Josh Casano Unit 3

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Unit 3: The Web-Quest

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A WebQuest is an inquiry-oriented lesson format in which most or all the information that learners work with comes from the web. These can be created using various programs, including a simple word processing document that includes links to websites.[1]

In this unit, participants will navigate and complete a pre-made web-quest and use it as a guide to create their own.

  • Use the discussion tab to interact with other participants taking the course to identify issues, things that work well and even peer assessments of projects.

Lesson 1: Take the Journey

Follow the link to familiarize yourself with the format of a web-quest: Jazz

  • While looking at this web-quest about Jazz music, Follow the directions for the assignments, do the work.
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Examine

Think about the Jazz web-quest and identify the answers to the questions below.

  • How was the assignment set up?
  • Was it easy to follow?
  • Was the work approachable?
  • What was the purpose of the assignment?

Lesson 2: Research and Create

Click HEREto read about web-quests and how to create one.

HERE is a sample web-quest for middle school music students

Task

Create a web-quest with tasks pertaining to your content area.

lick the link to check out the NYS Standards for the Arts:

NYS Standards for the Arts


Click HERE for the rubric. Use it as you progress on your lesson as a checklist.

Discuss

By clicking HERE you will be able to interact with me and other participants in the course

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References and resources

[1]-https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WebQuest

www2.gsu.edu/~wwwche/grforweb.doc

http://jqdb.wikia.com/wiki/Jonny_Quest

https://sentinellandscapes.org/explore/