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A WebQuest for 9th-12th Grade Internet Technology Students

Designed by

Eileen Narozny

You are a student working on a research paper about the Revolutionary War. According to your history teacher, you are only allowed to use two Internet resources. Using the Internet you will visit six Web sites about the Revolutionary War and evaluate them based on the Web site evaluation criteria we discussed in class. 

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You are to evaluate the six Web sites listed below and complete a Web site evaluation form for each one.  You will then organize and analyze the data on the form provided in order to justify why you chose the two sites for your research paper.

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1.  First you must download and print 6 copies of the evaluation form and 1 copy of the data compilation form by clicking on the links below

    Web site Evaluation Form

   Web site Evaluation Data Compilation Form

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2.  Next, you will evaluate the following Web sites filling out an evaluation form for each.

American Revolution

The Revolutionary War Timeline

Intelligence in the War of Independence

New York Freedom Trail

Liberty:  The American Revolution

Revolutionary War

3.  Once, you have evaluated all six Web sites you must compile and organize the data so that you can analyze it before making your final decision.

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4.  Finally, complete and submit the online form provided below:

Final answer:  Identify the two sites you have chosen to use for your research paper.  List and explain the reasons why.

Name


Class Period


E-mail address


Final Answer



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Beginning
10
Developing
15
Accomplished
20
Exemplary
25
Score
Evaluation
Process
Applies few of the elements of Web site evaluation Applies some of the elements of Web site evaluation Applies most of the elements of Web site evaluation Applies all of the elements of Web site evaluation  
Organization
of data
Organized a few elements of  evaluation data Organized some of the elements of  evaluation data Organized most of the elements of  evaluation data Organized all of the elements of  evaluation data  
Application of prior
knowledge
Applied a few elements of prior knowledge Applied some elements of prior knowledge Applied most elements of prior knowledge Applied all  elements of prior knowledge  
Analysis Analyzed a few of the elements of the Web site evaluation Analyzed some of the elements of the Web site evaluation Analyzed most of the elements of the Web site evaluation Analyzed all  of the elements of the Web site evaluation  
Response to
final question
Responded to a few elements of the final question Responded to some elements of the final question Responded to most elements of the final question Responded to all elements of the final question  


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You have learned a lot about evaluating and analyzing Web sites. As a follow up activity to this project, you will be required to evaluate a classmate's final Web site project and present your evaluation to the class in the form of a PowerPoint presentation.


The WebQuest Page by Bernie Dodge
Icon Bazaar -  miscellaneous clipart
Adobe - Acrobat Reader
Brandywine Battlefield - miscellaneous images

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