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Holocaust Webquest: (Updated for the 2014-2015 School Year) Students will gain basic knowledge about the Holocaust by completing an internet-ba...
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American Revolution Webquest Students will gain basic knowledge about the American Revolution by completing an internet-based worksheet. The Ame...
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Civil War Webquest: Students will gain basic knowledge about the Civil War by completing an internet-based worksheet. The Civil War Webquest use...
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Students will gain basic knowledge about the Renaissance by completing an internet based worksheet. The following topics are covered in this web...
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Greek Mythology Webquest for Kids Students will gain basic knowledge about the Greek gods and goddess by completing an internet-based worksheet....
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World War II Webquest Students will gain basic knowledge about World War II by completing an internet-based worksheet. The World War II Webquest...
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Ancient Rome Webquest: Students will gain basic knowledge about Ancient Rome by completing an internet-based worksheet. The Ancient Rome Webques...
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Middle Ages Webquest: Students will gain basic knowledge about the Middle Ages by completing an internet-based worksheet. The Middle Ages Webque...
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Vietnam War Webquest Students will gain basic knowledge about the Vietnam War by completing an internet-based worksheet. The Vietnam War Webque...
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This webquest on Ancient China has 32 questions. An answer sheet is included for the teacher. Students will answer questions from the following g...
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This webquest on Mesopotamia has 28 questions. An answer sheet is included for the teacher. Students will answer questions from the following gre...
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Civil War Weapons and Battles Webquest Students will gain basic knowledge about the Civil War by completing an internet-based worksheet. The Civ...
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This collection of lesson plans includes four webquests on the Middle Ages. Each webquest will take about one class period to complete. Students ...
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This is a bundle of two great lesson plans on Ancient Egypt. The first lesson plan is a great webquest on Ancient Egypt from the following websit...
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This is a bundle of two great lesson plans on Mesopotamia. The first lesson plan is a great webquest on Mesopotamia from the following website: h...
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This great mapping activity allows students to map the major events and locations of the Civil War. Just download the following 1860 America map....
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World War II Webquest: Americans at War Students will gain basic knowledge about World War II by completing an internet-based worksheet. The Wor...
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World War I and the United States Webquest Students will gain basic knowledge about the United States in World War I by completing an internet-...
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World War I Propaganda Posters Go to the following Website: http://www.firstworldwar.com/posters/index.htm Students will examine World War 1 p...
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American Revolution Webquest (War of Independence 1775-1783) Students will gain basic knowledge about the American Revolution by completing an i...
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Michele Luck's Social Studies
Be sure to submit to the Back to School TpT eBook! It will be great promotion for your store! You can find the details here: https://docs.google.com/file/d/0BzjIfddEa5q_Vlc2NUxHemZDOTQ/edit

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Michele Luck's Social Studies
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History Wizard
History Wizard   (TpT Seller)
Thanks for the info Michele! I will try if I have the time, I am still updating my store.

Thanks,

The History Wizard
July 18, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

Michael Vitale
Michael V.
In attempting to complete your webquest for the Israeli - Palestinian Conflict, my students found an error. When trying to answer question 2b, the link (arrow)(http://www.theguardian.com/flash/0,,720353,00.html) inside the page directed them to another search engine and not the balfour declaration.
May 19, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
History Wizard
History Wizard   (TpT Seller)
Micheal V:

I have not created an Israeli-Palestine Conflict Web Quest. Can you clarify what webquest it is? Is it my Middle East Webquest? I am not aware of creating a question on the Balfour Declaration. I will help in anyway I can if it is my webquest, but I need more information.

Thanks,

The History Wizard
May 19, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

egdeisroth
Buyer re: World War I Video Webquest (Great Lesson)
I tried to find the video and there is a warning that the video has been removed from You Tube.
May 13, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
History Wizard
History Wizard   (TpT Seller)
Very sorry, that happens sometimes with YouTube videos. Here is a different link:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MJe2CsdwXZw

I suggest you use keepvid to save the file. I will be updating the file within the next 24 hours.

