special friends or relatives for a visit. I cant wait to see where youll go! Introduction | Process | Resources | Evaluation | Conclusion | Credits | Learning Objectives | Curriculum Standards Introduction | Process | Resources | Evaluation | Conclusion | Credits | Learning Objectives | Curriculum StandardsIntroduction |Process | Resources | Evaluation | Conclusion | Credits | Learning Objectives | Curriculum StandardsIntroduction |Process | Resources | Evaluation | Conclusion | Credits | Learning Objectives | Curriculum Standards

4 The Process To complete your tour with Stanley, you need to do the following steps – and be sure to pay close attention to the directions! First, I will assign travel partners – together, you will explore the WebQuest and complete the scrapbook. Then, youll explore the WebQuest and tour the cities. As you go, youll complete your scrapbook.scrapbook Then, youll decorate your scrapbook – be creative! Next, youll print out and complete this map.map Now youll be ready to write a friendly letter to a friend or relative about Stanley. Youll include Flat Stanley and directions for his visit. Use Word to write your letter in your own words. Dont forget the envelope!friendly letter Flat Stanley directionsWord envelope When he returns, well track his travels on our classroom map. Introduction |Task | Resources | Evaluation | Conclusion | Credits | Learning Objectives | Curriculum Standards Introduction |Task | Resources | Evaluation | Conclusion | Credits | Learning Objectives | Curriculum Standards Introduction |Task | Resources | Evaluation | Conclusion | Credits | Learning Objectives | Curriculum Standards Introduction |Task | Resources | Evaluation | Conclusion | Credits | Learning Objectives | Curriculum Standards

5 Resources – Day 1 Hmmm, I wonder where Stanleys going first – click here to find out! here What a huge city – and so many things to explore. Like this!this Youve got to be getting hungry! This is a famous restaurant here. Check out the menus link and see if you can find the kids menu.This Off for a sightseeing tour – a statue, a millionaire, a park, a famous building, and a stop for shopping. Take your time and explore – theres lots to see. And be sure to complete todays scrapbook page!statuemillionaire parkbuildingshoppingscrapbook page Introduction |Task | Process | Evaluation | Conclusion | Credits | Learning Objectives | Curriculum Standards Introduction |Task | Process | Evaluation | Conclusion | Credits | Learning Objectives | Curriculum Standards

6 Resources – Day 2 Where is Stanley off to today? Click here to find out. Oh, be sure to click on programs on the right!here Want to see something swimmingly wonderful? Click here for a great attraction in this city – and be sure to check out the teachers and kids button.here The Olympic games were held here – this is the park where all of the athletes gathered.this Everybody loves to go to the... oops, I almost told you! Click here to see what Stanleys up to – and get a cub update. Dont forget todays scrapbook page!herescrapbook page Introduction |Task | Process | Evaluation | Conclusion | Credits | Learning Objectives | Curriculum Standards Introduction |Task | Process | Evaluation | Conclusion | Credits | Learning Objectives | Curriculum Standards

7 Resources – Day 3 Giddyup! Now, where is Stanley off to today? Click here to find out. Click here to find out more about this citys history, weather, and some fun facts. here Hungry? Click here and see what folks here love.here Get out your hats and boots – Stanleys off to try to wrangle up some fun here. Have fun exploring!here Calling all football fans! This is one of the most famous teams in history – and they are from this city.This Yawn – what a day! Time to hit the hay at this famous hotel, after todays scrapbook page.hotelscrapbook page Introduction |Task | Process | Evaluation | Conclusion | Credits | Learning Objectives | Curriculum Standards Introduction |Task | Process | Evaluation | Conclusion | Credits | Learning Objectives | Curriculum Standards

