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Latin America Webquest (McMurray 8th Grade): Webquest

Your Assignment

Here is your complete this webquest!  Please follow the link below for all instructions.  Resources for research may be found on this libguide. Happy webquesting!


  1. one from South America (not Brazil)
  2. one from Central America (Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Costa Rica, or Panama)
  3. one from the Caribbean islands (Haiti, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Puerto Rico*, Bahamas, Trinidad & Tobago, or Barbados)

Types of Sources Required

A total of three sources are required for each country (so at least 9 overall).  Be sure to use a variety of types of sources (at least three overall):

  1. E-books
  2. Print books (we have many on individual countries)
  3. Online databases or encyclopedias
  4. Websites (beware of commercial sites trying to sell you trips or items; those are not reliable for research purposes)

As always, do not not use Wikipedia or similarly structured sites.