A 5 Ws analysis allows students to dig into historical events and time periods with the help of a graphic organizer. In this activity, students will highlight the 5 Ws of the Canadian fur trade. Teachers may also ask students to add a 6th cell for "how", though it's not required. Below are some sample questions students may answer.
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Objective: Create a spider map that highlights the who, what, when, where, why, and how of the Fur Trade.
Requirements: Answer 5-6 questions about the Fur Trade and include appropriate illustrations for each.
Grade Level 6-8
Difficulty Level 3 (Developing to Mastery)
Type of Assignment Individual
Type of Activity: 5 Ws of Social Studies and HistoryCommon Core Standards