Hawaiian Cowboys (Paniolos) Webquest uses a website that allow students to get a better understanding of the development of the cattle industry and cowboys that were so important to the economic development of the Kingdom of Hawaii. The first part of the webquest focuses on why and how cattle were brought to Hawaii during the late 1700s. The second part of the webquest is mostly focused on the development of cattle ranching on Hawaii during the 1800s. This a great assignment for those teachers who want to add new viewpoints and perspectives to their Westward Expansion units. The webquest is very easy to follow for students in grades 6-12. Click on the link below to visit the website:
Click here to view the website.
The webquest contains 22 questions and an answer sheet is included for the teacher. QR codes are included along with the traditional website links. The webquest takes most students at least 15 to 30 minutes to complete depending on their age. Feel free to modify this activity if needed to fit the needs of your students.
Cover Picture From: Charles Wickliffe Baldwin (1908) Geography of the Hawaiian Islands, American Book Company