The Hispanic World WebQuest: The Process

 

  1. Choose a Hispanic Country from the list below. (Submit a project proposal to reserve your country).

 

Argentina
Bolivia
Chile
Colombia
Costa Rica
Cuba
The Dominican Republic

 

Ecuador
El Salvador
Guatemala
Honduras
Mexico
Nicaragua
Panama

 

Paraguay
Perú
Puerto Rico
Spain
Uruguay
Venezuela

 

 

  1. You will do some research about your country.  Use the following resources and any others that you may find.

 

COUNTRY INFORMATION
CIA World Fact Book:  https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html
Wikipedia:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page

NATIONAL ANTHEMS
US Navy Band—National Anthems:  http://www.navyband.navy.mil/anthems/national_anthems.htm
National Anthems.Info:  http://www.nationalanthems.info
Book Rags.com—List of National Anthems:  http://www.bookrags.com/wiki/List_of_national_anthems

PHOTOS and VIDEO
Creative Commons Search—Flickr:  http://search.creativecommons.org/#
Google Images:  http://images.google.com/imghp?hl=en&tab=wi
YouTube:  http://www.youtube.com/

FOOD
All Recipes World Cuisine—Spain:  http://allrecipes.com/Recipes/World-Cuisine/Europe/Spain/Main.aspx
ARWC—Latin America:  http://allrecipes.com/Recipes/World-Cuisine/Latin-America/Main.aspx
Dmoz World Cuisines—Spain:  http://www.dmoz.org/Home/Cooking/World_Cuisines/European/Spanish
Dmoz World Cuisines—Latin America:  http://www.dmoz.org/Home/Cooking/World_Cuisines/Latin_American/
Wikipedia—Latin American Cuisine:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Latin_American_cuisine
Wikipedia—Spanish Cuisine:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish_Cuisine

MUSIC
Wikipedia—Latin American Music:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Latin_music
Texas State Library and Archives Commission—traditional songs, rhymes, finger plays, and games in Spanish and English: http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/ld/projects/ninos/songsrhymes.html#elefantes

GAMES
Traditional Children's Games from Around the World:  http://www.topics-mag.com/edition11/games-section.htm
Street Play.com:  http://www.streetplay.com/playfulworld/spain.shtml

GENERAL SEARCHING
Google:  http://www.google.com/
Wikipedia:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page
Background: http://www.indiacraftintl.com/images/sandstone/bansi-pink-sandstone1.jpg

 

 

 

  1. You will create a multimedia Power Point slideshow presentation with the information that you find. The presentation must include the following:

 

Slide 1

 

  • The name of the Country (make it look nice)
  • A map of the country
    • mark and label the Capital City on the map (and any other major cities)
    • If the country borders any oceans label them also.

Slide 2

  • a picture of the country’s flag
  • a sound clip or video clip of the country’s National Anthem

Slide 3

  • the name and a photo of the country’s president
  • describe the country’s form of government

Slide 4

  • describe the country’s relationship with the U.S.
  • geographic size of the country compared to the U.S.

Slide 5

  • the country’s current population (as of 2007-2008)
  • average life expectancy
  • major ethnic groups religions, and languages spoken

Slide 6

  • at least 10 pictures of the people and places in that country with some descriptive text

Slide 7

  • list the country’s major export products (What does the country produce to sell to other countries)

Slide 8

  • List the major food items produced and consumed in that country (what do most people eat most of the time).

Options

  • Include one of the following options:

FOOD   

  • Find a recipe for a dish that is common in that country
  • Prepare the dish at home and bring it to class for everyone to sample
  • Hand in a copy of the recipe and the source info.

MUSIC  

  • Find a sample of music that is common in that country
  • Perform a musical number in class. (Sing, Play an instrument, or Dance)
  • Hand in a printed copy of the song or music and/or the source info.

GAMES

  • Find a game that is common in that country
  • Prepare whatever is needed to play the game in class

Hand in a printed copy of the instructions and source information.

 

 

  1. On a pre-arranged date, you will present the slideshow in class along with any food and/or performances.

 

 

Process