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This activity is a search generated information project.  Students are not given hyperlinks but conduct an information search to answer handout questions.

St. Agatha Research

STATE OF MAINE LEARNING RESULTS

HISTORY

C. HISTORICAL INQUIRY, ANALYSIS, AND INTERPRETATION

Students will learn to evaluate resource material such as documents, artifacts, maps, artworks, and literature, and to make judgments about the perspectives of the authors and their credibility when interpreting current historical events.  Students will be able to:

Pre-K-2

1.  Use artifacts and documents to gather information about the past.

 

Researching St. Agatha on Internet

GRADE: 2

OBJECTIVES:  Students will learn to use Search feature on Internet.  They will learn to extract information from an article to answer some questions.

MATERIALS:

computer with Internet

Research sheet on St. Agatha

ACTIVITIES AND PROCEDURES:

1.  Students will connect to the Internet.  Go to Search and write in St. Agatha, Maine.  They will go to the town site and click on History.

2.  Students will fill in their St. Agatha sheet with the information they find on the website..

ASSESSMENT:  Rubric

This is a teacher prepared handout.

Saint Agatha

1. Who was the first settler to build at the head of Long Lake?

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2. What kind of camp did he build there? _________________________________________

3. Was the soil rich near the lake? _______________

4. What were the names of St. Agatha before it was a town?

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5. In 1871 was St. Agatha part of Frenchville? ________________________________

6. What year was St. Agatha incorporated? (That means in what year did it become a town?)

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