Explore the Mysteries Beneath the Waves

 

WebQuest Roles

The roles that each one of you will take will help your group to more fully understand the graphic novels. Each one of you will be adding to the whole picture and then it will be your challenge to decide just what parts should be included in the final presentation. There are Internet research links for each role, so you need to be keenly aware of the task so that you can bring back to the group all that you have learned about your topic.

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Role # 1 Investigation of historical references to WW II
As you read the graphic novels, carefully note any reference to WWII. Check the vocabulary list to make sure any words that relate to this event are added to the word wall. You will be asking yourself what major character is connected to this historical event and how has it influenced this person's life? Your information will be integrated in the "Historical Backgound Spot" for your final radio show, so make sure it is historically accurate.

WWII-This source provides background information on this historical event.
Allies of WWII- Who were the Axis powers during WWII and who were the Allies?
US Involvement in WWII- How did the United States become involved in WWII?
Captain Nemo- Time to find out just who this is and why Commander X is associated with him.
Submarines of WWII-Background information on the submarines used in WWII.

Role #2: Investigation of the Bermuda Triangle
As you read the graphic novels, carefully note any reference to the Bermuda Triangle. Check the vocabulary list to make sure any words that relate to this event are added to the word wall. You will be asking yourself what major character is connected to this historical event and how has it influenced this person's life? Your information will be integrated in the "Historical Backgound Spot" for your final radio show, so make sure it is historically accurate.

Mystery of the Bermuda Triangle
Bombers disappear
Students share research on the Bermuda Triangle
An editorial on the Bermuda Triangle
US military site on the Bermuda Triangle


Role #3: Investigation of Columbus in Atlantic 1492
As you read the graphic novels, carefully note any reference to Columbus. Check the vocabulary list to make sure any words that relate to this event are added to the word wall. You will be asking yourself what major character is connected to this historical event and how has it influenced this person's life? Your information will be integrated in the "Historical Backgound Spot" for your final radio show, so make sure it is historically accurate.


Columbus-myths/facts
Interactive map of Columbus voyage
Columbus reaches new world short video
Columbus and the Canary Islands
Journals of Columbus

 


Role #4: Investigation of the Kingdoms of Atlantis and Lemuria
As you read the novels, carefully note any reference to Atlantis and Lemuria. Check the vocabulary list to make sure any words that relate to this event are added to the word wall. You will be asking yourself what major character is connected to this historical event and how has it influenced this person's life? Your information will be integrated in the "Historical Backgound Spot" for your final radio show, so make sure it is historically accurate.
The Island of Atlantis
Atlantis
The Island of Lemuria
Lemuria

 

 


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