WebQuest

Ozark Folk Center Field Trip

Process

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Overview of the Process

TASK ONE: Choose missions within your team. Each mission will calculate the cost of the field trip options

and research a folk culture element seen as the Ozark Folk Center.


TASK TWO: 

         Mission 1 - Calculate group ticket prices.

         Mission 2 - Calculate group lunch choices.

         Mission 3 - Calculate transportation rental cost and gas expense.


TASK THREE:


                          All groups will come together and combine expenses to calculate cost per student. You will

                          list the lunch choice and transportation choice of the field trip chosen in the different 
                    
                          Missions.

TASK FOUR:

                           You will research a folk culture element.

         Mission 1 - Research folk music performances available to observe at the Ozark Folk Center.

         Mission 2 - Research skilled trades available to observe at Ozark Folk Center.

         Mission 3 - Research traditional arts available to observe at the Ozark Folk Center.

TASK FIVE: 

                       You will create three paragraph persuasive letter encouraging family and friends to come to the

                       Ozark Folk Center field trip.

TASK SIX: 

                        You will
submit a copy of your individual Mission Planning Sheet, expense budget and

                        persuasive letter for review.

Each task will be explained fully.  Please scroll down.

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TASK ONE

1.  Choose mission on your team.  View performance at Ozark Folk Center.

There are 3 missions on this project.  Each mission plays a role in researching and determining the cost

for the field trip.  Each mission also will research an element of folk culture to be observed at the Folk


Center. Once you have made your choice, download and print a "Mission Planning Sheet" attached at the


bottom of the page. This page will record all your necessary information concerning this WebQuest.

 

Before choosing your mission, view the following video embedded at the bottom of this webpage.

 Performance at Ozark Folk Center (scroll down) 

 

   Mission One - Calculate group ticket prices and research folk music performances.

   Misison Two - Calculate group lunch costs and research skilled trades demonstrations.

   Mission Three - Calculate group transportation costs and research traditional arts displays.

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TASK TWO

You will calculate the cost of a certain field trip option. You may use a calculator.

MISSION ONE:


Calculate ticket prices, see steps below. Record your individual and group prices in

your
Mission One Planning Sheet attached at the bottom of the page. You may use a calculator.


1. Click Here to get prices on child and adult prices of a 1-day combination music and crafts ticket.

Record those prices in your Mission One Planning Sheet.


2. Click Here to get group discounted rates on 1-day combination music and crafts ticket. There will be

25 students attending and three adults. Calculate the group ticket total and record the group price in

your Mission One Planning Sheet.

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MISSION TWO:

To see steps to calculate lunch choices, look below. Record your group lunch calculations and choice in

your
Mission Two Planning Sheet attached at the bottom of the page. You may use a calculator.

1. A sack lunch in the cafeteria cost $2.75 per child. If 25 children will be attending, calculate the group

lunch cost.



2. A catered lunch at the Ozark Folk Center cost $6.00 per child. If 25 children will be attending,

calculate the group lunch cost.


3.
Click Here to see how much a McDonald's Happy Meal would cost on the drive to Ozark Folk

Center. If 25 children will be attending, calculate the group lunch cost.

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MISSION THREE:

To research transportation choices, look below. Record your costs for 7 hours rental for 25 children

and 3 adults attending. Record your rental cost in your Mission Three Planning Sheet attached at the

bottom of the page.  You may use a calculator


 1. Click Here to research Limo rental costs. Look at the rental cost for the "8 passenger Lincoln Limo".

The field trip will be scheduled for a Friday. Calculate the total rental costs.

2. Click Here to research Van rental costs. Look at the rental cost for the "15 passenger Van". The field

trip will be scheduled for a Friday. Calculate the total rental costs.

3. The school bus can be rented for $40.00 per hour. It holds 30 people. Calculate the total rental costs.

To research gas expenses for each of the transportation choices, look below. The round trip mileage is

206 miles. Gas cost $3.26 per gallon. Note "mpg" is miles per gallon. Record your gas expense for each

of the transportation choices in your Mission Three Planning Sheet attached at the bottom of the page.

