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2003webquest Chavez V Bush

  1. 1. Bush v Chavez Student Page Title Introduction Task Process Evaluation Conclusion Credits [ Teacher Page ] An international webquest for intermediate spanish speakers Designed by Nathan Troop [email_address] Based on a template from The WebQuest Page
  2. 2. Introduction Student Page Title Introduction Task Process Evaluation Conclusion Credits [ Teacher Page ] The United States is arguably the most powerful nation on earth and extends its control all over the globe. US foreign policy towards Venezuela has resulted in tenuous relations between the two powers. This webquest will explore the history of international relations between the two nations : economically, politically, culturally, and linguistically.
  3. 3. The Task Student Page Introduction Task Process Evaluation Conclusion Credits [ Teacher Page ] The White House Consensus versus Chavez’s socialist democracy in Venezuela. You will become an expert on the most vociferous debates between the two world leaders of north and south America. Your task will be to figure out why these two leaders cannot get along. You will be doing all of your research through internet articles in both English and Spanish from a variety of news sources so you can develop your own theory of why these two countries can’t get along. Once you have completed all ten of the assigned readings your group must also search for a minimum of 4 additional sources to further back up your opinions. For every additional source you have in English, you must have one in Spanish. After generating your opinions of why these two countries cannot get along, write a one page summary in Spanish expressing your views. Then write a one page analysis in English of how the United States can help quell the heated debate in order for both countries to become better neighbors. Title
  4. 4. The Process Student Page Title Introduction Task Process Evaluation Conclusion Credits [ Teacher Page ] Process: You and your group are going to dig into modern journals, magazines and newspapers from around the globe that take on many political views. Some are going to be pro-Chavez, others are going to adhere to the rigid beliefs of the White House Consensus. It is going to be your job to decifer the real issues and report the real truth between the two countries. Below are a list of links to the ten articles you are required to read. Grab your Spanish-english dictionary and lets solve this international debate.
  5. 5. Evaluation: Student Page Title Introduction Task Process Evaluation Conclusion Credits [ Teacher Page ]
  6. 6. Conclusion Student Page Title Introduction Task Process Evaluation Conclusion Credits [ Teacher Page ] As you will probably find there is a large amount of tension between the two countries especially when it comes to foreign policy. What you decide is the problem and subsequently, the resolution is open for debate. Many scholars still debate the best way to resolve these issues. What I hope you will see by reading these articles is the varying degree of interpretation from different sources.
  7. 7. Credits & References Student Page Title Introduction Task Process Evaluation Conclusion Credits [ Teacher Page ] 10 articles to be used for webquest assignment Bush El Gobierno de Chavez Promesas Vacias y Sed de Poder Chávez celebra victoria petrolera Chávez le contesta a Bush Bush arremete contra Chávez y sus nexos con las FARC Using Chávez as Counterpoint, Bush Pursues Latin Trade Pacts EU “anda desesperado”: Chávez Bush and Chávez Spar at Distance Over Latin Visit Entornointeligente.com 17 de Enero de 2008 Interview: Evo Morales Rice begins Latin America visit
  8. 8. Bush v Chavez [ Student Page ] Title Introduction Learners Standards Process Resources Credits Teacher Page Designed by Nathan Troop [email_address] Based on a template from The WebQuest Page Evaluation Teacher Script Conclusion An international webquest for intermediate spanish speakers
  9. 9. Introduction (Teacher) [ Student Page ] Title Introduction Learners Standards Process Resources Credits Teacher Page The United States is arguably the most powerful nation on earth and extends its control all over the globe. US foreign policy towards Venezuela has resulted in tenuous relations between the two powers. This webquest will explore the history of international relations between the two nations : economically, politically, culturally, and linguistically. This lesson is designed to introduce students to discrepancies in reporting, the Spanish language, and current international affairs. Evaluation Teacher Script Conclusion
