A Web Quest for 3rd Grade (Social Studies, Computer/Technology Skills, Information Skills)
Blackwelder, Magee Morrison, Laura Golding, Andrea Hedrick
of every country celebrate the New Year in their own way. The New
Year is an exciting time because it is full of change and possibility.
Imagine that you and your family have just moved to a new country.
It is almost New Years and you want to celebrate with your new friends
in their traditional way. In groups, you will research a country
and present your findings to the class in a unique and creative way.
Are you ready to discover your new traditions and pass them on to others
from different backgrounds?
Each group will choose a country from the list of links provided. The country you chose is your family's new home. Your job is to:
In order to celebrate the New Year in the traditional way of your new home, you must research your country and complete the following steps:
Your performance on these activities will be evaluated (graded) based on several different things. The different criteria are outlined in the chart, which you can get to by clicking on the link below. You will be given a group grade for this assignment.
Click on the link below to view the evaluation chart:
You have completed the three steps to this activity. By now your
group should have:
Credits & References
123 Greetings. Online. Available <http://www.123greetings.com>. 25 Oct. 2001.
Arg! Cartoon Animation. Online.Available <http://toons.artie.com/20010301/arg-dancing-new-year-sm-url.html>. 31 Oct. 2001.
Britannicaonline. Online. Available <http://www.britannica.com>. 20 Oct. 2001.
Fg-a.com. Online. Available <http://www.fg-a.com/flags.htm>. 22 Oct 2001.
"New Years". Gograph.com. Online. Available <http://www.gograph.com/fusion/EN/result01.cfm?>. 31 Oct. 2001.
Music by Moi. Online.Available <http://users.sedona.net/~imboo/mymusic.html>.
29 Oct. 2001.