Students will work individually to research monuments, tourist attractions,
museums, churches, squares and other points of interest in Paris. They will
select of their choice about Paris. They will use the Internet to research
their topic. In this process, they will do a web search, to multitask,
annotate and cite resources, incorporate photos, images, maps into a text,
and learn how to do a PowerPoint presentation. They will produce a series
of slides to present their topics to the class, with a printed hand-out outling
the major points of their presentation. They will also produce a well written
and organized paper with bibliography to be given to the teacher.
These resources have been provided for additional help. Students may use
information from other sources as well (books,encyclopedias, magazines),
but the primary information source should be the Internet sites.
Paris User Guide http://www.paris-promotion.fr/index.html
Epicurious Travel (Do a Search for Paris) http://travel.epicurious.com/travel/b_places/04_city
Paris Attractions http://www.vacations.com/Vacations/Europe/France/Editorial/Paris/attractions.html
Paris Map Guide To Sites
Paris Top Attractions
Ete's Guide to Paris http://www.ete-pier.com/paris.html
The Paris Pages http://www.paris.org./Monuments
To accomplish this task you should do the following.
Choose a topic.
Complete the research needed by beginning with the helpful sites in the list
under the Resource section of this Web Quest.
As you proceed with your research, you will produce a bibliography slide
where you will include site addresses, titles, authors and dates of publication
for both information gathered and photos/images used.
You will create a minumum of seven slides to help you present your topic
to the class. All information must be in your own words!!! You may include
a brief description, history, location, significant events/ people/ painting/
statues/ dates, pictures, drawings, designs, maps or anything else relevant
to your topic.
After having gathered and synthesized your facts, added visuals, and completed
your bibliography, you will make your PowerPoint presentation .You will also
hand in your final written presentation with bibliography to the teacher.
You will have gained in-depth knowledge about Parisian monuments, tourist
attractions, museums, churches, and other points of interest which will complement
our study of Paris.
You will have learned how to use the Internet for relevant information, how
to multitask, annotate and cite your sources.
You will have processed the information you have found into a presentation
that is well researched, well written, well organized and in your own voice.
You will have learned to process, select and present material in an electronic
format which has a professional look with an overall graphic theme that appeals
to the audience and compliments the topic.