Participate in the Paralympics in Rio in 2016.
Take this opportunity to step into the Paralympics.
Lead your students to a fabulous Journalistic experience with the Rio Paralympics 2016.
Set up a Paralympic Media Centre and begin your research and reporting.
I first used this Webquest/Simulation for the China Olympics & Paralympics 2008. It was a wonderful success in a community new to me. We even managed to have our work loaded to the school intranet. This gaining our classes a broader audience across the school, who really enjoyed joining in. It was very exciting and satisfying for students, teachers and parents. There was such a Buzzzz.
Content: Introduction, Task, Process, Media Team Collaboration Guide, Media Centre Resources: News Sites & History of Olympic Broadcasting, Oral Reports – Examples and how to, Written Reports – Examples and how to, Paralympics, Modern Olympics – History of the Modern Era, Ancient Olympics – History in Ancient Times, Interactive Sites, Australia at the Olympics
Teacher’s Notes: Lesson Ideas, Simulations, Inquiry and Research, Assessing Information Reports, Inquiry Process, Editing/Conferencing with students, Podcasts, Podcast/Video Rubric, Knowledge, Understanding and skills Rubric.
Worksheets: Glossary of Sporting and Competition Terms, parallel World Events in Political History and Olympic History, Interview Preparation – Biography Noting Sheet, Storyboard sheet for Video Reports, Flags, Flags Templates. 4 comprehensions from media articles to support student journalists in their reporting.
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