Thanks,

The History Wizard
May 13, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

P P
P P. re: Vietnam War Webquest (Great Website and Lesson Plan)
What age group do you usually use this with? I am wondering how long my advanced 11th graders might take if each has access to his own computer during class. Thank you!
May 7, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
History Wizard
History Wizard   (TpT Seller)
I would think an advanced 11th grade class could do the assignment in 30 minutes. I have my middle school students use complete sentences and encourage them to examine the images. My best middle school students finish the assignment in 30-40 minutes. Some students can’t finish in a 50 min period because of their reading level etc.
May 7, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

Wes Besseghini
Wes B.
Do you have a basic world geography packet? I am teaching a world history class for the first time and my student are really struggling with the geography. I want to spend about a week and half on geography, but I don't know where to start.
April 17, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
History Wizard
History Wizard   (TpT Seller)
I am not sure if I have a basic world geography packet, but I have my entire World Geography/Mapping Collection on TPT at:

http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/A-Whole-Year-of-Geography-Lesson-Plans-and-Mapping-Activities-580404.

The cost is $24 and it will cover all the basics if you have atlases within your classroom. Since everything is in "Word", it is really easy to modify for your classroom/atlases.

Thanks,

The History Wizard
April 17, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

Michael Vitale
Michael V.
One last question, do you have a webquest on the rise of the totalitarian governments?
April 15, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
History Wizard
History Wizard   (TpT Seller)
Michael:

I don't have any direct webquests on the rise of totalitarian governments, however check out my World War II Webquest Collection and see if there is anything that you like. You can also buy all of the webquests individually.

http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/World-War-II-and-Holocaust-Webquest-Collection-297863

Thanks for buying my products,

The History Wizard
April 15, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

Michael Vitale
Michael V.
I am a huge fan of your webquests for the cold war. Do you have any for the latter half of the cold war on the 70's, 80's and maybe the 90's?
April 14, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
History Wizard
History Wizard   (TpT Seller)
Michael:

I haven’t found any great websites for the 1970s-early 1990s on the Cold War. I have included list of webquest and worksheets that somewhat fit that time period. I would highly recommend my Cuban Missile Crisis Webquest and Vietnam War Lesson Plan Collection. Also if you are teaching about the Persian Gulf War, my Gulf War Video Webquest is a simple lesson plan that keeps students engaged.

Thanks for the support,

The History Wizard

Cuban Missile Crisis
http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/The-Cuban-Missile-CrisisCold-War-Webquest-Great-Website-1148664

Cold War Presidents Webquest (Truman to Bush 1945-1993)
http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Cold-War-Presidents-Webquest-Truman-to-Bush-1945-1993-781576

Vietnam War Lesson Plan Collection
http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Vietnam-War-Lesson-Plan-Collection-668260

Berlin Wall Video Worksheet/Webquest (If on YouTube)
http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Berlin-Wall-and-Cold-War-Video-WebquestWorksheet-268403

Gulf War Video Webquest: (Desert Storm) Great Lesson Plan
http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Gulf-War-Video-Webquest-Desert-Storm-Great-Lesson-Plan-595864
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Jalair Finlinson
Jalair F.
If I buy your bundle of all the items that you have, does that include all of the Webquests/lesson plans/other items on your site. I am interested in your webquests/primary sources/research papers and I only want to buy them once. I enjoy what I have used and am going to use,
April 3, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
History Wizard
History Wizard   (TpT Seller)
Jalair:

If you buy my One Year of World History, American History, and Geography Worksheets/Webquests, I will e-mail you the approximately 40 primary sources and webquests that I have created since my last update on January 1, 2014. This summer I am going to update everything in the collection into zipped folders. If you buy the collection, you will get a notice of the update and my future lesson plans will also be added to the collection for free. Once you buy the collection please e-mail me at tpthistorywizard@gmail.com and I will send you all of my new webquests and primary sources created since January 1st.

Thanks,

The History Wizard
April 3, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

Swart's School Swag
Swart's School Swag  (TpT Seller)
Hi, Thank you for your response. It looks like the Mayan web quest site is back up. Thanks!
March 23, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
History Wizard
History Wizard   (TpT Seller)
Thanks for your help in letting me know about the Mayan Website being back up.
March 23, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

Edgar Franks
Edgar F. re: India Lesson Plan Bundle (2 Lesson Plans)
Hello,

I think this a great product, which is the reason that I bought it. My concern is that some of the ads on the website that go with the lessons are not appropriate for my 4th graders. When I first looked at the webpage, there was an ad for a video game with the female avitars with large breasts flopping around. I know that you earn money with this link, but is there any way that you can take it off? It took me three times to refresh the screen before it wet away. When I use this lesson I will use the Word, PPT, or Adobe files. (Thank you for creating those links.)
February 6, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
History Wizard
History Wizard   (TpT Seller)
Thanks for the question. I did not create the webpage and receive no profit from the advertisements. The advertisements by Google are based on search engine history, like video games. I just went to the website and for me Google Play came up, and on my wife's computer, Crate & Barrel came up. I would check the websites on school computers and see what comes up for ads. Usually, I have no problems with the Mr. Donn websites, however one time with my 7th graders several students got the large breasted avatars on their screens. I confronted the issue and had student close the advertisements. However, with 4th graders I understand how this could be a bigger issue. Something else you can do to ensure that the adware does not come up with inappropriate ads is to clear your 'cookies' that track web activity. The way to do this differs depending on what browser you have and their respective websites will have directions on how to do so.

