WebQuests – Web-Based Lesson Plans Arranged by Dewey Decimal Classification
Choose a Dewey Division
- Teaching Aids & Devices Webquest Sites
CyberSmart! Curriculum A free k-8 curriculum empowering students to use the Internet safely, responsibly, and effectively. Contents: Curriculum Overview, Lesson Plans and Activity Sheets, Using the Curriculum, and Technology Standards Alignment.
025.4 Dewey Decimal Classification, Classification – Books, Library of Congress Classification
Dewey Decimal System WebQuest. Includes WebQuest Answers.
Dewey Decimal System: An Introduction: A WebQuest for Category Specialists. Designed by Heather White.
Buddy Project: Teacher Resources. Lesson Plans. Site aims to help you integrate technology into the classroom with a 3-D model: Develop, Design, and Deliver.
Philosophical Day-Trippers. A WebQuest for Grades 10-12 (Introduction to Philosophy Class) from the classroom of Mr. Colletti.
Personality Theories: A Web Quest for Advanced Placement Psychology by Christine Zafonte.
Understanding Experimentation in Psychology: A Web Quest for Psychology 101 designed by Bernard Schuster.
Explorations from iwebquest.com. A Webquest to Inspire Good People Through the Exploration of Ancient Greek Mythology.
Mr. Marassa’s Greek Mythology Webquest for 7th Grade Reading.
Mythology WebQuest designed by Beverly McColley, for Grades 7-9, Language Arts.
Mythology Webquest. An Internet WebQuest created by S.K. Swanger, Eastern Lebanon County (ELCO) High School, Myerstown, PA.
294.3 Buddhism, Zen Buddhism
Buddhist Studies for primary and secondary students. Including Handbook for Teachers.
Lesson Plans and Resources for Social Studies Teachers. Hundreds of high quality Lesson Plans for K-12 arranged alphabetically by title of Web sites, Teaching Strategies include everything you always wanted to know about how to put students online in your social studies classroom, Online Activities for K-12 include hundreds of Webquests arranged alphabetically by title of Web sites, Teaching Current Events Via Newspapers, Magazines and TV connects you to newspaper, magazine, and television Webquest activities sponsored by major corporations and educational institutions. Site also offers valuable links to Other Social Studies Resources.
301.45 Afro-Americans – Segregation – Southern States – History – 1865-1951
The Impact of Jim Crow. Objective: Students will understand the content and impact of Jim Crow laws, connect Jim Crow laws with racial conditions of the 20th century, and practice persuasive writing. Designed for Grade 10 U.S. History.
302.23 Mass media, (Media literacy), (Nonverbal communication)
Media Literacy: What is it? Why teach it? Media Education in Canada, Web Awareness for Teachers, Lessons and Resources for Media Education, Find a lesson by grade, by subject, or by curriculum outcomes.
Remembering September 11. Five Lessons.
Schools Online from University of Illionois Extension. Grades 3-5 and up.
305.895 Chinese Americans
China: Dim Sum. A Connection to Chinese-American Culture Website. A thematic, cross curricula, integrated resource for elementary classrooms which enhances awareness and understanding of Chinese-American culture while building basic academic skills.
305.896 African Americans
Black History: Exploring African-American Issues on the Web. Webquests include Little Rock 9, Integration 0? and Tuskegee Tragedy.
The Britannica Guide to Black History. Including Activities.
Famous African-Americans Webquest! by K. Brunner, Eisenhower School, Prospect Heights, IL. Oprah Winfrey, Muhammed Ali.
Little Rock 9 Integration 0. Collaborative WebQuest on Racial Desegregation in Schools, from Knowledge Network Explorer.
Sampling African America. Goal of sampling activities is for you to connect with issues related to Africa-American issues. Internet activities may be completed alone or by working in a group.
323.44 Freedom of action, Freedom of religion, Freedom of the press, Freedom of speech
Education for Freedom. Lesson plans for teaching the First Amendment.
324.973 Elections – United States
Election 2004: How to Run for President. Online activities, lesson plans, teaching strategies, time saving teacher management tools, and more.