  10. 10. Learners (Teacher) [ Student Page ] Title Introduction Learners Standards Process Resources Credits Teacher Page This project is designed for intermediate to advanced Spanish language students. This project can be modified for beginner to intermediate level speakers if the instructor provides students with difficult translations. Learners will need to know basic understanding of sentence structure in Spanish as well as a good grasp of verb conjugation is most tenses. This is a good project for those with poor vocabulary skills because they can take their time and look up the words. Evaluation Teacher Script Conclusion
  11. 11. Curriculum Standards (Teacher) [ Student Page ] Title Introduction Learners Standards Process Resources Credits Teacher Page Colorado model content standards for foreign language STANDARD 1: Students communicate in a foreign language while demonstrating literacy in all four essential skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. 1.1 LISTENING Students listen to and derive meaning from a variety of foreign language sources. 1.2 SPEAKING Students speak in the foreign language for a variety of purposes and for diverse audiences. 1.3 READING Students read and derive meaning from a variety of materials written in a foreign language. 1.4 WRITING Students write in a foreign language for a variety of purposes and for diverse audiences. STANDARD 2: Students acquire and use knowledge of cultures while developing foreign language skills. In addition to practicing Spanish, learners will also learn to think critically, problem solving, and teamwork. Evaluation Teacher Script Conclusion
  12. 12. The Process (Teacher) [ Student Page ] Title Introduction Learners Standards Process Resources Credits Teacher Page Process: Small groups are going to dig into modern journals, magazines and newspapers and video from around the globe that take on many political views. Some are going to be pro-Chavez, others are going to adhere to the rigid beliefs of the White House Consensus. Their job is to decifer the real issues and report the real truth between the two countries. Below are a list of links to the ten articles you are required to read. Grab your Spanish-english dictionary and lets solve this international debate. The teacher may need to provide assistance in the from of translations and also help students find adaquate material for the groups. Evaluation Teacher Script Conclusion
  13. 13. Resources (Teacher) [ Student Page ] Title Introduction Learners Standards Process Resources Credits Teacher Page <ul><ul><li>Student access to internet and word processing programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spanish – English dictionary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Headphones or speakers for the computer </li></ul></ul><ul><li>10 articles to be used for webquest assignment </li></ul><ul><li>Bush El Gobierno de Chavez Promesas Vacias y Sed de Poder </li></ul><ul><li>Chávez celebra victoria petrolera </li></ul><ul><li>Chávez le contesta a Bush </li></ul><ul><li>Bush arremete contra Chávez y sus nexos con las FARC </li></ul><ul><li>Using Chávez as Counterpoint, Bush Pursues Latin Trade Pacts </li></ul><ul><li>EU “anda desesperado”: Chávez </li></ul><ul><li>Bush and Chávez Spar at Distance Over Latin Visit </li></ul><ul><li>Entornointeligente.com 17 de Enero de 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Interview: Evo Morales </li></ul><ul><li>Rice begins Latin America visit </li></ul>Evaluation Teacher Script Conclusion
  14. 14. Evaluation (Teacher) [ Student Page ] Title Introduction Learners Standards Process Resources Credits Teacher Page Evaluation Teacher Script Conclusion
  15. 15. Conclusion (Teacher) [ Student Page ] Title Introduction Learners Standards Process Resources Credits Teacher Page As you will probably find there is a large amount of tension between the two countries especially when it comes to foreign policy. What you decide is the problem and subsequently, the resolution is open for debate. Many scholars still debate the best way to resolve these issues. What I hope you will see by reading these articles is the varying degree of interpretation from different sources. Evaluation Teacher Script Conclusion
  16. 16. Credits & References (Teacher) [ Student Page ] Title Introduction Learners Standards Process Resources Credits Teacher Page Bush El Gobierno de Chavez Promesas Vacias y Sed de Poder Chávez celebra victoria petrolera Chávez le contesta a Bush Bush arremete contra Chávez y sus nexos con las FARC Using Chávez as Counterpoint, Bush Pursues Latin Trade Pacts EU “anda desesperado”: Chávez Bush and Chávez Spar at Distance Over Latin Visit Entornointeligente.com 17 de Enero de 2008 Interview: Evo Morales Rice begins Latin America visit The WebQuest Page The WebQuest Slideshare Group Evaluation Teacher Script Conclusion

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