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1 2004 Summer Olympics A WebQuest for Middle School Students Grade 6-8 English Language Arts Technology ©Olympics Rings Courtesy of:

2 2004 Summer Olympics ©Olympics Rings Courtesy of: Technology Content Standards Grades Identify examples of copyright violations, computer fraud, and possible penalties. 9 - Cite electronic sources properly Apply productivity/multimedia tools and peripherals to support personal productivity, group collaboration, communication, and learning throughout the curriculum Follow procedures to design, develop, publish, and present products using technology resources that demonstrate and communicate curriculum concepts to audiences inside and outside the classroom Integrate word processing skills across the curriculum. 14 – Identify examples of spreadsheets and databases Use telecommunications and other media to collaborate and interact with peers and other audiences following appropriate laws and regulations Apply content-specific tools, software, and simulations to support learning and research Evaluate the accuracy, comprehensiveness, and bias of electronic information sources concerning real-world problems 18 - Use Boolean operators to execute complex searches.

3 2004 Summer Olympics 13 - Select and indicate preference for sources of information. 14 – Use study processes to manage information. 15 – Demonstrate an awareness of the research process Respond with understanding and empathy to information read, viewed, and heard Use available computer technology to enhance reading and writing skills Demonstrate effective listening and speaking behaviors for varied situations and purposes Use the writing process when composing various forms of written expression Use self-monitoring and feedback from peers and teachers to evaluate reading, writing, listening, viewing, studying, and research skills Spell correctly in final written works Express personal feelings, opinions, and information in formal, informal, and interpersonal situations Content Standards English Language Arts Grade 6 ©Olympics Rings Courtesy of:

4 2004 Summer Olympics ©Olympics Rings Courtesy of: 1 - Construct, interpret, and evaluate meaning by applying appropriate strategies to materials across the curriculum. 2 - Read with ease textual, functional, and recreational materials encountered in daily life. 7 - Appreciate the characteristics, literary elements, and cultural influences of literary works representative of various eras Select and indicate preference for sources of information Use study processes to manage information Conduct project research, individually and collaboratively, utilizing all aspects of the research process Respond with understanding and empathy to information read, viewed, and heard Use available computer technology to enhance reading and writing skills Present literature and personal composition effectively Demonstrate effective listening and speaking behaviors for varied situations and purposes Exhibit proficiency in the use of the writing process Know and apply principles of grammar and usage in writing, speaking, and presenting and apply mechanics in writing Use self-monitoring and feedback from peers and teachers to evaluate reading, writing, listening, viewing, studying, and research skills Express personal feelings, opinions, and information in formal and informal situations. Content Standards English Language Arts Grade 7

5 2004 Summer Olympics 2 - Read with ease textual, functional, and recreational materials encountered in daily life Demonstrate active listening and speaking behaviors related to effective oral communication in a number of situations for various purposes Conduct individual research utilizing all aspects of the research process Use available computer technology to enhance reading and writing skills Demonstrate effective listening and speaking behaviors for varied situations and purposes Internalize the writing process Know and apply principles of grammar and usage in writing, speaking, and presenting and apply mechanics in writing Use self-monitoring and feedback from peers and teachers to evaluate reading, writing, listening, viewing, studying, and research skills Compose and present in many forms using different techniques for various audiences and occasions both formal and informal Participate in presentations of written material. Content Standards English Language Arts Grade 8 ©Olympics Rings Courtesy of:

6 Your Task Each member of your group will have certain assignments to complete. The group as a whole will give an oral presentation to the class that will include a Powerpoint presentation, one spreadsheet activity, one database, one Microsoft Publisher presentation, and a one page written report from each group member. Now we will meet the members of your group. You must use search links, search engines, and the AVL.AVL You must abide by all Copyright and Fair Use Guidelines. Good Luck and Let the Games Begin!!!!!!!!!!!!! ©Olympics Rings Courtesy of:

7 2004 Summer Olympics Introduction The Summer Olympics are in Athens, Greece. This was the site of the very first Olympiad. You are going to the Olympics with a job to do, so lets get started. ©Olympics Rings Courtesy of: The Official Olympic Website for Athens 2004 The Athens Greece Official Site for the 2004 Olympics

8 The Historian ©Olympics Rings Courtesy of: The Historian This member will give a brief history of the Olympics and the event(s) your group is covering. Make sure to include facts that are not widely known. You must include one database, spreadsheet, or Publisher document with your part of the presentation. Make sure you collaborate with the other members of your group so you will have all the necessary elements for your group presentation. Highlights from the 1 st Olympics Torch Relay Facts Olympic Games Primer

