Form groups of three or four.
- Read the Introduction and Task sections of the WebQuest.
- Assign roles to every student and review responsibilities.
- Explore the sites listed below, begin your research, and take notes.
- Brainstorm stories, articles, and ideas for your newspaper.
- Decide amongst your group who will write or draw each piece; the Editor-in-Chief leads this discussion. Each student must submit 3-5 pieces of work or at least one page.
- Write your articles and work on your contributions to the newspaper.
- Submit work to Research Editor, Copy Editor, Layout Editor, and Editor-in-Chief.
- Make necessary changes as recommended by group members.
- Submit final work to Layout Editor.
- Submit newspaper and “works cited” page to Mrs. Krich or Ms. Milardo. Remember to use MLA format for your citations.
Historical Background of To Kill a Mockingbird
Jim Crow Laws
The Real Local Newspaper
1933 World Fair
http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/list/085_disc.html (photographs revealing discrimination)
http://www.google.com/imghp?hl=en&tab=wi&q (Google image search)
www.vivisimo.com (a better Google)
www.wikipedia.com (double-check all information obtained here!)