The Siege of Yorktown Webquest with Key- This is a 6 page document that contains a webquest and a completed teachers key for easy marking. It contains 10 questions from the history.com website.
Students will be asked to watch several videos which will provide a detailed accounting of the siege and eventual America/French victory at Yorktown. An article with a historical accounting of the siege and related naval battles is also required reading before beginning the webquest. The military positions of Lord Cornwallis and George Washington prior to the battle, the encirclement of the British at Yorktown, Virginia, the French and British naval battle off the Virginia Capes, the surrender of the British forces, and the result of the American/French victory at Yorktown, 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.