The thirteen colonies in the America's had been at war with Britain for around a year when the Second Continental Congress decided it was time for the colonies to officially declare their independence. This meant that they were breaking away from British rule. They would no longer be a part of the British Empire and would fight for their freedom.
The students gain factual information about this document and the brave people that risked everything for freedom while learning to read for information and using research skills.
Answer Key included
The WebQuest, Thomas Jefferson, is available
WebQuest: Thomas Jefferson -Founding Father Grades 4-7
This WebQuest can be purchased as part of a bundle of 11 WebQuests about events and people that played a pivotal role in the Revolution.
A Bundled Collection Of 11 WebQuests-All About the American Revolution
There is also a collection that includes the webquests, a bingo game, and taskcards covering the same material.
The Ultimate Bundled Package to Teach and Review the American Revolution.
The task cards are located at the following link.
Social Studies Task Cards-American Revolution Events and People
If you're looking for a fun, different project using technology, you might want to give this a try.
Lesson in Designing a Bar Graph in Excel 2007
Another one you might find interesting is,
Language,Social Studies,Computer Project -Teaching with Power Point "Who Am I?"
For a preview of all my WebQuests, click on the following link
Mrs. Mc's WebQuests