The Declaration of Independence 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 detailing the Declaration of Independence and Thomas Jefferson's role in writing the document. An article detailing the Declaration is also required reading before beginning the webquest. The reasons behind the American colonists wanting independence, the men tasked with writing the document, a primary source analysis of a section of the Declaration of Independence, and the adoption of the Declaration of Independence by the Continental Congress, are all covered in this assignment.
This webquest can be easily used as an introduction to the topic, a study guide, or a quick and easy sub plan.