Friday, April 22, 2011

It is time to Travel.... The Assignment

The Internet can be a very valuable source to all people, particularly when they need to get information quickly and successfully. Traveling on the Internet can be just as enjoyable for cyber surfers as it is for tourists. Not all people have the resources to travel, so the Internet offers an opportunity that they may not otherwise be given.
·        By completing this WebQuest, you will
o   cooperate  with your peers
o  gain knowledge
o   learn about your selected destination and 
-gain technological skills
o   create electronic products, and
·         -improve your persuasive writing skills
·        and incorporate collected material for an Oral Presentation

Travel Brochure / Oral Presentation
You will complete the following WebQuest on the Internet at the following address: 

Each group member will be given an individual grade as well as a group grade (if working in a group).
Group members will be graded individually based on:
  • the fulfillment of his/her job - Role
  • the quality of material included in the brochure
  • the content, organization, and mechanics of the persuasive writing
  • the creativity executed to complete the work
  • the neatness exhibited in the final product
Grades will be based on:
  • the overall appearance of the final products
  • the collaborative effort exhibited to complete each of the projects
  • the fulfillment of the project criteria 

 Each Individual (or Your Group) will produce:
  • One Digital Presentation -Choose one from the following: (all will be posted in Bb)
    • Power Point Presentation of 10 slides (5 words per slide) (Rubric on Bb)
    • Animoto 
    • Prezi
    • Glogster (
  • One Paper Brochure with Color Pictures (Rubric on Bb)
  • One Wordle Poster (
  • One Oral Presentation of no more than 5 minutes (Rubric on Bb)
  • Each person in your group must speak during the Oral Presentation

8/365: Traveling the world...


Wednesday, April 20, 2011


Passport by seantoyer
Passport, a photo by seantoyer on Flickr.
American Passport


  • So, where to? What is the adventure? 
  • How to get there? 
  • What does it look like? 
  • What to do?
  • What sights to see?
  • What sites to visit?
  • What will the temperature be?
  • What are the people like? What is their language and culture?
  • What to eat and drink?