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  1. 1. WEBQUEST <ul><li>TITLE: Touristic Places in Cuenca </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher: Jenny Calle Medina </li></ul><ul><li>Mail: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Area: Ciencias Sociales </li></ul><ul><li>Level: 4thTourism </li></ul>INTRODUCION TAREA PROCESO EVALUACION CONCLUSIONES CREDITOS
  2. 2. INTRODUTION <ul><li>Cuenca is one of the most beautiful cities in Ecuador. It a special place becuase of its narrow streets, wonderful rivers, and irony balconies, pretty garden and it was declared Cultural Heritage Site by the UNESCO in 1999. For all these reasons, Cuenca is a touristic attration of great importance in our country. </li></ul><ul><li>Well, now you have the oportunity to know and enjoy its architecture, culture, and natural attrations that our city has. </li></ul><ul><li>So, you have to work hard in order to get a final job with the best quality. </li></ul>
  3. 3. TASKS <ul><li>What do we have to do? </li></ul><ul><li>1. Let’s going to work in groups to write a summary about the attractive touristic, architectonic, cultural and natural places of our city . </li></ul><ul><li>2. Let’s going to illuestrate our job with photos, pictures or drawing in order to help to understand and value our city. </li></ul>
  4. 4. PROCESS <ul><li>ACTIVITY 1: WORK IN GROUPS: </li></ul><ul><li>-You have to work in groups of three people. You have to choose the members of the group. In this way you can work in a free manner and can get the best results. </li></ul><ul><li>ACTIVITY 2: LET’S GOING TO GET INFORMATION: Each member of the grop has different responsabilities: </li></ul><ul><li>-Architect </li></ul><ul><li>-Artist </li></ul><ul><li>-Ecologist </li></ul>
  5. 5. a) The architect has to : * find the characteristics of the Cuencana arquitecture * describe the mateiral thar are used in the constructions *name and describe the most important and historical builidngs in the city *get photos, pictures or drawings about the Cuencan Architecture *look for some information in: http://www.cuenca.com.ec/index.php/c6edificacionespat/0/?&L=3 http://www.travelpod.com/travel-photo/theblakes/1/1254870188/ang-in-the-main-plaza.jpg/tpod.html http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/theblakes/1/1254870188/tpod.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cuenca,_Ecuador http://www.ecuadorboutiquehotels.com/hotelsantalucia http://wikitravel.org/en/Cuenca_(Ecuador) http://www.surtrek.com/hotels_cuenca.html
  6. 6. b) The artist has to: *identify the main museums *describe where they are located *explain why these museums are important *get pictures, photos or drawing about the museums *look for information in: http://www.destination360.com/south-america/ecuador/cuenca http://www.destination360.com/south-america/ecuador/ecuador-museums http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=es&um=1&ie=UTF-8&q=Museums+in+Cuenca+Ecuador&fb=1&gl=ec&hq=Museums&hnear=Cuenca+Ecuador&view=text&ei=Oq72S7_yNsL_lgf-76jFCg&sa=X&oi=local_group&ct=more-results&resnum=1&ved=0CCkQtQMwAA http://www.exploringecuador.com/museum_bce/index.htm http://www.cuenca.com.ec/index.php/a10/0/ www.cuenca.com.ec/index.php/a11/0/ http://www.cuenca.com.ec/index.php/160/0/ http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cuenca_(Ecuador ) http://www.exploringecuador.com/en_ar_cuenca_world_cultural_heritage_site.htm http://www.exploringecuador.com/en_ar_cuenca_world_cultural_heritage_site.htm
  7. 7. <ul><li>ACTIVITY 3: PUT IN ODER THE GOTTEN INFORMATION: All the memmbers of the group has to work together. Each one of them has investigated and collected information about four aspects, and these aspects have to be numbered in order to be sure that all requiered information is there. Each memeber of the group has to oder, clasify and summarize the gotten information, and the have to elaborate a list that will be called “data list” in where we have to write the names of the members of the group and their rol and the information. If some information is missed, you will have to inform to the group to look for a solution.    </li></ul><ul><li>ACTIVITY 4: HELP OURSELVES Once again we are going to work together with the members of the group. We have to put together all the information that we have order, classify and summarize. Then we have to make another list, and we call this “oder of contents”. In this list we have to put in order all the data again, but this time in the order that the information is going to be presented in the final job.  </li></ul>
  8. 8. c) The ecologist has to: *identify the main natural attrations of the city *describe where they are located *explain why they are important and why we should protect them * get pictures, photos or drawing about the museums *look for information in: http://www.ecuador-travel.net/biodiversity.parks.elcajas.htm http://www.exploringecuador.com/en_ar_cuenca_world_cultural_heritage_site.htm http://www.exploringecuador.com/en_ar_cuenca_ecuador.htm http://www.destination360.com/south-america/ecuador/cuenca-tomebamba-river http://www.travelpod.com/travel-photo/incajac/southamerica05/1110583140/5_cuenca_river_2.jpg/tpod.html http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=es&um=1&ie=UTF-8&q=EL+cajas+national+park&fb=1&gl=ec&hq=EL+cajas+national+park&view=text&ei=MbT2S47mMoa0lQfxnMi_Cg&sa=X&oi=local_group&ct=more-results&resnum=4&ved=0CDEQtQMwAw
  9. 9. ACTIVITY 5: FINAL EDITING All the members of the group have to write the final editing. The final job has to have all gotten information in a clear, precise, and odered way. We have to explain why Cuenca is an unique city because of tis architecture, culture and natural attrations. ACTIVITY 6 : MAKE OTHER MATERIALS Let’s go to make a collage with the photos, pictures and drawings that eah member of the group has to collect. In this way, our final job will have an excellent presentation. Also, we make a map of the city in which there are the main buildings, museums and natural attractions.
  10. 10. EVALUACION <ul><li>LOW GRADES: (1-5) </li></ul><ul><li>The information isn’t enough </li></ul><ul><li>Bad spelling and grammar </li></ul><ul><li>Inadecuate presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Poor creativity in the presentacion of the dinal job </li></ul><ul><li>MEDIUM GRADES: (6-10) </li></ul><ul><li>The informacion is umcompleted </li></ul><ul><li>There are spelling and grammar mistakes </li></ul><ul><li>The presesntation isn’t ordered </li></ul><ul><li>There is some creativity in the presentation of the final job </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>GOOD GRADES: (11-15) </li></ul><ul><li>The information is good but not precise </li></ul><ul><li>There are small mistakes in the spelling and grammar </li></ul><ul><li>Good presentation </li></ul><ul><li>There is creativity in the presentation of the final job </li></ul><ul><li>PUNTAJE ALTO: (16-20) </li></ul><ul><li>The gotten information is complete, precise and clear </li></ul><ul><li>There aren’t any spelling or grammar mistakes </li></ul><ul><li>Excellen presentation </li></ul><ul><li>There is high creativity in the presentation of the final job. </li></ul>
  12. 12. CONCLUSIONS <ul><li>At the end of this job, you have discovered a lot of interesting, attractive, and unkown aspects about our city </li></ul><ul><li>You know more about the architecture, museums, and natural attrations that are near you. </li></ul><ul><li>You know many details about our city that help you to love and value it. </li></ul><ul><li>Also, you have learnet to use the Internet as a tool to get information. So, you can transform this infomation in knowledge. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Credits and References <ul><li>I am so grateful with the owners of the web pages and the imagens for educative purposes. </li></ul>