Why Did They Do That?

A WebQuest for 8th Grade

Flags and their origins

Social Studies and Language Arts

Teacher | Student


Travel Journal

Print Version

Team Members’ Names: _________________

Travel Journal: (Please provide all web addresses for support)

What continent are you traveling on?

Which two countries did you visit?

In two sentences, please describe each country’s flag.  

What can you tell about the way it is designed? 

What symbols do they use to represent their country? 

What do you think those symbols stand for?

Where did you search to find each country’s origins for their flag?

After finding out about the origins of the flag, what does it lead you to believe about this country? 

What do the symbols tell you about the country?

What else can you share with the Congress about this country?