8 Resources – Day 4 Hold on to your hats gang, its windy here. Well, forget your hats – better hold on to Stanley!here Youre in for a fun-filled day here. Make sure you scroll down and meet Sue – shes interactive.here Explore the tallest building in North America.building Bet youve worked up an appetite, huh? Click here to learn about the best thing to eat here for lunch. Click here to learn about how nutritious it is.here End your day here – its tons of fun! Dont forget your scrapbook!herescrapbook Introduction |Task | Process | Evaluation | Conclusion | Credits | Learning Objectives | Curriculum Standards Introduction |Task | Process | Evaluation | Conclusion | Credits | Learning Objectives | Curriculum Standards

9 Resources – Day 5 Here we are, the last day of your journey with Flat Stanley. Hes a long way from where he started – click here to see where he is today.here This is one of the most famous bridges in the world – check it out!This Theres a lot to see, do – and eat – at this major attraction. Be sure to click the history button.this When you need to get around town, this is definitely the way to go!this Dessert anyone? A sweet finish to your trip – now go finish your scrapbook!Dessertscrapbook Introduction |Task | Process | Evaluation | Conclusion | Credits | Learning Objectives | Curriculum Standards Introduction |Task | Process | Evaluation | Conclusion | Credits | Learning Objectives | Curriculum Standards

10 Evaluation Level of work/ Points None/Beginner 0-3 Developing 4-7 Excellent 8-10 Score Scrapbook Untidy, little color, incomplete, no front/back cover, misspellings Fairly neat, some color missing, front/back cover included, few misspellings Neat, completely colored, very creative, front/back cover decorated, no misspellings 0-10 Map Incomplete, inaccurate mileage, sloppy Mostly complete, few errors, some color, legible handwriting Complete, accurate mileage, accurately labeled, neat 0-10 Flat Stanley No color, not cut out cleanly, did not follow instructions Some color, fairly well cut out Completely colored in, very neat 0-10 Letter Incomplete, did not follow directions, missing components, sloppy Components intact with few mistakes, legible handwriting, few misspellings All components included, excellent handwriting, no misspellings 0-10 Introduction |Task | Process | Resources | Conclusion | Credits | Learning Objectives | Curriculum Standards Introduction |Task | Process | Resources | Conclusion | Credits | Learning Objectives | Curriculum Standards

11 Conclusion Congratulations! Youve just completed a whirlwind tour across the United States with Flat Stanley, and designed a scrapbook, finished a map, wrote a letter, and said, Goodbye, to Flat Stanley. Whew! Did you have fun? Would you like to know more about traveling? Check out this site or this one, or use Google to search U. S. travel on your own.this site this oneGoogle Learn more about the Flat Stanley Project here.here Or, go to the library, grab a good book, put your feet up, and see what adventures await you inside. Youre only limited by your imagination!library Introduction |Task | Process | Resources | Evaluation | Credits | Learning Objectives | Curriculum Standards Introduction |Task | Process | Resources | Evaluation | Credits | Learning Objectives | Curriculum Standards

12 Credits Web Resources: Visit NYC www.nycvisit.com/home/index.cfmwww.nycvisit.com/home/index.cfm Kids Night on Broadway www.kidsnightonbroadway.comwww.kidsnightonbroadway.com Tavern on the Green www.tavernonthegreen.comwww.tavernonthegreen.com Statue of Liberty www.statueofliberty.org/default_sol.htmwww.statueofliberty.org/default_sol.htm Trump Tower www.trumpworldtower.comwww.trumpworldtower.com Central Park www.centralpark.comwww.centralpark.com Empire State Building www.empirestatebuilding.comwww.empirestatebuilding.com FAO Schwartz www.fao.comwww.fao.com Atlanta www.atlantaga.govwww.atlantaga.gov Georgia Aquarium www.georgiaaquarium.orgwww.georgiaaquarium.org Centennial Park www.centennialpark.comwww.centennialpark.com Zoo Atlanta www.zooatlanta.com/home.htmwww.zooatlanta.com/home.htm Dallas CVB www.dallascvb.comwww.dallascvb.com Sonny Bryans BBQ www.sonnybryans.comwww.sonnybryans.com Fort Worth Stockyards www.fortworthstockyards.comwww.fortworthstockyards.com Dallas Regency Hyatt http://dallasregency.hyatt.com/hyatt/hotels/index.jsp?src=google_hotelbra nd&&s_kwcid=hyatt%20regency%20dallas|722503538 http://dallasregency.hyatt.com/hyatt/hotels/index.jsp?src=google_hotelbra nd&&s_kwcid=hyatt%20regency%20dallas|722503538 Introduction |Task | Process | Resources | Evaluation | Conclusion | Learning Objectives | Curriculum Standards Introduction |Task | Process | Resources | Evaluation | Conclusion | Learning Objectives | Curriculum Standards Introduction |Task | Process | Resources | Evaluation | Conclusion | Learning Objectives | Curriculum Standards Introduction |Task | Process | Resources | Evaluation | Conclusion | Learning Objectives | Curriculum Standards