Economics 101 includes Basic Mini-Quests: Templates and Guidelines for Teachers, and Economics Quiz. Economics for Kids Quiz.
Online elementary economics lessons. K-6 lessons.
331.3 Children – Employment, (Child labor)
Child Labor: Yesterday and Today. A Delta Language Arts WebQuest.
332.1 Banks and banking
Bank Notes – Bank of Canada. Learning Resources.
H.I.P. Pocket Change. History In your Pocket Lesson plans. Includes The 50 State Quarters® Program Lesson Plans for K-6.
363.736 Air pollution
Lesson Plans and Resources for Teaching Environmental Sciences. Includes Air Quality Lesson Plans and Data: Lesson plans mainly for K-8. Acid rain, Air pollution, Air pressure, Air quality, Carbon dioxide and air pollution, Particulate matter, Plants and oxygen, Temperature inversion, and Rainforest deforestation.
364.6 Capital punishment
The Death Penalty: Teacher Edition. Main Menu: Death Penalty Curricular for High School (Unit Lesson Plans), About the Death Penalty (Arguments For and Against the Death Penalty), State by State Data (includes Interactive Maps: Executions and death row inmates, by state), Courtroom Cases, Links and Resources.
Academy of Achievement: Curriculum Center. Most materials prepared for Grades 4-6, 7-9, 10-12, and post Grade 12 containing audio, video and text. Wide range of topics include The Amazing Olympics, Architecture, Black History Month, Earth Day, Entrepreneurs, Freedom and justice, Martin Luther King Day, Poets and poetry, and others.
Apple Learning Interchange Resources. Elementary, Middle School, and Senior High School Lesson Plans. Categories for High School: Cross-Curricular and Other, Language Arts, Mathematics, Music, Science, Social Studies, Study Skills.
AskERIC Lesson Plans. The Educator’s Reference Desk. Collection contains over 2000 unique lesson plans written and submitted by teachers from all over the United States.
Best WebQuests.com – Choose a webquest from Content Areas: Arts & Music, Business & Economics, English & Language Arts, Health & Phys Education, History & Social Studies, Mathematics, Sciences, and others. Site also lists number of webquests available under 4 levels: early, middle, high, and adult. See also The 7 Red Flags: Warning Signs When Sifting WebQuests, Best WebQuests Update: 194 Best WebQuests from 1181 reviewed.
Class Activities that use Cooperative Learning.
Computer Integration Activities. Activities created by teachers and students at the Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board, Quebec, Canada. WebQuests include:
- Acid Rain Webquest. WebQuest developed by Gerald Robillard, Our Lady of Peace School, Laval, Quebec
- Canadian, eh? Learn a little about Canada webquest by E. Malick, Grade 6, John F. Kennedy School.
- Eat Well ~ Feel Swell. A WebQuest on Nutrition for Grades 5 & 6 by Carol Ann Okpro, John F. Kennedy School.
- EcoQuest – Biomes Designed by Lorraine White and Janet Juarez, Our Lady of Peace School
- Famous Canadians. A WebQuest for Grades 5 & 6, designed by Gerald Robillard (Our Lady of Peace School) and Bob Colvil (Knowlton Academy).
- and others.edHelper.com.
With links to 2500 lesson plans.The Gateway to Educational Materials (GEM). Search or browse The Gateway to find high quality educational materials, including lesson plans, activities, and projects from GEM Consortium member sites. Options: Simple Search, Browse Subjects, Browse Keywords.Highschool Webquests. Created by Bob Stevenson. Pick A Subject from: Math, Science, Social Studies, Language Arts, Technology, Foreign Language, Business and Economics, Art and Music, Health and Physical Education, Life Skills and Careers.
Illuminations from National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM). 64 online activities, 492 lessons for preK-12 math educators, Principles and Standards for School Mathematics outlines the essential components of a high-quality school mathematics program, plus links to useful mathematics education resources on the Internet.
Learning Center (Library and Archives Canada – LAC). A collection strong in history, literature and music, including websites, educational tools, and digitized primary sources (printed documents, diaries, maps, illustrations, paintings, manuscripts, and printed and recorded music) from LAC holdings.
