Seasonal Events Web Quest
In this seasonal round worksheet, students access the 10 webpages listed and read about holidays and important dates and record how seasonal changes and regional differences affect our work, recreation, foodways, beliefs, customs, and worldviews.
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Transcontinental Railroad Web Quest
Students examine aspects of the Transcontinental Railroad. In this Westward Expansion lesson, students conduct a web-quest in order to gather information about the Transcontinental Railroad. Students will use their information to analyze...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Holidays Seasoned With Meaning
Young scholars consider how the world events of the past year have impacted their perceptions of this holiday season. Each student then explores one general theme related to his or her feelings about the season by creating a news-based...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Folklife Around the Year and Around the State
Research how seasonal changes in Louisiana affect learners' lives and the folklife of their communities and the state. They investigate differences in the seasonal round in the regions of Louisiana, including celebrations, festivals,...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
The Declaration of Independence
Young scholars examine the Declaration of Independence. In this U.S. History lesson, students read about the Declaration of Independence and then discuss key sections of the document. Young scholars complete a web quest focused on...
5th - 6th Social Studies & History