The History of Languages in the United States WebQuest

Profe Nygaard
Grade Levels
9th - 12th
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In this WebQuest students will learn about:

  • Indigenous languages
  • Brutal Boarding Schools for Native Americans
  • America's bilingual roots
  • Teddy Roosevelt's take on English in the United States
  • Julián Castro on Why He Doesn’t Speak Fluent Spanish
  • Does Bilingualism in America Threaten the English Language?
  • Americans Suffer from Inadequate Foreign Language Education

Students will also reflect on their own language experiences and express their opinion about what they learned in the WebQuest.

Both English & Spanish Versions of the written questions included. Note however that the website material is all in English.

100 minutes

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Total Pages
28 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 hours
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