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Webquest assignment for ed tech

  1. 1. Student Page The Four Seasons For Educators Title Designed by Introduction Kelsey Young Task ksy5@zips.uakron.edu Process Evaluation Conclusion Credits Based on a template from The WebQuest Page
  2. 2. Student Page Introduction Title This Webquest is designed for a Third Grade Science Introduction curriculum. The class will be divided into four separate groups, with each group representing one season (either Task spring, summer, fall or winter.) Process Evaluation Have you ever tried going sledding when there is no snow Conclusion on the ground? Or have you ever tried swimming when it is cold outside? These activities are not very fun if the weather is not right! There are activities and clothing for every season, and in this unit we will be exploring what those are. Credits
  3. 3. Student Page The Task Title Introduction You will be split into four groups. Each group will be Task assigned a season (spring, summer, fall/autumn, or winter). Your group will then discuss the season with one another Process and with family members. You will each color a picture on a Evaluation season website. Then each group will make a large poster Conclusion board all about their season, and present it in front of the class. Credits
  4. 4. Student Page The Process 1. Your class will be split into four groups. Title Introduction 2. Each group will be assigned one of the four Task seasons, (spring, summer, fall/autumn or winter). Process 3. In your group, talk about what the weather is like in your season. Evaluation Write a team summary, answering these questions to the best of Conclusion your ability: It is cold, warm, or a mixture of both? What kind of clothing do you wear? What activities can you do? What sports do you play? 4. When you go home, talk to your family members and friends about your season. Ask them the same questions your group answered. Are the answers the same? Write down any differences and bring your notes to school. 5. Your group will be using a computer during class. Your teacher will help you go to this website: http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/scienceforkids/seasons/seaso ns.htm . Credits
  5. 5. Student Page The Process 6. Once on this website, click on your season. Click on a coloring picture. Use the “drag + drop” arrows to add several items to Title your picture, and a variety of colors to paint it. When you are Introduction finished, ask your teacher to print it. Task 7. Next, your teacher will give your group a poster board. Gather Process the group summary, all notes from home, and everyone’s Evaluation printed picture. Attach these items to your poster board to Conclusion make a collage about your season. You may use other decorations as well, example-flowers for spring. 8. On the back of your poster board, write out items that can be seen during your season, example-pumpkins in the fall/autumn. 9. For the next day of school, bring an item that can be found in your season. For example, a scarf for winter. 10. Present your season in front of your class, with your poster board hanging at the front. Each person in your group will show and talk about the item they brought. Each person will talk about something new that they learned about their season. Credits
  6. 6. Student Page Evaluation Title Score Beginning Developing Accomplished Exemplary Introduction 1 2 3 4 Group Students put Students put Students put Students put Task completes thought into thought into thought into thought into written answering one of answering two of answering three of answering four of Process summary of the four questions. the four questions. the four questions. the four questions. their season, Evaluation thoughtfully answering the four Conclusion questions. Each student Student may Student discusses Student discusses Student discusses asks their discuss assignment their season with their season with their season with own family with family family family family members, members or members and members/friends, members/friends, asks the four friends about friends. asks the four asks the four questions, and their assigned questions, but does questions, and writes writes down season and not write down any down some info. thoughful answers. documents info. their findings. Student Student does not Student does not use Student uses 1 “drag Student uses displays use “drag + drop” “drag + drop” items, + drop” item, but several “drag + creativity items, nor does but student does student does color drop” items, and through their student color in color the entire the entire picture. student colors the website the entire picture. picture. entire picture. picture. Credits
  7. 7. Student Page Evaluation continued Title Beginning Developin Accomplished Exemplary Score Introduction 1 g 3 4 Task 2 Process Students attach Students Students Students complete .Students season summary, all complete one complete three of the four complete four of Evaluation notes from home, of the four two of the tasks the four tasks. and all printed tasks. four tasks. Conclusion pictures to poster board. Student write descriptive words of their season on back of poster. All students in group Students fully Students Students fully Students fully 1) participate in complete one fully complete three of complete four of presentation. 2)All of four tasks. complete the four tasks. the four tasks students bring an two of the item from four tasks home, and 3) discuss it with class. 4)Students talk about something new that they learned. Credits
  8. 8. Student Page Conclusion Great job! You have completed this unit on the four seasons! By Title looking online and talking with one another, you have learned Introduction about what clothing and activities often go with each season. You Task have created an awesome poster board about your season, which Process will be hung up in your classroom! Evaluation Here is a video that talks more about each season: Conclusion http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BorRIdPdg8w Which season is your favorite and why? Credits
  9. 9. Student Page Credits & References Title -Images gathered from: http://www.google.com/imghp Introduction Task -Season coloring picture website: Process http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/scienceforkids/seasons/ Evaluation seasons.htm Conclusion -Webquest sites: http://webquest.org/ http://www.slideshare.net/ Credits