LessonPlansPage.com. Over 2500 free lesson plans. (Pop-up ads).
Nellie’s English Projects: High School WebQuest Tasks (ages 15-18). Scroll bar on the left. See also Junior High School WebQuests (ages 12-15), and Elementary School WebQuests Grades 4-6 (Ages 9-12), and other resources.
The New York Times Learning Network. Teacher, Student and Parent Connections. Daily Lesson Plans for Grades 6-12 covering all major subjects. Includes lesson plan archive and lesson plan units.
A Rubric for Evaluating WebQuests. Original WebQuest rubric by Bernie Dodge. See also Cooperative Group Rubric from Cinco de Mayo.
Student Web Quests. Six webquests designed by students from Mrs. Allnutt’s Class.
Surf Report: Online Projects from Wisconsin Educational Communications Board (ECB). K-12. Projects range from simple to complex. Variety of topics: Feeding Minds, Fighting Hunger, Who Am I? Seasonal Changes through our Eyes and Yours, and others.
Teacher Resources from Lake Forest School District 67, IL.
Teaching Tool: WebQuests from Educational CyberPlayGround™. Links to Elementary School WebQuests, Teaching Tool for Music WebQuests, Teaching Tool for Math WebQuests, Teaching Tool for Art WebQuests, Teaching Tool for Linguistics WebQuests.
Teaching with the Web. Choose a category: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12. High School WWW Resources subdivided into: Fine Arts (Art, Drama, Music), Language Arts (Grammar, Literature, Mythology, Public Speaking, Writing), Math, Science (Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Physics), and Social Studies. Lots of great links, Hotlists, and WebQuests.
Teaching with WebQuests. Suggested links to The Best Wequests on the Net, including: 1998 WebQuests – Body Builders, Desert Biome, Fast Food Nutrition, Comets, Viruses and lots more; 1999 WebQuests – Endangered Animals, Electrical Circuits, Flowers, Properties of light, Electromagnets and lots more; and 2000 WebQuests – Genetics, Dinosaurs, and Mammals.
Template to Create a WebQuest – Put the Title of the Lesson Here – Teacher Page. Student Template. From English Montreal School Board, Montreal, QC.
ThinkQuest New York City Library – Learning with the Power of Technology. Well organized collection of websites created by students and teachers in New York City. Search by Categories: Arts & Entertainment – Music; Books & Literature – Plays, Poetry; Business & Industry; Computers & the Internet – Programming; Education; Health & Safety – Food; History & Government; Languages & Language Arts; People & Places – China, New York City; Philosophy, Religion & Mythology – Greek; Reference & News; Science – Astronomy & Space, Biology, Geology; Society & Culture – China, Egypt, Greece; Sports & Recreation – Basketball; Technology.
Understanding and Using WebQuests. Workshop Resources by Midge Frazel.
Web-Based Lesson Plans. This collection of six lesson plans is designed for Adult Education but may be adapted for high school or ESL usage. Lesson topics include: Introduction to the Web, Women’s History, and Learning English Using Fables.
WebQuest Collections. Updated by Bernie Dodge, San Diego State University.
WebQuest: Connecting Students to the World from Guilford County Schools, Greensboro, North Carolina. Select WebQuests by Grades: K-12, Select WebQuests by Subjects: Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, The Arts, Vocational.
WebQuest Directory from Sir Wilfred Laurier School Board, Quebec, Canada. Includes links to Elementary and Secondary Unit Plans.
WebQuest – Index of Lessons. WebQuests were created during a three day Inservice in the Summer of 1997, from Macomb Intermediate School District, Clinton Township, MI.
The WebQuest Page. Topics covered: How to develop and create Web-based lessons, WebQuests and other Internet projects. Includes an online lesson plan collection for K-12 plus Big6 Lessons. Site provides a ready-to-use Student Webquest Template and links to additional materials and resources.
WebQuests Based on Literature selected by Bernie Dodge, San Diego State University.
WebQuests Created by Teachers in Spartanburg District 3 in Glendale, SC. Page includes links to other K-12 webquests.
WebQuests Created for Middle School Students Grades 6-8 by Buncombe County School Staff, Asheville, NC.
