EED 465 Week 7 Assignment Benchmark “� Charting the Course: Social Studies Web Quest Details: Choose a specific grade level and strand from the following social studies strands: American History, World History, Civics/Government, Geography, and Economics. Within your selected strand, you will also need to select one particular concept. (To assist, visit the Arizona Department of Education’s Social Studies Standards page at http://www.azed.gov/standards-practices/social-studies-standard/.) Create an essential question that your Web Quest will address. Be sure to include the essential question on the introduction page of your Web Quest. Use the “Essential Questions”� resource for details on how to create an essential question http://iss.gstboces.org/ctice/trainings/Web Questing/handouts/EssentialQuestions.pdf. Review Zunal.com to construct your Web Quest. (For examples of completed Web Quests, visit the Web Quest home page at http://Web Quest.org/index.php.) Design a five-day Web Quest that could be used to teach and assess one particular concept from the social studies strand you selected. Account for the following lesson plan components: 1. Required resources and materials. 2. Strategies for integrating language arts, where applicable. 3. Strategies for teaching applicable social studies vocabulary. 4. Hands-on learning experiences. 5. A minimum of seven pages designed within the Web Quest website. 6. Differentiated instruction. Write a reflection of 1,000-1,250 words on why you think the Web Quest you have devised represents best practices for teaching social studies and how your mentor teacher’s practices influenced your design. APA format is not required, but solid academic writing is expected. Provide access for your instructor to view your Web Quest by submitting your Web Quest URL to your instructor. Submit the assignment to the instructor by the end of Topic 7. Additionally, submit the assignment in Taskstream along with your completed Practicum/Field Experience Observation and Activity Log after you have accumulated all of the required practicum/field experience hours for this course. Directions for submitting to Taskstream can be found on the College of Education site in the Student Success Center.