Can you help us find the missing American Symbols? Introduction Task Resources Process Evaluation Conclusion Standards Citations Teacher Notes A WebQuest for Kindergarten (Social Studies) Designed by – Jennifer Casebolt [email protected]
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A WebQuest for Kindergarten
Designed by – Jennifer Casebolt
EDTL 680 – Information Literacy for Teaching and Learning – Summer 2008
Based on a template from The WebQuest Page
The symbols of the United States are very important to our country. This morning when the President woke up he realized that the American flag Statue of Liberty and the bald eagle were all missing. Lets help the President find the American symbols.
Click on the picture below for your role.
You will be finding pictures of the symbols on the internet.
You will be coloring the symbols.
1. Click here to color a picture of the American Flag.
2. Click here to color a picture of the bald eagle.
3. Click here to color a picture of the Statue of Liberty.
You will be finding information about the symbols.
Congratulations!! We have returned the
American flag, bald eagle, and the
Statue of Liberty to their proper place.
I received the following letter from the President.
Dear Boys and Girls,
Thank you for finding the American symbols. The American flag, bald eagle and Statue of Liberty are important to our country because they stand for freedom.
The President of the United States
Ohio Academic Content Standards
Standard:Government – Roles of Government
Benchmark B: Recognize and explain the importance of symbols and landmarks of the United States.
Grade Level Indicator: Recognize symbols of the United States that represent its democracy and values including:
a. The national flag
b. The Pledge of Allegiance
Guidelines for Effective School Library Media Programs in Ohio
Standard: Information Literacy- Effective school library media programs provide information literacy skills instruction.
Benchmark E: Understand what information is and use a process to find information.
Grade Level Indicator: Find the information with the assistance of the teacher or librarian (e.g., using books or observations).
Standard: Technology Literacy- Effective school library media programs provide technology literacy skills instruction in the use of library-based technologies.
Benchmark A: Understand that school library materials may be provided in electronic formats that are organized in a system and that access to the system may be provided electronically.
Grade Level Indicator: Use library computers, software and multimedia materials with assistance.
Ohio Academic Content Standards for Technology
Standard:Technology for Productivity Applications- Students learn the operations of
technology through the usage of technology and productivity tools.
Benchmark A: Understand basic computer and multimedia technology concepts and
Grade Level Indicator: Use computer and multimedia technology with teacher assistance (e.g., computer, VCR, listening station).
Border, L (2005). America is. New York, New York: Alladin.
Enchanted Learning (2008) Retrived July 28, 2008, fromhttp://www.enchantedlearning.com/paint/subjects/birds/printouts/Eaglecoloring.shtml
Enchanted Learning (2008) Retrived July 28, 2008, from http://www.enchantedlearning.com/history/us/monuments/sol/printout.shtml
Picsearch (2008) Retrived July 28, 2008 from www.picsearch.com
U.S Government Printing Office (2007) Retrieved July 28, 2008, fromhttp://bensguide.gpo.gov/k-2/games/interactive.html
Weekly Reader (2004) Retrived July 28, 2008 from http://web.ebscohost.com/sas/pdf?vid=6&hid=9&sid=7ecc8063-ccf1-4695-b7ec-aed8dae307e0%40sessionmgr7
Use a parent volunteer or teacher’s aide to assist with this activity.
Using a color printer will allow students to see a color photo of each symbol.Teacher Notes