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For the Teacher:

This page is for the teacher of this webquest activity. It includes: purpose, rationale, learner description, prerequisites, instructional objectives, standards met, subject matter description, and assessment.

Purpose:

The purpose of this activity is to familiarize students with major events in ancient Roman history. Also, to require students to analyze the causal relationships between events, and the downfall of Rome.

Rationale:

It is important for social studies students to understand the relationships among events, including the effects of major events on the course of history. To know the name and date of an event requires only recall, which is in the lowest domain of Bloom's Taxonomy. If students to create something with the events, as they will in this lesson, students will have to access their higher-order thinking skills such as, application, analysis, and synthesis.

Learner Description:

This WebQuest was designed for middle school students studying ancient civilizations, including Rome.

Prerequisites:

Students should be familiar with Web 2.0 tools such as Google Docs, and proficiency in web browsing, and Windows applications. The task in this WebQuest may be easily altered to meet the needs of all students.

Instructional Objectives:

Standards:

6th Grade Social Studies-Hawaii State Standards-addressed with this WebQuest

Subject Matter Description:

The studens will:

In each section listed above, students will:

Assessment

Students will be assesed on the task elements of the WebQuest using the rubric under the evaluation section.