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U.S. Landmarks By Jessica Melendez-Carillo and Anna Weaver-Guerra The following Web quest will allow students to explore the significance of U.S. landmarks.

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1 U.S. Landmarks By Jessica Melendez-Carillo and Anna Weaver-Guerra The following Web quest will allow students to explore the significance of U.S. landmarks and monuments. Introduction Our class will be getting a new student from Mexico City. He has never been to the United States and we need to help him become familiar with the United States and it’s landmarks. Introduction Task Process Evaluation Conclusion Credits Teacher Page

2 U.S. Landmarks Task You are going to help our new student learn about our country. Think about some things he should know about the U.S.A. In class we will be reading book about the U.S.A. In your group you will look up information on the internet about U.S. landmarks. Each person in your group will have a specific job. You will each research your landmark. Then share with your group what you have learned. Your group will share which 4 landmarks you agree are important. You will each make a poster using glogster.com displaying the symbols you have chosen. (See sample)glogster.com You can either draw your symbols out or use Microsoft office task launcher to find the brochure and type up facts and insert pictures. Introduction Task Process Evaluation Conclusion Credits Teacher Page

3 U.S. Landmarks Process Click on the picture that is your assigned landmark. Introduction Task Process Evaluation Conclusion Credits Teacher Page

4 U.S. Landmarks Evalutaion This is how your work will be evaluated. Introduction Task Process Evaluation Conclusion Credits Teacher Page

5 U.S. Landmarks Conclusion You have learned a lot about U.S. landmarks. Our new student will be so happy to receive your brochure. Maybe now he will share a little about his country, with you. Introduction Task Process Evaluation Conclusion Credits Teacher Page

6 U.S. Landmarks Credits Marigene Lorson's, The Land that I Love mepage/Webquests/symbolswebquest/index.html mepage/Webquests/symbolswebquest/index.html Emily Mortons, American Symbols Wendi Gouveia, Pride in the USA Introduction Task Process Evaluation Conclusion Credits Teacher Page

7 U.S. Landmarks Teacher Page Standards Second Grade Social Studies (b) Knowledge and skills. (1) History. The student understands the historical significance of landmarks and celebrations in the community, state, and nation. The student is expected to: (A) explain the significance of various community, state, and national celebrations such as Veterans Day,Memorial Day, Independence Day, and Thanksgiving; and (B) identify and explain the significance of various community, state, and national landmarks such as the county courthouse and state and national capitol buildings monuments and government buildings Introduction Task Process Evaluation Conclusion Credits Teacher Page


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