Civil War: Mary Edwards Walker Medal of Honor Webquest uses a great website that allows students to get a better understanding of the importance and impact Mary Edwards Walker had on women’s rights during the 1800s and early 1900s. The webquest focuses on her actions as a surgeon during the Civil War and her overall life. The webquest does a great of explaining of how Mary Edwards Walker earned the Medal of Honor and did not let society decide what she would be and do. The webquest is very easy to follow for students in grades 5-12.
Click on the link below to visit the website:
Click here to view the website.
The webquest contains 40 questions and an answer sheet is included for the teacher. A QR code is included along with the traditional website link. The webquest takes most students at least 20 to 45 minutes to complete depending on their age. Feel free to modify this activity if needed to fit the needs of your students.