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Woodstock, "Three Days of Peace and Music" 
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Teacher Candidate: Brittany Martinez      
Grade Level: 12th 

Content Area: History          
Topic: Woodstock 

Title of Web Quest: Woodstock, the “Three Days of Peace and Music”


Description of Web Quest: This Webquest focuses on what Woodstock was. Students will be able to use their imagination and go back into time. They will work as a group to create posters, look at the history of how Woodstock came to be, and how other people felt about it.



Illinois Learning Goals and Standards

State Goal 16: Understand events, trends, individuals, and movements, shaping the history of Illinois, the United States and other nations.

State Goal 16.A.5a  Analyze historical and contemporarydevelopments using methods of historical inquiry (pose questions, collect andanalyze data, make and support inferences with evidence, report findings).

State Goal 16.A.4b  Compare competing historical inter­pre­tationsof an event.



1. Creativity and Innovation

Students demonstrates creative thinking, construct, knowledge, and develop

innovative products and processes using technology:

a. Apply existing knowledge to generate new ideas, products, or processes.

b. Create original works as a means of personal or group expression.

c. Use models and simulations to explore complex systems and issues.

d. Identify trends and forecast possibilites.

You are taking a trip back into time during the late 1960's-1969 to be exact. There is a huge music event coming to the town of Bethel, NY. Max Yasgur is putting on what is called "Woodstock" on his six hundred acre property. He needs your help! You will be put into teams to make this festival come together. This is very important to get together with your team and make sure everything goes very smoothly and have fun with the "3 Days of Peace and Music!"

The first team is going to be in charge of creating posters and advertising Woodstock. The next team is in charge of getting the performers together and then interviewing them there opinion on performing in front of all these people. The job of the final team is interviewing the people who attended Woodstock and to ask them what they thought about everything. 


1) Design Team-Your team is to use the link and the powerpoint to research ideas for creating posters and advertisement slogans to promote Woodstock. 

2) Interview Team 1: The link below will take you to see how the people who attended Woodstock and you will be able to feel how they felt before, during, and after Woodstock.

3) Interview Team 2: The link below takes your team to interview the performers and how they felt playing for thousands of people and making them all happy.

Evaluation: See Documents for Rubric

Congratulations Students! Your team has just successfully helped out the Woodstock committee. This WebQuest was designed for students to go back into time and experience what a great time Woodstock was for not only the attendees, but the performers. It gives students a chance to be creative and pretend they are in the 1960's which were a very popular time period.

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Millikin University - Decatur, IL
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