Al Capone Does My Shirts WebquestDuring this webquest, you will learn about a variety of subjects introduced through our reading. You will investigate using several websites. You must answer all of the questions on your sheet. When you finish your webquest, you will create a publisher page with the new and interesting information.Answer the following questions by clicking on the link provided.What instrument did Al Capone play in the inmate band?Watch the video and answer the following questions.
What is the value in today’s dollars of Al Capone’s enterprise?Why did Al Capone end up at Alcatraz prison? Name two other prisons where he was a prisoner.
Take the quiz "Ten Fun Facts about Al Capone." Write down your score and one new fact you learned.
Watch the Al Capone video. Al Capone is notorious for the crimes he committed with his gang. Did you know that he also was philanthropic or giving toward the poor in Chicago.Name two good things he did for the people of Chicago.Which President used Capone's bullet proof Cadillac after it was seized by the government?Write three sentences using “gangster slang.”Watch the video about Alcatraz. What was Alcatraz used for before it became a prison? How many escape attempts were made? How many prisoners disappeared while trying to escape? How long was Alcatraz a prison?Draw a picture of the inside of a jail cell on Alcatraz.Find the link for Rules and Regulations on Alcatraz Island. Read through the regulations and find the rules the inmates needed to follow in the cellhouse. Which of the listed rules would you have difficulty following? Why?Alcatraz had an amazing library which contained over 15,000 books.How are the rules of the library on Alcatraz both similar and different from our rules at VMS?View the prison menu and select your favorite meals for the day. Write down what you would have eaten for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Image from:http://www.collectiblebadges.com/media/large_alcatraz_guard_badge.jpgRead the interview with Jean Meredith on Gennifer Choldenko’s webpage.
Why did she live on Alcatraz?What steps needed to be completed for a child to have a friend over for a visit while they were living on Alcatraz?Image from:http://images.clipartof.com/thumbnails/1078776-Clipart-Prisoner-Resting-His-Head-Between-Jail-Cell-Bars-Royalty-Free-Vector-Illustration.jpgRead the interview with Robert Luke. What advice does he give to kids growing up today?Image from:http://stuffpoint.com/alcatraz/image/185473/alcatraz-prison-hall-picture/Look through the photos from inside Alcatraz Prison and the photos of the gardens. React by comparing and contrasting how these photos make you feel. What is the mood for each of these sets of pictures? What surprised you about these pictures? Explain.Use the website link for Alcatraz Gardens to discover what plants survive on Alcatraz. List the names of at least three plants.Image from:http://www.clipartbest.com/cliparts/MiL/zKR/MiLzKRMia.jpegWhat are the legends surrounding Alcatraz and it’s ghosts?Read through the symptoms associated with Autism.Image from:http://img4.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20140318140813/creepypasta/images/b/b4/Golden-gate-bridge-sunset.jpgUse World Book Online to find a picture of the Golden Gate Bridge. Construction of the bridge took place from 1933-1937.