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<p>Welcome to London! Web quest</p> <p>Introduction Task Process Resources Evaluation Conclusion Credits</p> <p>London is one the most exciting and cosmopolitan cities in the world. It has the greatest concentration of major attractions in Britain and boasts four World Heritage Sites. There's nowhere else in the world where you can see so much for so little. Choose from the classic British Airways London Eye to museums and galleries, or head outdoors to one of London's many parks. You will play the role of a travel agent and your main objective will be to design a virtual trip to London. The cheapest and the most exciting trip will obtain the prize. SO, BE PREPARED TO ENJOY AN UNFORGETABLE TRIP!!</p> <p>TASK</p> <p>Your task will consist on planning a week trip to London . You will work on groups of four and each student will be in charge of finding out some of the aspects of the organization of the trip, such as how to get there, accommodation, the amount of money you will need, weather forecast,places to eat, different sights etc. The project will be display in a power point presentation.</p> <p>ProcessStep 1 : you will assigned to a group by the teacher. Step 2: Previous knowledge: Quiz: you will find the following quiz so you may test your knowledge about the city of London: http://www.englisch-hilfen.de/en/exercises/countries/london.htm Identification of different sights and monuments exiting in London: http://www.aveiwoncities.com/london/londonattractions.htm http://es.youtube.com/watch?v=AKvUqwXBgfU - &amp;lid=DV++XtrembolSoccerTour+-+ProStreetSoccer&amp;lpos=Watch3-s2</p> <p>Vocabulary workshop: you will perform some task that will be so useful for you in order to carry out the activity and searches on the internet. http://www.ac-nancy metz.fr/enseign/anglais/henry/tube.htm - voc Step 3 : once you have been assigned your role, you will have to research on the web the information for your project. Each of you will be in charge of finding out the answer of four of the following questions that will guide you through the process:</p> <p>Questions1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. How are you going to travel to London? What will be the weather like? What kind of people will you meet there? How can you get from the airport to the hotel? Where are you going to stay? How are you going to travel in the city?</p> <p>7. Where are you going to eat? 8. What sights and museums can you visit there? Look at the time tables, prices etc. 9. What kind of attractions and entertainments can you find? 10. Where can you go out at night? 11. Where can you shop in London? 12. Calculate the budget for this week - trip.</p> <p>Step 4: you will share with your workmates the information you have collected.</p> <p>Step 5: working as a group, you will develop the virtual trip to London in power point presentation that will be display to the class.</p> <p>ResoursesThis web page links will help you to carry out your work: Where to Stay in London. Cambridge Dictionaries Online London Local Weather London Pubs, bars and restaurants The Best Of London's Shopping</p> <p>You will be evaluated through this rubric that will consider the following categories:CATEGORY Oral Presentation 4 Interesting, wellrehearsed with smooth delivery that holds audience attention. Source information collected for all graphics, facts and quotes. All documented in desired format. Makes excellent use of font, color, graphics, effects, etc. to enhance the presentation. All requirements are met and exceeded. 3 Relatively interesting, rehearsed with a fairly smooth delivery that usually holds audience attention. Source information collected for all graphics, facts and quotes. Most documented in desired format. Makes good use of font, color, graphics, effects, etc. to enhance to presentation. All requirements are met. 2 Delivery not smooth, but able to hold audience attention most of the time. Source information collected for graphics, facts and quotes, but not documented in desired format. Makes use of font, color, graphics, effects, etc. but occasionally these detract from the presentation content. One requirement was not completely met. 1 Delivery not smooth and audience attention lost.</p> <p>Sources</p> <p>Very little or no source information was collected.</p> <p>Attractiveness</p> <p>Use of font, color, graphics, effects etc. but these often distract from the presentaion content. More than one requirement was not completely met.</p> <p>Requirements</p> <p>Mechanics</p> <p>No misspellings or grammatical errors.</p> <p>Three or fewer misspellings and/or mechanical errors.</p> <p>Four misspellings and/or grammatical errors.</p> <p>More than 4 errors in spelling or grammar.</p> <p>Content</p> <p>Covers topic in-depth with details and examples. Subject knowledge is excellent.</p> <p>Includes essential knowledge about the topic. Subject knowledge appears to be good.</p> <p>Includes essential information about the topic but there are 1-2 factual errors.</p> <p>Content is minimal OR there are several factual errors.</p> <p>Originality</p> <p>Product shows a large amount of original thought. Ideas are creative and inventive.</p> <p>Product shows some original thought. Work shows new ideas and insights.</p> <p>Uses other people's ideas (giving them credit), but there is little evidence of original thinking.</p> <p>Uses other people's ideas, but does not give them credit.</p> <p>Workload</p> <p>The workload is divided and shared equally by all team members.</p> <p>The workload is divided and shared fairly by all team members, though workloads may vary from person to person.</p> <p>The workload was divided, but one person in the group is viewed as not doing his/her fair share of the work.</p> <p>The workload was not divided OR several people in the group are viewed as not doing their fair share of the work.</p> <p>At the end of the activity , you are likely to have acquired an extensive knowledge about the city of London and how to organized a trip abroad. If you were interested in improving your level of English, what city would you go? UK or another English speaking country? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/list_of_countries_where_eng lish_is_an_official_language - top http://www.esl-guide.com/</p> <p>CreditsThis lesson is created for first grade Secondary students . The images an videos have been taken from: http://www.google.com The webquest lesson was created by: Priscilla Mercado Cruz. Sara Castro Riquelme.</p>