Web Quests from Milton Town School District, Milton, VT. Including: Best WebQuests Link, UVM Student Created WebQuests – Science, Milton Elementary School Web Quests, Milton Middle School Web Quests, Milton High School Web Quests.
WebQuests from Spartanburg District 3 County Schools. K-12. Includes many WebQuests created by teachers, other WebQuest links and WebQuest collections.
WebQuests from Vicki Blackwell’s Internet Guide for Educators.
WebQuests from webTeacher. Topics include: Introduction to WebQuests, Examining WebQuests, Building Your Own WebQuest, Preparatory Work, Designing the Process, Implementation, plus Additional Resources.
WebQuests Across the Curriculum by Edmund J. Sass, Ed.D. More than 350 WebQuests and WebQuest Resources. Examples of WebQuests by Subject: Art, Geography, Health/Nutrition, History, Language Arts, Literature for Adolescents, Literature for Children, Mathematics, Music, Political Science/Government, Psychology/Sociology, Religion, Science, World Languages.
WebQuests and More: Everything WebQuest. Includes resources by Tom March: Why WebQuests? WebQuest Design Process – Three stages: Exploring the Possibilities, Designing for Success, Creating Your WebQuest, Filamentality – Quick & Dirty WebQuest maker, WebQuest Template, WebQuest Rubric, and more.
WebQuests and On-Line Research: Philosophy and Method from Trinity College, West Australian High School.
Webquests and Resources for Teachers. Find Webquests under Categories: History, Social Studies, Science, Miscellaneous, and links to Lesson Plan Sources.
WebQuests for Kids developed by Kathi Mitchell. Links to selected webquests (K-12) under categories: Social Studies, Science, and Other Topics.
Webquests for Nashville Schools. The Library Power Project for Nashville Schools sponsored a workshop in which teams of library media specialists and teachers created Webquests which support the Core Curriculum.
Weekly Online Lessons from Learners Online. Each week, Learners Online publishes a new online lesson that takes learners on a thematic journey across cyberspace. Lessons are tied to current events and help learners extend their knowledge on a wide range of topics. Includes Lesson Archives for Grades 3-12, but mostly for 7-12.
Welcome to the World of Webquests. A Webquest of Webquests: Selected list of 152 WebQuests available on the Web in no particular order.
Wired Learning – Filamentality. Web-based lessons, activities and more. Filamentality is a fill-in-the-blank interactive Web site that guides you through picking a topic, searching the Web, gathering good Internet sites, and turning Web resources into learning activities. Site includes Videoconferencing, Activities, Projects, Resources, Lessons, and Tools.
394.268 Christmas, Halloween, Valentine’s Day
Christmas Trees & More – Education. Including Christmas Tree Education Kit: The Virtual Christmas Tree Farm from Ontario, Canada. See also Lesson Plans, The Life of a Christmas Tree – Video clips of the life of a Christmas tree, and more.
398.22 Arthurian romances, Grail, (Holy Grail), (Arthur, King – Romances), (Knights of the Round Table)
Arthurian Legends WebQuest! from Moraga School District, Moraga, CA.
Castles, Knights, and Gwen of Air. A WebQuest for Basic English 9, designed by Ms. Kelly Cavanaugh, McCutcheon High School, Lafayette, IN (based upon a design by Dawn Wasson).
King Arthur’s Round Table Roll Call. A WebQuest by Robin Pulido.
Webquest: Arthurian Legends and Lore. A King Arthur WebQuest from South Harrison Community School Corporation.
French Speaking Countries Web Quest by Shawn D. Hintz, Nicholas Orem Middle School, Prince George’s County, MD.
French Webquest: A Day in Paris from Clifton Public Schools, Clifton, NJ.
German Studies Webquests.
Grades 9-12 Foreign Language WebQuests.
Foreign Language Webquests: French, German, Japanese, Latin, Spanish from Rogers Public Schools, Rogers, AR.
Ole! Bullfighting WebQuest from Manteno High School (Spanish Program), Manteno, IL.
Some Sample WebQuests for Languages – An Analysis from Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA), University of Minnesota.
Bones Inside Us. Internet Scavenger Hunt by Vicki Blackwell.
