Welcome! How do you keep from giving up when bad things happen?
Mrs. Carolyn Willhite, year 11 Communication Arts teacher and 2nd year eMINTS.
This WebQuest is intended for grade 7
This WebQuest was designed for students to research the Holocaust and World War II while they read "Number the Stars" by Lois Lowry. It is meant for students to make connections between the characters and real life events that occured during this time period, and to experience the sacrifice and endurance it took to live during World War II.
1.a. Apply existing knowledge to generate new ideas, products, or processes.
1.b. Create original works as a means of personal or group expression.
3.b. Locate, organize, analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and ethically use information from a variety of sources and media.
3.c. Evaluate and select information sources and digital tools based on the appropriateness to specific tasks.
4.b. Plan and manage activities to develop a solution or complete a project.
5.a. Advocate and practice safe, legal, and responsible use of information and technology.
5.b. Exhibit a positive attitude toward using technology that supports collaboration, learning, and productivity.
Class set of books "Number the Stars" by Lois Lowry
Computer with internet access
Video, audio, and presentation software
Grade Level Expectations and Common Core Standards:
1.H.e - Demonstrate comprehension skills through reflection.
1.I.a.c. - Compare and contrast, analyze connections and relationships between fiction and non-fiction texts. Identify how literature reflects a cultural and historic time frame.
RI.7.3. Analyze the interactions between individuals, events, and ideas in a text.
W.7.1.b. Support claims with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accruate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.
W.7.6 Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and link to and cite sources as well as to interact and collaborate with others, including linking to and citing sources.
W.7.8 Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using ssearch terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard fromat for citation.
W.7.9.a-b Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
SL.7.1.a-d Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher led) with diverse partners, topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.
SL.7.5 Include multimedia components and visual displays in presentations to clarify claims and findings and emphasize salient points.