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1 Cultures of American Heritage A Web Quest By: Wendy Beegle

2 Introduction Welcome Agent 008. We are going to explore the different cultures that have helped shape America’s National Heritage. Welcome Agent 008. We are going to explore the different cultures that have helped shape America’s National Heritage.

3 Task Your job is to visit different places in the world and find the things they do, that you do here in the United States. Your job is to visit different places in the world and find the things they do, that you do here in the United States.

4 Process The first thing you must do is find a partner to work with. Every good agent needs back up! The first thing you must do is find a partner to work with. Every good agent needs back up! Then you will go to the different links on the page and find what you can. You will do this by clicking on the name of the culture. Then you will go to the different links on the page and find what you can. You will do this by clicking on the name of the culture. Things you will be looking for are foods, games and Holidays they have. Things you will be looking for are foods, games and Holidays they have. Write down on your sheet the name of the country and the information you have found. Write down on your sheet the name of the country and the information you have found. When you have finished share with the other members of the class what you have learned. When you have finished share with the other members of the class what you have learned.

5 Remember, this message will disappear when the task is finished.

6 Cultures To Explore Native American Native American Native American Native American Irish Irish Irish French French French English English English Spanish Spanish Spanish German German German

7 Evaluation You will be evaluated on: How much effort you put into the project. Did you write down more than one thing for each section you were exploring? When you tell the others about what you learned did you remember to tell what country and topic you were talking about? Did both you and your partner take a part in the activity and not one person doing all the work?

8 Rubric 5 Points Shared the work load with a partner. Visited all of the links to look for information. Wrote 2-3 facts for each section. Presented 3 facts about each culture. 2.5 Points Shared to work load with a partner Visited 4 out of the 6 links for information. Wrote 1-2 facts for each section. Presented 2 facts about each culture. 1 Point Did not share the work load with their partner. Visited 3 or less of the links for information. Did not write any facts for each section. Presented 1 fact about each culture.

9 Ohio Content Standard Grade 2 People in Societies: People in Societies: Indicator: Explain how contributions of different cultures within the United States have influenced our common national heritage. Indicator: Explain how contributions of different cultures within the United States have influenced our common national heritage. ISTE Standard: VI: Identify and use technology that affirm diversity. ISTE Standard: VI: Identify and use technology that affirm diversity.

10 Conclusion You have now completed your task! I hope you have enjoyed your explorations. You have now completed your task! I hope you have enjoyed your explorations.

11 Resources Embassy of France just for kids Embassy of France just for kids Guide to British life, Culture and customs Guide to British life, Culture and customs Germany for kids Germany for kids Irish culture and customs Irish culture and customs Native American culture Native American culture Spain-Escuela International Spain-Escuela International


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