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1 IntroductionTaskProcessEvaluationConclusion Cheerio! Welcome to London! As exchange students this year, you and your fellow classmate will have the opportunity to learn so much about this great city. When you two get back to your home school in America, your classmates will want to hear all about London, so be prepared to fill them in on everything you saw and experienced! Have fun! Click on the Task button to choose a task before you begin. If you get lost along the way, me at

2 IntroductionTaskProcessEvaluationConclusion Choose one of the tasks and click on the bottom of the tower for the rubric for each. Then click the Process button. Task #1Task #2 Task 1: Plan a 7 day trip to London. What will you need? How will you travel? What will you see while there? Task 2: Create a travel brochure about London. Feature interesting facts and places that would persuade someone to visit.

3 IntroductionTaskProcessEvaluationConclusion Rubric for Task 2 CATEGORY4321. Spelling & Proofreading No spelling errors remain after one person other than the typist reads and corrects the itinerary. No more than 1 spelling error remains after one person other than the typist reads and corrects the itinerary. No more than 3 spelling errors remain after one person other than the typist reads and corrects the itinerary. Several spelling errors in the itinerary. Writing - Grammar There are no grammatical mistakes in the itinerary. There are no grammatical mistakes in the itinerary after feedback from an adult. There are 1-2 grammatical mistakes in the itinerary even after feedback from an adult. There are several grammatical mistakes in the itinerary even after feedback from an adult. Content - Accuracy All facts in the itinerary are accurate % of the facts in the itinerary are accurate % of the facts in the itinerary are accurate. Fewer than 80% of the facts in the itinerary are accurate. Organizationwell-organized information.Could be more organizedNot very organized formatting and organization of material are confusing to the reader. Knowledge Gained All students in the group can accurately answer all questions related to facts in the itinerary All students in the group can accurately answer most questions related to facts in itinerary Most students in the group can accurately answer most questions related to facts in itinerary Several students in the group appear to have little knowledge about the facts related to the itinerary Elements Includes detailed travel plans, what they will bring, what they will see. Includes all elements, but not very detailed. Missing one element Missing more than one element. CooperationAll partners worked well and collaborated together to complete the task in an efficient and creative way. Some cooperation.Very little cooperation between team members. Little to no cooperation or teamwork.

4 IntroductionTaskProcessEvaluationConclusion CATEGORY4321 Writing - Organization Each section in the brochure has a clear beginning, middle, and end. Almost all sections of the brochure have a clear beginning, middle and end. Most sections of the brochure have a clear beginning, middle and end. Less than half of the sections of the brochure have a clear beginning, middle and end. Spelling & Proofreading No spelling errors remain after one person other than the typist reads and corrects the brochure. No more than 1 spelling error remains after one person other than the typist reads and corrects the brochure. No more than 3 spelling errors remain after one person other than the typist reads and corrects the brochure. Several spelling errors in the brochure. Writing - Grammar There are no grammatical mistakes in the brochure. There are no grammatical mistakes in the brochure after feedback from an adult. There are 1-2 grammatical mistakes in the brochure even after feedback from an adult. There are several grammatical mistakes in the brochure even after feedback from an adult. Content - Accuracy All facts in the brochure are accurate % of the facts in the brochure are accurate % of the facts in the brochure are accurate. Fewer than 80% of the facts in the brochure are accurate. Attractiveness & Organization The brochure has exceptionally attractive formatting and well- organized information. The brochure has attractive formatting and well-organized information. The brochure has well-organized information. The brochure\\\'s formatting and organization of material are confusing to the reader. Knowledge Gained All students in the group can accurately answer all questions related to facts in the brochure and to technical processes used to create the brochure. All students in the group can accurately answer most questions related to facts in the brochure and to technical processes used to create the brochure. Most students in the group can accurately answer most questions related to facts in the brochure and to technical processes used to create the brochure. Several students in the group appear to have little knowledge about the facts or technical processes used in the brochure. Graphics/Pictures Graphics go well with the text and there is a good mix of text and graphics. Graphics go well with the text, but there are so many that they distract from the text. Graphics go well with the text, but there are too few and the brochure seems \\\"text- heavy\\\". Graphics do not go with the accompanying text or appear to be randomly chosen. CooperationAll partners worked well and collaborated together to complete the task in an efficient and creative way. Some cooperation.Very little cooperation between team members. Little to no cooperation or teamwork.

5 IntroductionTaskProcessEvaluationConclusion The tower on the left is a famous clock tower in London called Big Ben. Click on each tower to learn more about London. Take notes on your graphic organizer as you go!

6 IntroductionTaskProcessEvaluationConclusion Teacher Page How was your trip? You should have experienced and learned many new things about the city of London. You learned about planning a trip, as well as basic information about the city, such as what foods are commonly eaten there and what the money is like. You learned how to get around London and learned all about the royal family, including a tour of Buckingham Palace. You also got to learn about several London landmarks. To the left, you will find even more interesting information about London. Webcam of the famous Abbey Road! Info on the 2012 Summer Olympics in London! Video tour of Stratford, London

7 IntroductionTaskProcessEvaluationConclusion This webquest was designed for 4 th and 5 th graders. I would have them complete it with a partner over the course of a few days. I would begin the week with a brief overview of London. At the end of the week, once every student has completed it, we would celebrate what we have learned with music, books and food from and about London, as well as share what everyone completed for their tasks. Social Studies Content Standards: SS-EP Students will study a variety of diverse cultures locally and in the world today and explain the importance of appreciating and understanding other cultures. 2.16Students observe, analyze, and interpret human behaviors, social groupings, and institutions to better understand people and the relationships among individuals and among groups. 2.20Students understand, analyze, and interpret historical events, conditions, trends, and issues to develop historical perspective.

8 IntroductionTaskProcessEvaluationConclusion Before you leave for London, there are some important things you should know! Planning the trip Essentials Food of Britain Money: Be sure to take the quiz! Etiquette Language: Use the dialect translator!

9 IntroductionTaskProcessEvaluationConclusion There are many ways to travel around London. Here are some examples! Black Taxi: Would you have what it takes to pass the knowledge test? Double-decker Bus Bus game: Remember to stay on the left side! The Tube King’s Cross Station

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11 IntroductionTaskProcessEvaluationConclusion Royalty is a very important part of England’s history. Click on the crowns to learn more about the royal family. Royal Family: Answer the questions! More about the Royal Family The Queen: Did anything surprise you? More about the Queen’s life Buckingham Palace: Take the virtual tour! Facts about the Changing of the Guard Watch the Changing of the Guard

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14 IntroductionTaskProcessEvaluationConclusion Big Ben: Take the video tour & play the game! Tower of London history Tower of London video Tower Bridge: Look at the history & check out the webcam. Westminster Abbey Below, you will find links that will take you to famous landmarks in London. Enjoy!

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