9 The Olympic Athlete ©Olympics Rings Courtesy of: Picture Olympic Athletes It is an extreme honor to be an Olympic Athlete. Olympic Athletes will be honored the rest of their lives by people in their hometowns and their country. Nearly 100,000 athletes have competed in the Olympic Games. Do you know an Olympic Athlete? Look through the list of USA Olympic Athletes to see if you know anyone USA Olympics Athletes

10 The Ultimate Olympic Fan ©Olympics Rings Courtesy of: Picture: //www.olympic.org/uk/games/athens2004/backstage/index_uk.asp //www.olympic.org/uk/games/athens2004/backstage/index_uk.asp Credit: © Kodak/Karen Kozak This member is the Ultimate fan for the Olympics and the event(s) your group is covering. This person should know more about this event(s) that anyone! This person should know things that only someone that loves this event would even care to know. This person knows statistics of the event(s), the athletics, and the events leading up to the Olympics. If the Ultimate Fan travels to Athens, Greece for the Olympics, please provide the cost of the trip and an itinerary. The Official Olympic Website Statistics and Medal Standings

11 The Reporter ©Olympics Rings Courtesy of: Picture:http://www.olympic.org/uk/games/athens2004/backstage/index_uk.asphttp://www.olympic.org/uk/games/athens2004/backstage/index_uk.asp Credit: © IOC Olympic Museum Collections/Onic Palandjian This member of your group will be able to tell us the behind the scenes information on a daily basis, keep us informed of the medal standings for your event(s) and the athletes competing in your event(s). Please include at least one spreadsheet, one database, or one Publisher document with your presentation. Olympic News Olympic Village Pulse

12 Future Olympic Athlete ©Olympics Rings Courtesy of: Picture: Jason Smoots Litchfield High School Graduate North Carolina Central University Graduate Future Olympic Athlete Click to Learn More About Jason Smoots

13 2004 Olympic Events AquaticsEquestrianShooting ArcheryFencingSoftball AthleticsFootballTable Tennis BadmintonHandballTennis BaseballHockeyTriathlon BasketballJudoVolleyball BoxingModern PentathlonWeightlifting CanoeingRowingWrestling CyclingSailing ©Olympics Rings Courtesy of: Click here to see events at previous Olympic Games Schedule for the 2004 Games

14 Students & Educators have Guidelines Students may: –incorporate portions of lawfully acquired copyrighted works when producing their own educational multimedia projects for a specific course; –perform and display their own projects in the course for which they were created; and –retain them in their own portfolios as examples of their academic work for later personal uses such as job and school interviews. © Intel. All rights reserved.

15 Limitations on Size/Portions for both Educators and Students* Motion Media –Up to 10% or 3 minutes, whichever is less, of a single copyrighted motion media work. Text Material –Up to 10% or 1000 words, whichever is less, of a single copyrighted work of text. © Intel. All rights reserved.

16 Attribution & Acknowledgement Credit the sources and display the copyright notice © and copyright ownership information for all incorporated works including those prepared under fair use. Copyright ownership information includes: – © (the copyright notice) – year of first publication – name of the copyright holder e.g., © 2001 Company/Persons Name © Intel. All rights reserved. ©

17 Bibliography "An Olympic Games Primer." Amatuer Athletic Foundation - Olympic Primer. 21 Aug "Athens 1896 Highlights." International Olympic Committee - Olympic Games. 21 Aug Athens International Airport. Athens International Airport. 20 Aug City of Athens Portal. City of Athens Greece. 20 Aug The official website of the ATHENS 2004 Olympic Games - Games of the XXVIII Olympiad. 20 Aug ©Olympics Rings Courtesy of:

18 Bibliography "Torch Relay Fun Facts." Reading a to z.com Newsletter. 20 Aug Olympic Village. 21 Aug The Official Website of the Olympic Movement. 21 Aug The 2004 Summer Olympic Games. World Almanac & Book of Facts, 2004, p865, 1/8p ; Reading Level (Lexile): 960 ; ( AN ). Candau, Debbie; Doherty, Jennifer; Yost, Judith; Kuni, Paige. Intel© Teach to the Future. Intel© with support from Microsoft, "Track and Field/Cross Country." NCCU Track & Field Home Page. North Carolina Central University. 22 Aug ©Olympics Rings Courtesy of:


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