Presentation on theme: "The Great Wall of China Introduction Task Resources Process Evaluation Conclusion Standards Citations Teacher Notes A WEBQUEST for 6th Grade (Social Studies)"— Presentation transcript:
1 The Great Wall of ChinaIntroduction Task Resources Process Evaluation Conclusion Standards Citations Teacher NotesA WEBQUEST for 6th Grade(Social Studies)Designed by – Michelle SmithInternet in Education– Summer 2012BaseA WebQuest on a template from The WebQuest Page
2 IntroductionYou have just been hired by the Chinese government. The Chinese have a challenge for you ,“Can you come up with an ad campaign to increase the tourism to the Great Wall ?”
3 TaskYour task is to create an Ad Campaign for The Great Wall. This should be in the form of a Glogster. List new events/features at The Great Wall you could add. You are to work in groups of three.
4 Resources Paper and Pencil Computer with internet Social Studies TextbookFlip CameraGlogster account loginGlogster example
5 ProcessStep 1: Start by reviewing websites on The Great Wall as a group. Step 2: Answer questions about The Great Wall of China on a separate piece of paper as a group. Why was The Great Wall built? Who built The Great Wall? Did they finish The Great Wall? What is unique about The Great Wall? How long is the Great Wall and where is it located?
6 Process IIStep 3: Look at pictures of The Great Wall of China from the websites below What are some of the challenges for tourism? What activities could be included to increase tourism? How can the local businesses help or community?
7 Process IIIStep 4: Design an ad campaign to help increase tourism. Are there changes that need to be made to The Great Wall? What extra activities could you add to increase tourism. Create a glogster to showcase all the features you need for your ad. Establish roles of each group member. 1. Include 3 graphics. 2. Insert a video of you group campaigning for you ad. Use a flip camera to film a short commercial of your ad campaign. 3. List features or activities you will add to The Great Wall. 4. Make you list all your members on the Glogster 5. Be creative and make it colorful! Step 5: Share Glogsters with others.
9 ConclusionCongratulations on creating a very exciting Glogster on your Ad Campaign. The Chinese government appreciated all your hard work and hope more people will be visiting their Great Wall soon! Your Glogster will remind them to visit and keep them there with new activities or changes.! Thanks for your creativity!
10 Standards Ohio Content Standards: Social Studies- History Strand Theme: Regions & People of Eastern Hemisphere-Early civilizations2. Early Civilizations (India,Egypt,China,Mesopotamia) with unique governments,Economic systems, social structures, religions,technologies, agricultural practices, andProducts flourished as a result of favorable geographic characteristics. The culturalpractices and products of these early civilizations can be used to help understand theEastern Hemisphere today.5. Regions can be determined, classified and compared using criteria. (e.g., landforms, climate, population,cultural, or economic.)8. Modern cultural practices and products show the influence of tradition and diffusion, including theimpact of major world religions.NETS-Students1. Creativity & InnovationA. Apply existing knowledge to generate new ideas, products, or processes.B. Create original works a mean to personal or group extensions2.Communication & CollaborationA. Interact, collaborate, and publish with peers, experts, or others employing a variety of digital environments and media.B. Communicate information and ideas effectively to multiple audiences using a variety of media and formats.d. Contribute to project teams to produce original works or solve problems.4. Critical Thinking, Problem-Solving, and Decision makingA. Identify and define authentic problems and significant questions for investigationsB. Plan and manage activities to develop a solution or complete a project.
11 CitationsThe Great Wall [Image]. (2012). Retrieved from Great Wall [Image].Retrieved from Chinese flag [Image]. (2010). Retrieved from Glogster [Image]. Retrieved from
12 Citations IIAll About the Great Wall of China. (2007). Retrieved July 23, 2012 from The Great Wall of China (2008) Retrieved July from Ancient China. (N.D.). Retrieved July 24, 2012 from The China Guide. (2012). Retrieved July 25, 2012 from The Great Wall of China. (N.D.). Retrieved from Wiki Map of China. (N.D.). Retrieved July 24, 2012 from
13 Teacher PageStudents will be exploring Ancient Civilizations in Social Studies and reading about these prior to this project. They will read in their social studies text book about Ancient China. Then they will complete this Web Quest to gain valuable information about traditions of cultures an how to integrate these in modern day society. An extension of this project would be to explore the religions of the Chinese and create Prezi presentation on the different religions.