Thanks,

The History Wizard
February 6, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

Emily Baton
Emily Baton  (TpT Seller) re: Texas Revolution History and Geography Lesson Plans
Hey,
I bought this product but I only got a box....... What happened to the lessons. I was super exited to get this in till I got an empty box. It was a rip off!
January 23, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
History Wizard
History Wizard   (TpT Seller)
Emily:

I have no idea why it is not working for you. All the files are there and it works fine when I download it. I would never rip anyone off. I have had over 30 people buy the collection and it has received very positive reviews. I suggest checking over your computer, you need Word. I would be happy to e-mail all of the lesson plans to you today, if you send me your e-mail address. I will help in anyway I can.

Thanks,

The History Wizard
January 23, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

Jalair Finlinson
Jalair F. re: A Whole Year of World History Internet Activities and Webquests
Do you have a set of webquests that you have done for just United States History? I teach from Native Americans to the Civil war and I am looking for webquests to do for it.
September 3, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
History Wizard
History Wizard   (TpT Seller)
Jalair Finlinson:

Thanks for your interest in my products. I do have a webquest collection just for American History at:

http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/A-Whole-Year-of-American-History-Webquests-and-Internet-Worksheets-467667

Thanks,

The History Wizard
September 3, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

Deion Mitchell
Deion Mitchell  (TpT Seller) re: A Whole Year of Geography Lesson Plans and Mapping Activities
Will this cover 11th grade world geography in Texas?
August 19, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
History Wizard
History Wizard   (TpT Seller)
Deion Mitchell:

I just got done checking the Texas Geography Standards for high school at:

http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/rules/tac/chapter113/ch113c.html

My collection will cover some of the standards, but Texas has very specific standards for high school. My collection is a great start for helping any teacher cover geography basics and mapping of the major countries, physical features, and historical locations of the world.

Thanks,

The History Wizard
August 19, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

kpieroni24
Buyer re: World War II Webquest/Internet Activity History Channel
I can't open this file..it's the second one that I bought today and can't open...this is really frustrating!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
May 29, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
History Wizard
History Wizard   (TpT Seller)
Kpieroni24:

Make sure that you are using a Word file to open it. I checked everything it works. If you want send me your e-mail address and I will send you a copy of the WWII Webquest.

Thanks,

The History Wizard
May 29, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

PKaskel7
Buyer re: World War II Webquest/Internet Activity History Channel
When I downloaded the webquest, I did not see an answer key. Where can I find it? Can that be e-mailed to me as soon as possible?
April 24, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
History Wizard
History Wizard   (TpT Seller)
I apologize over any confusion over an answer key. Besides the first couple of questions, all of the students’ answers will be different. They just need to list out four key facts for each section of the webquest. I use the webquest for discussion and give students points for completion.
April 24, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

Diana Yau
Diana Y. re: Primary Sources Worksheet Collection for American and World History
If I buy the complete collection that is on sale for $56, do I get all of your worksheets including primary sources worksheets? Will this packet work for both my world cultures and US History courses?
March 28, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
History Wizard
History Wizard   (TpT Seller)
Thank you for your interest in my American and World History Worksheet Collection. When you buy the complete collection you get all of the worksheets including the primary sources worksheets. I have taught World History and American History for the last eight years and the lesson plans have worked great for both topics.


Thanks,

The History Wizard
March 28, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

Erin Schneider
Erin Schneider  (TpT Seller) re: Western Civilization Webquest Collection: Ancient Greece to the Renaissance
Do have any webquests for Reformation or Exploration?
March 21, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
History Wizard
History Wizard   (TpT Seller)
I do not have any webquests on the Reformation or Exploration. I do have an Explorer Hall of Fame/Shame Research Project.