Brainy Web Quest. A webquest about the brain.
Earth Science WebQuest.
Frogs – Science Web Quest by Beth Zemke, Irvine Unified School District, Irvine, CA.
Hands-on Science Lesson Plans. K-12. Topics include: Introduction to Science – What is a Scientist? Biology, Earth Science, Chemistry, Physics, and Math, plus links to other sites.
Hello Dolly: A WebQuest on Cloning by high school science teacher Keith Nuthall.
Human Skeletal System. A Web Quest for 4th and 5th Grade designed by Cindy Boguen.
An Internet WebQuest: Roller Coaster Physics from McGraw-Hill/Glencoe Science.
Journey to Alaska’s Glaciers: Webquest to Explore How Glaciers Shape the Land from iwebquest.com.
A “Rock Hound’s” Webquest: Exploring Rocks and Having Fun from iwebquest.com.
Women in Science by Lorna Holtman.
Look Who’s Footing the Bill. An Introductory WebQuest on Democracy and the National Debt.
Math Magazine WebQuest. An Internet WebQuest on mathmagazine by Ms. Russo, Merrick Avenue Middle School, Merrick, NY.
Math WebQuests by Leah P. McCoy, Department of Education, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC. Site includes Sample Math WebQuests:
- Best Weather: Sample Math WebQuest 1 (grades 3-8)
- National Park Vacation: Sample Math WebQuest 2 (grades 5-9)
- Most Thrilling Roller Coaster: Thrill Rides: Sample Math WebQuest 3 (grades 6-12)
- World Shopping Spree: Sample Math WebQuest 4 (grades 6-12)
- Baseball Prediction: Sample Math WebQuest 5 (grades 9-12).
Math Webquests from Saskatoon (East) School Division (SESD), Saskatchewan, Canada. Contents: General Resources, Elementary, Middle Years, and High School.
MetricQuest. A Math and Science WebQuest for Grades 5 & 6 by Peyri Leigh Ingrum. You are asked to decide whether or not the United States should be like the rest of the world and change to the metric system of measurement, called metrication.
Weekend at Bernie’s. A Budgeting WebQuest for 4th, 5th, and 6th Grades by Darian Deimling and Doug Stotts.
Would You Recommend It? A Webquest on Evaluating Math Games.
523.2 Solar system
Planetary Web Quest for Grades 7-9 Science, by Nancy Chatteinier, Davis Joint Unified School District, Davis, CA. See Web Sites with information on the Planets for more resources. Check out also Nasa’s Imagine the Universe and Within Our Solar System.
The Spectacular Solar System. Introduction, Tasks, Process, Resources, Learning Advice, Standards, Assessment, Conclusion.
PhysicsQuest. High School Physics Online Investigations. Quests include: Linear Motion, Projectile Motion, Isaac Newton, Conservation of Energy, Waves, Lawnmowers and Physics, Light and Color, Electrostatics, Einstein, Roller Coaster Physics, Atomic and Nuclear Physics, and Exploring the Planets. (Pop-up ads).
530.8 Measurement, Weights and measures, Metric system
Learning Math: Measurement from Annenberg / CPB. 10 sessions. Last session explores ways to apply concepts of measurement learned in K-8 classrooms. Watch Videos Online.
MCA Learning Units: Measurement. Units and Conversions, Perimeter, Area, Volume.
Measure It! from FunBrain.com. Easy, Medium, and Hard Centimeters, Easy, Medium, Hard, and Super Brain Inches. Includes K-8 Teacher Resources.
551.46 Ocean, Oceanography
Ocean Explorer: Education Lesson Plans direct access to 85 lesson plans developed by scientists and educators. Grades 5-12.
The Cloud Case: Teacher’s Guide from WeatherEye. Interactive online lesson designed for grades 5 – 8.
Clouds WebQuest written by Kathy Giese, graphics by Marlene Janisse, Macomb County School District, MI.
It’s in the Clouds. An Internet Treasure Hunt on clouds by Ms. Foley, Claypit Hill School, Adams Lane, Wayland, MA.