13 Credits Web Resources: Choose Chicago www.choosechicago.comwww.choosechicago.com The Field Museum www.fieldmuseum.org/www.fieldmuseum.org/ Sears Tower www.sears-tower.com/home.axiswww.sears-tower.com/home.axis Wikipedia www.wikipedia.orgwww.wikipedia.org Unos Pizza www.unos.com/kiosk/nutritionUnos.htmlwww.unos.com/kiosk/nutritionUnos.html Navy Pier www.navypier.com/home.htmlwww.navypier.com/home.html Only in San Francisco www.onlyinsanfrancisco.comwww.onlyinsanfrancisco.com PBS www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/goldengatewww.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/goldengate Fishermans Wharf www.fishermanswharf.org/index.htmlwww.fishermanswharf.org/index.html SF Cable Car www.sfcablecar.comwww.sfcablecar.com Ghirardelli www.ghirardelli.com/shops/ghirardellisq.aspxwww.ghirardelli.com/shops/ghirardellisq.aspx Yahoo Maps http://maps.yahoo.com/index.php#mvt=m&trf=0&Ion=- 96.28418&lat=39.2662859&mag=14http://maps.yahoo.com/index.php#mvt=m&trf=0&Ion=- 96.28418&lat=39.2662859&mag=14 Mapquest www.mapquest.comwww.mapquest.com U. S. Parks www.us-parks.comwww.us-parks.com USA Tourist www.usatourist.com/english/adventure/index.htmlwww.usatourist.com/english/adventure/index.html Introduction |Task | Process | Resources | Evaluation | Conclusion | Learning Objectives | Curriculum Standards Introduction |Task | Process | Resources | Evaluation | Conclusion | Learning Objectives | Curriculum Standards Introduction |Task | Process | Resources | Evaluation | Conclusion | Learning Objectives | Curriculum Standards Introduction |Task | Process | Resources | Evaluation | Conclusion | Learning Objectives | Curriculum Standards

14 Credits Web Resources Google www.google.comwww.google.com NCES www.nces.ed.gov/nceskids/tools/library/index.aspwww.nces.ed.gov/nceskids/tools/library/index.asp Blank map from 50 States www.50states.com/tools/usamap.htmwww.50states.com/tools/usamap.htm Friendly letter demonstration from Study Zone www.studyzone.orgwww.studyzone.org Blank Flat Stanley template from The Flat Stanley Project www.flatstanley.comwww.flatstanley.com Book graphic from Ed Helper http://www.edhelper.com/books/Flat_Stanley.htm?gclid=CILNjO3GvYsCFQI2ZQoduXIY2Q http://www.edhelper.com/books/Flat_Stanley.htm?gclid=CILNjO3GvYsCFQI2ZQoduXIY2Q WebQuest http://webquest.sdsu.edu/http://webquest.sdsu.edu/ Tennessee Curriculum Standards www.state.tn.us/education/ci/standards/www.state.tn.us/education/ci/standards/ Other Resources WebQuest template – Dr. G. Rakes, University of Tennessee at Martin Finally, a big thank you to Dale Hubert and the Flat Stanley Project, www.flatstanley.com, for permission to use Flat Stanleys images and copyrighted material.www.flatstanley.com Introduction |Task | Process | Resources | Evaluation | Conclusion | Learning Objectives | Curriculum Standards Introduction |Task | Process | Resources | Evaluation | Conclusion | Learning Objectives | Curriculum StandardsIntroduction |Task | Process | Resources | Evaluation | Conclusion | Learning Objectives | Curriculum StandardsIntroduction |Task | Process | Resources | Evaluation | Conclusion | Learning Objectives | Curriculum Standards

