The Central Questions

Why did surnames originate in the Middle Ages? Why can most Americans trace their last name back to European descent? What is the history behind your family's last name?

Student Instructions

Work through the following pages to complete the Webquest:

Introduction: Overview of the Webquest

Task:The task to complete

Process: Steps to follow

Evaluation: How your assignment will be evaluated

Conclusion: Final thoughts


Teacher Instructions

The lesson plan for this Webquest is located on the Teacher Page

Proceed to the introduction