Web Quests

Christmas
http://www.misskayscomputer.com/assignments/christmas_scavenger_5-6.htm 

Memorial Day
http://info.ritenour.k12.mo.us/wyland/timmerman/memorial_day_hunt.html

Flag Day
http://publications.usa.gov/epublications/ourflag/titlepage.htm 

5th Grade Ecosystems Web Quests
http://zunal.com/webquest.php?w=167223 

Safe Online Surfing Internet Challenge
http://www.usa-sos.org/index.cfm?Page=7th_Grade

Thanksgiving Fact Hunt
http://www.scholastic.com/scholastic_thanksgiving/

Mrs. Ogden’s Math WebQuest
http://joyswikiwiki.pbwiki.com/WELCOME

MLA Research Paper Information from OWL University (Information on Research Papers and Citing Sources)
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/557/01/

6th Grade Industrial Revolution Quiz
http://www.funtrivia.com/quizzes/history/specialized_history/industrial_revolution.html

5th Grade 50 States Project Recommended Sources
http://bensguide.gpo.gov/3-5/state/index.html
http://www.infoplease.com/atlas/unitedstates.html (maps of each state)
http://home.cfl.rr.com/usainfo/
http://www.50states.com/
http://www.netstate.com/states/

5th Grade: Ancient Civilizations – Aztecs, Mayans, Inca

6th Grade: Crispin/Medieval Life Webquest
Many thanks to Mrs. Joan Weathers of North Davies Elementary School for allowing us to use her webquest.

6th Grade: Mesopotamia

7th Grade: Early European Explorers

8th Grade: Civil War Generals

6th, 7th and 8th grade PowerPoint presentations will be graded according to the following rubric:

Power Point Rubric

Area 4-Excellent 3-Good 2-Fair 1-Poor 0-Unacceptable
Assignment Instructions Followed Contains all slides and required graphics Contains all slides and required graphics Contains most of the slides and some required elements Contains some slides and few required elements No attempt made to complete the project
Slides Design and presentation are appealing (Slides contain sound, all appropriate graphics, transitions and backgrounds) Design and presentation are somewhat appealing (Slides contain many appropriate graphics, transitions and backgrounds) Design and presentation are not very appealing (Slides contain few appropriate graphics, transitions, and backgrounds) Design and presentation are not appealing (Slides contain no appropriate graphics, transitions, or backgrounds)
Mechanics No grammatical and/or spelling errors, text entirely in author’s own words Few grammatical and/or spelling errors, most of text in author’s own words Several grammatical and/or spelling errors, text not in author’s own words Many grammatical and/or spelling errors, text not in author’s own words
Content Contains detailed, organized, and clear information about all aspects of the topic researched Contains organized and clear information about some aspects of the topic researched with some detail Contains information about the topic researched with little detail, may not be clear and organized Contains very little information about the topic researched with no detail organization