The Battle of Saratoga Webquest with Key- This is a 6 page document that contains a webquest and a completed teachers key for easy marking. It contains 12 questions from the history.com website.
Students will be asked to watch several videos which will provide a detailed accounting of the Battle of Saratoga and explain why many consider it the turning point of the American Revolution. An article with a historical accounting of the battle is also required reading before beginning the webquest. The British invasion of New York from Canada, American and British objectives for the battle, the failure of British reinforcements to arrive, British surrender, and the entry of the French into the war, are all covered by this webquest.
This webquest can be easily used as an introduction to the topic, a study guide, or a quick and easy sub plan.