Salt: The Essence of Life. Multidisciplinary Curriculum for Students sponsored by the Salt Institute. Detailed 10-unit lesson plans designed by secondary school teachers, complete with ready-to-use student activity pages with answers provided. Some videos may need to be purchased. Be sure to check out numerous great Web links such as About Salt.
Genetic Lesson Plan Ideas from Genetics Education Center, University of Kansas. Including Forensic DNA (fingerprinting, solving crimes, law, courtroom lesson plans and references).
Human Genetics: A Worldwide Search for the Dominant Trait – Do You Have It? During this project, students (ages 12-18) will complete surveys, formulate hypotheses, and use the data compiled by students around the globe to test their hypotheses.
577.3 Forests and forestry
Rain Forest Quest by Lisa Sodee, Washington County Public Schools, Hagerstown, MD. (Difficult to read as the entire Webquest is written in CAPITAL LETTERS).
The Topic: Trees and Forests. Complete A Trees and Forests WebQuest. Select from 10 webQuest projects.
Trees & Forests: A WebQuest for 6th Grade Science by Shonna Barth, Bob Buday, Jim Kaupp, and Ray Hoger.
Grades 9-12 Health/PE WebQuests. WebQuest Examples.
Health WebQuest – Grade Eight AIDS WebQuest by Brenda Kahn, School Library Media Specialist, Haworth Public School, Haworth, NJ.
Personal Health WebQuest. College of Education, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS.
600 Technology (Applied sciences)
Bridge Building Web-Quest. Mr. Colletta’s Technology WebQuest for Middle School Levels, Smithtown Central School District, Smithtown, NY.
Computers – Webquests, Lesson Plans. Saskatoon (East) School Division Teacher Resources.
Robots: New Age Assistants. Grades 6-8 Technology WebQuest. Design a robot to explore Antarctica, by Debra J. Wetherbee.
Arti FAQ 21OO Directory from ThinkQuest. Contents include: Cave Art (Prehistoric, Egyptian), Classical Art (Greece and Renaissance), Modern Art (Realism, Abstract Expressionism), Pointillism (Impressionism, Cubism), Pop Art (Futurism, Pop Art), Present (Mona Moo, Millenaire), Quiz, and more.
ARTiculation: Learning to Look at Art. Contents: Elements of Art (Line, Color, Texture, Shape, Form, Space, Value), Principles of Design (Rhythm & Movement, Balance, Proportion, Variety & Emphasis, Harmony & Unity), Art Critiquing Process, Lessons Plans and Activities, Reviews & Resources, Timeline, and Vocabulary.
Artopia. A comprehensive Web-based arts experience designed for middle school students, covering the visual and performing arts.
Arts Connected from Minneapolis Institute of Arts and Walker Art Center. Includes full-color digital images of works of art, audio and video samples.
Avalon Arts Studio: Ideas for Teachers. Art ideas, art recipes, 3D art, printmaking, painting, watercolors, paper art, non-messy art, and more. (Pop-up ads).
Elementary Art Lesson Plans – Or what to do on Monday morning with 25 students staring at you! Hands On Art (Hands-on Lesson Plans), Computer Art (Computer Graphics Lesson Plans), Resources (Technology Hints Links and Websites, Regular Art Hints, Clipart, Inspiration and Quotes, Handouts and Templates, Humor, & Vocabularies).
741.5 Cartoons and caricatures
Comic Strip WebQuest by Edie Alridge, School of Library and Information Science, Indiana University Purdue University-Indianapolis, IN.
Daryl Cagle’s Professional Cartoonists Index. A unique resource with the largest collection of newspaper editorial cartoons on the web. Updates current cartoons from 54 newspaper editorial cartoonists. Lesson plans for Elementary, Middle, and High Schools.
Political Cartooning. A WebQuest for upper elementary & middle school & high school students, by Karen Kliegman, Searingtown School, Albertson, NY.
WebQuest Animations & Cartoons. A WebQuest to create animations and cartoons by Michele Plagman, Aitkin Community Schools, Aitkin, MN.
759 Artists, Painters
Getting to Know Pablo Picasso: Artist WebQuest by MaryJo Clark.