15 Objectives Using the WebQuest Websites and provided scrapbook template, the second grade student will compile at least ten separate pieces of information on the geography or demographics of five major cities in the U.S. Using the WebQuest Websites and a calculator, the second grade student will calculate the distance that Flat Stanley traveled between cities. Using a template, the second grade student will compose a friendly letter, correctly using salutation, body of at least three paragraphs, signature, and correct spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Upon completion, the second grade student will note the location of the five cities on a blank U. S. map. The students will produce a completed scrapbook that reflects creativity, originality of thought, and displays individual expression within the scrapbook template. Introduction |Task | Process | Resources | Evaluation | Conclusion | Credits | Curriculum Standards Introduction |Task | Process | Resources | Evaluation | Conclusion | Credits | Curriculum StandardsIntroduction |Task | Process | Resources | Evaluation | Conclusion | Credits | Curriculum StandardsIntroduction |Task | Process | Resources | Evaluation | Conclusion | Credits | Curriculum Standards

16 Curriculum Standards Social Studies: GeographySocial Studies Standard 3.0: Geography enables the students to see, understand and appreciate the web of relationships between people, places, and environments. Students will use the knowledge, skills, and understanding of concepts within the six essential elements of geography: world in spatial terms, places and regions, physical systems, human systems, environment and society, and the uses of geography. Learning Expectations: 3.01 Understand how to use maps, globes, and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process and report information from a spatial perspective. 3.02 Recognize the interaction between human and physical systems around the world. 3.03 Demonstrate how to identify and locate major physical and political features on globes and maps. Performance Indicator: 3.3.spi.6. utilize skills to locate a place using cardinal directions and symbols given an appropriate map with a key. Math Standard 1.0: The student will develop number and operation sense needed to represent numbers and number relationships verbally, symbolically, and graphically and to compute fluently and make reasonable estimates in problem solving. Learning Expectations: 1.1 Understand numbers, ways of representing numbers, relationships among numbers, and number systems. 1.2 Understand meanings of operations and how they relate to one another. 1.3 Solve problems, compute fluently, and make reasonable estimates. Introduction |Task | Process | Resources | Evaluation | Conclusion | Credits | Learning Objectives Introduction |Task | Process | Resources | Evaluation | Conclusion | Credits | Learning ObjectivesIntroduction |Task | Process | Resources | Evaluation | Conclusion | Credits | Learning ObjectivesIntroduction |Task | Process | Resources | Evaluation | Conclusion | Credits | Learning Objectives

17 Curriculum Standards Performance Indicators: 3.1.spi.10. solve real-world problems using addition or subtraction of whole numbers Language Arts: Language Arts: Writing Standard 2.0: The student will develop the structural and creative skills of the writing process necessary to produce written language that can be read, presented to, and interpreted by various audiences. Learning Expectations: 2.2.11 Write in a variety of modes and genres Introduction |Task | Process | Resources | Evaluation | Conclusion | Credits | Learning Objectives Introduction |Task | Process | Resources | Evaluation | Conclusion | Credits | Learning ObjectivesIntroduction |Task | Process | Resources | Evaluation | Conclusion | Credits | Learning ObjectivesIntroduction |Task | Process | Resources | Evaluation | Conclusion | Credits | Learning Objectives


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