This WebQuest was created to be implemented in an English class of third year of compulsory secondary education in Spain, among students that are around 15 years old. It has been designed as an obligatory activity once the students have read an adapted version of Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare, and as a way to foster their use of the online and paper resources at their school library while making them reflect on International Book and Copyright Day.
These are the objectives that should be achieved at the end of the WebQuest:
- To learn about William Shakespeare's life, works and period.
- To read different web sites for specific information.
- To write and speak in English in order to present a poster or perform the final act of a play.
- To listen to others' presentations to get information.
- To use the computer and the Internet as a tool to look for information and expand your knowledge.
- To respect otrhers' contributions and cooperate with the members of a team.
- To enjoy a play and value graphic displays.
Thus, the basic competences that are dealt with are:
- Linguistic and communication competence.
- Data processing competence.
- Social and civic competence.
- Cultural and artistic competence.
- Learning to learn competence.
- Competence in personal autonomy and initiative.
The assessment instruments and criteria are included in the evaluation section.
You can download the didactic guide in Spanish.