Famous Paintings for Students from Garden of Praise. These studies of Famous Paintings were written on an elementary level, but will be of interest to all ages. They will help students become familiar with and learn to appreciate the works of famous artists.
Country Music WebQuest. WebQuest on Patriotic Themes in Country Music by Pam Petty, for Grades 5-8. This WebQuest provides opportunities to explore some Country Music songs that reflect symbols of freedom found in the United States of America. WebQuest was noted as one of the “Top Ten” best sites on the Internet for the study of American symbols of Freedom.
The Mozart Connection: Exploring the Power of Music by Dianne W. Park, San Diego City Schools, Department of Educational Technology.
Music Resources. Music Lesson Plans on the Net, Software Titles to Teach Music, Music Theory, Piano Lessons Online, MIDI Sequencing Lessons, Bulletin Boards for the Music Classroom, Band Director Resources, Music Artist Biography Sites, Favorite MIDI Sites, plus a long list of General Music Sites.
Teen Music WebQuest by Brent Ranard, a computer applications teacher at Owen Valley High School, Spencer, IN.
JazzKids: Lesson Plans from PBS. Online activities are designed for students in grades K-5, with accompanying lesson plans for language arts (LA), social studies (SS), music (MU), and math (MA) teachers.
Jazz Musicians WebQuest by Sara Tolles, Tyro Middle School, Davidson County, NC.
Jazz Radio Program. A WebQuest for High School Jazz Band Students, by Jason S. Ladd, Oswego City School District, Oswego, NY.
791.43 Motion pictures
History in Film. In depth description and analysis of major films. Arranged by categories: 16th to 18th century, the American Civil War, 1910s to 1930s, World War II, Vietnam War, and other films including Godfather, My Fair Lady, The King and I, and more.
Lights, Camera, Action: Movie WebQuest by Jason Dudek, Milton Town School District, Milton, VT.
The Polar Express Book and Movie WebQuest by Dr. Pam Petty and Block 1 Students, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY.
796.48 Olympic games, (Olympics)
EdGate: Gateway to the Summer Games. Cross-curricular Olympic-themed lesson plans.
CyberGuides: Grades 9-12. Literature titles include: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, All Quiet on the Western Front, Black Like Me, The Canterbury Tales, The Crucible, Cry, the Beloved Country, The Glass Menagerie, The Grapes of Wrath, Great Expectations, Night by Elie Wiesel, The Odyssey, Of Mice and Men, The Pearl, The Pigman, Edgar Allan Poe (Author study), Virginia Woolf (Author study), and more.
822.3 Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
Folger Shakespeare Library – Resources for K-12 Teachers. Teaching Shakespeare Lesson Plans, Primary Sources, Study Guides, and more.
Hamlet on the Ramparts, joint venture of Folger Shakespeare Library and the MIT Shakespeare Project. Multimedia exploration of Hamlet, complete with film, primary source materials, lesson plans, and tutorials.
The Middle Ages: Storytelling Webquest for elementary and middle students. Learn about the people of the Middle Ages, Castles, and Knights by studying their Tales and Legends.
SCORE History / Social Science. School of California Online Resources for Education, K-12.
932 Egypt – Antiquities, (Ancient Egypt), (Egyptology)
Ancient Egypt. Mrs Donn’s Lessons & Activities for K-12 teachers & students.
Ancient Egypt Webquest from iwebquest.com for elementary and middle students. Learn about Ancient Egyptian daily life, Egyptian mummies, Egyptian Hieroglyphics, King Tut (Tutankhamen), Egyptian games, and Archeology.
Ancient Egyptians Homework Help from Woodlands Junior School, Kent, UK.
Egypt. Interactive unit.
940.53 World War II, 1939-1945
BBC – Children of World War 2 (1939-1945). Find out what life was like for children in the Second World War. Includes a section for Teachers and Parents covering Curriculum Relevance, Lesson Plans, Printable Worksheets, and Online Activities.
Trailing the Samurai’s Tale. An Internet WebQuest on The Samurai’s Tale by Erik Haugaard. WebQuest by Dan Fickett, Bonita Vista Middle School, Chula Vista, CA.
