Created By: John Neubaum, Armstrong Township High School (Armstrong, IL)
Grade Level: 10th
Content Area: History
Database Integration: Groups of 2-3 students will be given two class periods to research the database on whaling. They will search for photos that represent teh whaling industry. In the classroom they will use a projector and give a five-minute presentation.
Activity that Meets this Standard
|State Goal 16: Understand events, trends, individuals and movements shaping the history of Illinois, the United States and other nations.||
Each group of 2-3 students will use the photos either in a slideshow or in a text presentation that explains the importance of the whaling industry to early U.S. History.
A teacher created rubric that is presented and discussed at the start of the project will assess each student on the entire project.