by Mia Rhodes, Oak Point

Introduction

Exploring the West
by Mia Rhodes
Oak Point Intermediate School

In this webquest students will act as reporters for the Washington Post in the 1800's. They are being sent on assignment to travel with a person who is experienced in living in the new area arquired by the United States in the Lousianna Purchase. During their trip reporters will record their experiences and put together a presentation to share with their editor back home. Get ready for some wild experiences out West!