A WebQuest for High School Students
An interdiciplinary look at September
11th, 2001 and the War on Terror
Kate Johnson email@example.com
Introduction | Task | Process
| Evaluation | Conclusion | Credits | Teacher
On September 11th, 2001, you were
about to enter the World Trade Center in NYC. Suddenly the unthinkable
happened. There was a loud explosion, and the last thing that you
remember is a cloud of smoke coming down the side of the building to engulf
The events of September 11th left
you in a coma, until today...
You wake to find that you are a
news reporter, and your boss is anxsious to get you back on the job.
The only problem is, you don't remember anything from the morning of Septermber
11th until today. You will have investigate the events of September
11th, as well as the aftermath in order to write your stunning report on
where America stands on it's War on Terrorism.
In order to write your
article you will have to explore three seperate areas concerning September
11th. These areas include History, Business, and Math. You
are required to complete several tasks under each subject and keep a reporter's
The culmination of
your work will be presented in a final article about the events of September
11th up to today. The information you use for your article will be
pulled from what you learned during your search for information and from
your reporter's journal. You will find detailed descriptions in the
fourth and final link under The Process.
To successfully complete
your assignment you will need the following:
* access to a
* access to the internet
* MS Works
* markers, pen,
* a calculator
This project will be completed
on an individual basis. You will use the internet as well as past
media artifacts to do the research to complete the tasks and compose your
Each subjects area has detailed
descriptions on what needs to be completed. Click on the pictures
to go to the task for each subject.
forget to keep your reporter's journal!!!!! You can include anything
you think would be important to your final article, not just answers to
THE FINAL ARTICLE
You will be graded on an individual
basis for each assignment. Your grade will be determined by the article
that you create. You will also turn in your reporter's journal for
a percentage of the grade.
the two tasks is missing and poor performance is shown on whatever task
Both tasks are
completed and some amount of committment towards the assignment was shown.
The timeline is complete. The article demonstrates
that they have a grasp of the events of the War on Terrorism.
is completed and shows effort and creativity. The article is comeplete,
shows that they have an understanding of the events of the War on Terrorism
and shows creativity and insight.
One graph is
completed without using all of the aspects found in the tutorial.
Two graphs are
completed, but they are not different and organization was not shown.
kinds of graphs are completed, all reporter's journal questions are answered,
and the work is organized. The student is missing detail, a key for
the graphs, or some other critical aspect.
kinds of graphs are completed and it is quite evidient that the student
used the tutorial to complete the graphs. A key is included for the
graph and the information is organized in a very neat and easy to follow
manner. All of the reporter's journal questions are answered and
their are also extra notes.
One of the two
assignments are not completed and the turned in assignment is poorly done.
Both tasks are
completed, but very little effort has been put into the assignment.
The paper is
fairly concise and the graphs are well done and pretty organized.
All tasks are
complete. The paper is very persuasive, the graphs are detailed and
colorful. Overall a great amount of effort has been shown.
is not completed and shows no insight.
is completed, but the detail is sparce and there is little organization
that is evident.
is completed and there is a clear understanding of the material which is
evident through the inclusion of the history, business, and math material.
is completed and a vast amount of creativity was shown. Bits from
every subject area are included.
Either all 10
questions were not answered or they showed no effort.
10 questions, but no understanding of the answer.
10 questions and showed great understanding of the answers.
10 questions, showed understanding of the answers, and inclueded more information
than just the answers to the questions provided.