Ed 3508

Sunday, October 02, 2005

Title of Activity: Investigating Ancient Greece

Reference Section

Olivier, M., Gabrual, J., Fuller, T. (2005). WebQuest. Retrieved October 2, 2005, from

Grade Level: 6

Subject: Social Studies

Brief Description of Activity:

Students will be divided into groups of 3 or 4 and then be given the topic which they will research. Students will then visit http://oncampus.richmond.edu/academics/education/projects/webquests/ancientgreece/index.html and use the links provided to complete their research. A graphic organizer is also linked in which students will creatively organize their ideas. A story will then be written based on what they have learned on their topic using PowerPoint.

General Learner Outcome:

Demonstrate an understanding of the ways in which physical, social, and psychological needs are met have varied over time and from place to place.

Specific Learner Outcome:

Use computer programs to collect and organize information, and to write a paragraph or report.

ICT Outcomes:

C.1.2.1 - access and retrieve appropriate information from the Internet by using a specific search path or from given uniform resource locations (URLs)

C.1.2.2 - organize information gathered from the Internet, or an electronic source, by selecting and recording the data in logical files or categories; and by communicating effectively, through appropriate forms, such as speeches, reports and multimedia presentations, applying information technologies that serve particular audiences and purposes

Rational For Integration:
Students will be using a variety of sources from which to collect their information, and through using a website all group members can access the same information at the same time. PowerPoint will be used as a way to publish the student’s work and present it.