Water in Africa. The standards-based learning units for K-12 students are the results of the work of 90 Peace Corps Volunteers serving in African countries over a two year period, combined with contributions of the World Wise Schools’ (WWS) classroom teachers, and WWS staff members. Site includes many photos and stories. Search Lesson Plans by: Title, Grade, or Subject.
Canadian Wartime Experience from Archives & Special Collections of University of Manitoba. Grades 4 & 6 materials cover life and times of Louis Riel and the Red River Resistance. Grade 9 material covers Peacekeeping, Human Rights, and Canada’s Role in World Conflicts. Grade 11 material covers Canadian involvement in World War I and World War II, including soldiers’ personal accounts.
Ontario History Quest. Discovering Documentary History 1820-1970. For Grades 7, 8, 10 and 12. Choose a grade to begin your quest to learn about Ontario history. Explore the past from images of original letters, diaries, pictures and other documents.
Statistics Canada – Teachers Learning Resources. Teaching Tools include Lesson Plans sorted by level and subject.
Virtual Museum of Canada Teachers Centre. Teaching Resources include: Lesson plans, online educational games for kids, and fun learning activities.
973 United States, United States – History – Chronology, United States – Politics and government, Americana, United States – Civilization, (American history), (American government), (American politics), (United States – Government), (United States – Time capsule)
Abraham Lincoln on Slavery and Race – Lesson Plan 1 for High School by Roberta McCutcheon, from History Now, American History Online. Numerous web links are provided along with related classroom activities. Also:
- Lincoln’s Reconstruction Plan – Lesson Plan 2 for High School by Rosanne Lichatin.
- The Emancipation Proclamation through Different Eyes – Lesson Plan 3 for Middle School by Gregory Segovia.
- Past Issues: Archived lesson plans.
American History. Webquests.
American Revolution or Revolutionary War. Links to WebQuests under section: Complete a Revolutionary War WebQuest.
The Civil War through a Child’s Eye. Lesson Plans from the Library of Congress.
Crossroads. A K-16 American History Curriculum. Topics covered: Background Material, Essays, Curriculums covered: Elementary, Middle School, High School, and Postsecondary.
Dear King George III: A webquest on the American Revolution for 5th grade, author unclear. Original webquest possibly designed by Paula Anderson? Site from Dedham Public Schools, Dedham, MA. Includes links to Words and Music to Yankee Doodle and Games.
Ken Kantor’s Links to History Webquests including United States History.
The Learning Page: Teacher Resources – Lesson Plans Index by Themes, Topics, Disciplines or Eras from the Library of Congress. Lesson Plans by Title.
Our Scandalous Presidents: Whom Would You Impeach? (A U.S. History lesson plan) from Davison Community Schools.
Parents and Teachers Guide for www.whitehousekids.gov. Whitehousekids.gov is an educational opportunity for young Americans to learn about the White House and the President through fun and exciting features. Includes Lesson Plans. News for Kids, Math Challenge, Quizzes and Games, Photos, Videos, History, Tours, Pets, Traditions, Sports, Patriotism, and more.
Presidential History Resources. Include Epic Story of the Presidency and Historical Documents.
Presidents WebQuest. Designed by Maureen Smischney.
Travel the United States. Webquest by Chris Yancone, Johns Hopkins University, Center for Technology in Education.
United States Symbols Webquest from Nashville Schools. See also: United States Symbols WebQuest from Kennesaw State University, Educational Technology Training Center.
U.S. Imperialism WebQuest. WebQuest on American History by Student Teacher: Jason M. Bentley, Davison High School, Davison, MI.
Webquests and Resources for Teachers selected by Paul Hewitt, Davison High School.
What’s your sign? Dove? or Hawk? Vietnam seen through Music. Webquest to understand the historical aspect of the Vietnam conflict. Audience: 10th grade U.S. History.
Who Started the Fire? A WebQuest for 11th Grade American History by Julie Haines, Jackson High School, Jackson, OH.
American Aloha Lesson Plan: Perpetuating Indigenous Cultural Traditions in Diaspora. Grades 10-12. Subjects covered: History, Social Studies, Language Arts, Multicultural Music and Dance Appreciation.