a Good Citizen with
A WebQuest for 3rd
Carol Frey and Jennifer
Introduction | Task
| Process | Evaluation
| Conclusion | Credits
you a good citizen? What is Citizenship anyway? How can you
be a good citizen and help your...
and your partner's quest will be to study citizenship through the eyes
of author Barbara Cooney's story, Miss Rumphius, and through projects
and activities. Be ready to read, visit the web, and complete your
tasks to earn a Good Citizenship Award.
You and your partner
will complete the following tasks:
Make a Citizenship folder
where you can keep your work.
Look up the meaning
of citizenship on the web.
Learn about being a
good citizen in your family, with friends, at school, in your community,
and in your country.
Read Miss Rumphius
by Barbara Cooney to see how she was a good citizen and do a book report
with your partner. (Teacher note: For more student
activities on this book visit: www.sdcoe.k12.ca.us/score/rumf/rumftg.html
Celebrate your good
citizenship with a project from our list of choices.
Your quest is finished
and you may claim your reward!
Put on your "thinking
cap" and let's begin your quest.
1. You and
your partner will need to get one piece of construction paper. Next,
fold the paper in half, "hamburger style", to make a folder. On the
cover, write the word Citizenship and
your names. You may decorate the cover later for extra credit.
This folder is where you will keep all of your work.
to learn the meaning, scroll down and copy the meaning on the inside cover
of your folder.
citizens do their share of chores at home.
On a piece of paper, show how you and your partner are good citizens by
each writing at least one chore you do at your house. Think of one
extra chore you can do to be more helpful this week. Write it down
and tell your teacher when you do this job to earn extra points.
citizens use polite manners, cooperate, and use kind words with friends.
to get tips on how to be a good friend.
citizens follow the rules and respect others at school.
Each of you can pick one school rule and make a poster showing how you
follow that rule. To get more points, pick another rule and make
citizens help to keep their community clean and safe.
Find out about others that help in your community by clicking on community.
Now copy the sentences below, fill in the first blank with a community
helper, fill in the other blanks, and don't forget to put it in your folder.
help our community by _________.
can help my community by _____________.
citizens take care of their country's air, land, water, and learn about
their country's symbols. Click here
to visit "Helpful Hints for Planet Earth".
click on "Read our Book" to learn what you can do to take care of your
country. Don't forget to click on the arrow to read all the slides.
Next go back to the home page, click on "Earth Day Quiz", and print it.
Fill in the blanks on the quiz and place it in your folder.
to visit "Symbols of the U.S. Government. Check out the many symbols
of our country and print the one you like best.
It is time to take a break from the computer and read. Ask your teacher
for a copy of Miss Rumphius and read it with your partner to see
how Miss Rumphius was a good citizen.
on the picture to learn more about lupines.
Click on the picture and
print the book report form to finish with your partner.
Now that you are an expert on citizenship,
one of these projects to complete either with your partner or on your own.
the programs Inspiration, Paint, or art materials make one of the
a citizenship flag for your class. At the bottom of the page, explain
why you chose this design.
Rumphius liked lupines. Design your own flower to plant that would
make the world more beautiful. At the bottom of the page, name the
flower and tell where you would plant it.
a thank you letter to Miss Rumphius thanking her for making the world a
more beautiful place. Tell her what your plans are for being a good
citizen. Draw a picture to go with your letter.
Your teacher will
use this rubric to grade your work.
Makes a plain
Folder has names
Folder has names,
title, and meaning
Folder has names,
title, meaning and is decorated
List of Chores
Each lists one
Each lists more
than one chore
One extra chore
to be done at home is added to list
teacher that the extra chore added to list was completed
rule and some illustration
rule and illustration with more detail
More than one
Earth Day Quiz
Prints out quiz
answers 8 correctly
Answers 9 correctly
Answers 10 correctly
Answers 11 correctly
and prints a symbol
||Answers 4 correctly
||Answers 5 correctly
||Answers 6 correctly
||Answers 7 correctly
1. Designs picture
2. Designs flower
3. Writes letter
1 and 2 include
picture and writing
3. Letter with picture
Illinois State goals addressed: Language Arts
Goal 1.A, 1.B.1a, 1.C, 2.B.1c, 3.C, 5.A, 5.C.1b Science
Goal 13.B.1e, Social Science Goal 14.C
You are now an expert on citizenship. Celebrate by clicking
on the smile for your award.
Images from www.school.discovery.com, www.321.clipart.com,
www.fcgnetworks.net/tortaktales/illustrators/cooney1.html, and classroomclipart.com.
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