Thanks,

The History Wizard
March 21, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

Erin Schneider
Erin Schneider  (TpT Seller) re: One Year of World History, American History, and Geography Worksheets/Webquests
Do you have anything on the Silk Road?
January 31, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
History Wizard
History Wizard   (TpT Seller)
Erin Schneider:

I only have an Ancient China Webquest, I don't have anything directly on the Silk Road.

Thanks,

The History Wizard
January 31, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

Annie  Smith
Annie S. re: Ancient Egypt Webquest and Journal (2 Lesson Plans)
The link provided did not bring me to Kings of the dead. Has the link changed?
December 19, 2012 Report inappropriate comment
History Wizard
History Wizard   (TpT Seller)
I apologize it looks like they changed the site in the last week. Website has worked since 2005. Here is one link that still works with the worksheet.
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/pyramids/pepi.html

I am going to take down the worksheet today. If you would like a different similar lesson plan for free let me know.

Thanks for your help,

The History Wizard.
December 19, 2012 Report inappropriate comment

bangsthomas
Buyer
My email is thomasp@molallariv.k12.or.us

I will download the Daily Life in Egypt Webquest.

Thanks,
Pamela Thomas
December 7, 2012 Report inappropriate comment
History Wizard
History Wizard   (TpT Seller)
I am posting it for free right now.

Thanks,

The History Wizard.
December 7, 2012 Report inappropriate comment

bangsthomas
Buyer
Just to be helpful - All the same questions are on there, the numbering is just off. Also, on the answer key the link to click is missing between #21 & #22 (not that it is a big deal), and, again, the link is incorrect on question #26 of the student page (actually #21). It should be Grave Goods - I think. I had my class figure it out. Like, I said.... they love these assignments!
December 6, 2012 Report inappropriate comment
History Wizard
History Wizard   (TpT Seller)
Bangsthomas:

Please accept my apologizes. I am very sorry about the typos. The numbering must have changed when I reposted it last month. If you would be willing to give me your e-mail I will attach the changes I made tonight and I will also attach one other lesson plan under $6.00 of your choice for free. Otherwise, I will post the Daily Life in Egypt Webquest for free on Friday, so you can download it.

Thanks for your help,


The History Wizard
December 6, 2012 Report inappropriate comment

bangsthomas
Buyer
I have purchased your ancient civilization web quests. There is a problem with the Egypt one. The copy for the kids is different than the answer key you provide. The kids version starts at number 6 and the questions are not the same as on the answer key. There is also a mistake with #26 on the student copy. I think they should go to Grave Goods instead of Games/Activities. Is there anyway you can fix this and send me a copy?

I bought the Ancient Mesopotamia webquest first and the kids loved it. Then I purchased the whole set.

Thanks,
Pamela Thomas
December 6, 2012 Report inappropriate comment
History Wizard
History Wizard   (TpT Seller)
I will looked at it, make changes as needed and get you a copy by the weekend.

Thanks,

The History Wizard
December 6, 2012 Report inappropriate comment

Angie PflaumKese
Angie P. re: Ancient Civilizations Of the World Webquests
Hi - I already bought your Aztec and Inca webquests. I'm interested in your Maya webquest, do you sell it individually?
October 21, 2012 Report inappropriate comment
History Wizard
History Wizard   (TpT Seller)
I do sell the Maya webquest individually for a $1.50. The webquest is called Mayan Daily Life Webquest or Lesson Plan and Answer Sheet
Here is the link
http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Mayan-Daily-Life-Webquest-or-Lesson-Plan-and-Answer-Sheet

If you could please rate the webquest I would really appericate it.

Thank you,

The History Wizard
October 21, 2012 Report inappropriate comment

Erin Schneider
Erin Schneider  (TpT Seller) re: Western Civilization Webquest Collection: Ancient Greece to the Renaissance
Do you have a key for these webquests?
August 8, 2012 Report inappropriate comment
History Wizard
History Wizard   (TpT Seller)
An answer sheet is included for each webquest.

Thanks,

The History Wizard
August 8, 2012 Report inappropriate comment

Cheryl Warren
Cheryl W. re: Viking Webquest and Answer Sheet (Great BBC Website)
Loved this! Thought you might want to know that you need to take out the first "were the"
in question #1.
April 27, 2012 Report inappropriate comment
History Wizard
History Wizard   (TpT Seller)
Thanks so much, I will update it this weekend.
April 27, 2012 Report inappropriate comment
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Hello: I have taught social studies for the last ten years in the states of Arizona and Minnesota. Over the years, I have created a variety of creative lesson plans for students in middle and high school. Through summer programs and classes I have worked with students of all age levels.

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