1. Limo gets 15 mpg. Record the total Limo gas expense.

2. Mini Bus gets 14 mpg. Record the total Mini Bus gas expense.

3. School Bus gets 9 mgp. Record the total School Bus gas expense.

 

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TASK THREE

All missions will come together to combine expenses for the total field trip cost.  You will need 

information from your "Mission Planning Sheets".  Once the complete field
trip cost is totaled, you will

calculate cost per student. 

Open and print the attached "Field Trip Budget" document for each team member. (scroll down to

bottom of this page.)

Missions Two and Three will also need to write the lunch and transportation choices on the budget. 

 

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TASK FOUR

Each mission will research an element of traditional folk culture in Arkansas.  These are traditions that

can be observed at the Ozark Folk Center.

MISSION ONE:

The first group's mission is to research the performances at the Ozark Folk Center and the folk

musical types.  View all three different videos of folk music performances. You will write at least two

facts on the folk culture musical performances that you viewed. Put a star beside the performance you

would like to see at the Ozark Folk Center. Write one more sentence why you like that performance the

best. You will include these sentences in your persuasive letter to your friends and family.
 


To start researching the three musical types, look below. Record your sentences in your
Mission One Planning

Sheet
attached at the bottom of the page.




        1. You may choose to go to the Great Smoky Mountain Cloggers.
Click here to

            hear
this kind of music. You must preview all three types of folk music.


        2.
You may choose to go to the Hammered Dulcimer Workshop.
Click here to hear

             this kind of music. You must preview all three types of folk music.


        3. You may choose to go to the Old-Time String Band Week: A Traditional Music Event
. Click here to

            hear this kind of music. You must preview all three types of folk music.

      Your Mission One Planning Sheet must be completed with sentences of your music videos, choice 

and explanation of  your preferred music video, calculations of your individual and group ticket prices.
 

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MISSION TWO:


The second group's mission is to research the skilled trades available at the Ozark Folk Center. You

will write at least two facts on the folk culture skilled trades that you viewed. Put a star bestide the

skilled trade you woud like to see at the Ozark Folk Center. Write one more sentence why you like that

skilled trade the best. You will include these sentences in your persuasive letter to your friends and

family.

To find more information about skilled trades available to see at the Ozark Folk Center, look below.

Record your sentences in your Mission Two Planning Sheet attached at the bottom of the page. The

trade which you select as the best you will write about in your persuasive letter to friends and family.


       1.   Click Here to see more information about knife making which will be available to see at the Ozark

             Folk Center.

       2.   Click Here to see more information about the history of candle making. You will be able to learn more

             information about candle making at the Ozark Folk Center.

       3.   Click Here to see more early historical infomation about broom making. You will be able to learn

             more information about quilting at the Ozark Folk Center.




             Your Mission Two Planning Sheet must be completed with sentences of all the skilled trade

viewed, explanation sentence of your favorite skilled trade, and calculations of your group lunch prices

                                                                and your preference of lunch.
 


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MISSION THREE:

The third group's mission is to research the traditional arts available at the Ozark Folk Center

and choose TWO informational websites about traditional arts. You will rank the traditional arts

by your preference and choose which trade you would like to write about in your

persuasive letter to friends and family. Next, you will calculate of vehicle rental and fuel expense

for the group and choose your preferred transportation mode to the Ozark Folk Center. Your

preferred choice will be included in your persuasive letter.



To find more information about traditional arts available to see at the Ozark Folk Center, look below.

Record your rankings in your Mission Three Planning Sheet attached at the bottom of the page. The

 art which you rank as first you will write about in your persuasive letter to friends and family.


         1.  C
lick Here to see more information about pottery making which will be available to see at the Ozark

              Folk Center.

         2. 
Click Here to see some common historical myths of American quilting. You will be able to learn 
 
              more information about quilting at the Ozark Folk Center.

         3.  
Click Here to see more infomation about basket making which will be available to see at the Ozark

               Folk Center.




         Your Mission Three Planning Sheet must be completed with rankings of your traditional art, 

    calculations of your group transportation rental costs,  group transportation gas expenses and your 

    preference of mode of transportation to include in your persuasive letter to your family and friends.
 


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TASK FIVE

Write a persuasive letter for your friends and family of at least three paragraphs.  You

would like to encourage them to join you on your field trip.

You should use information gathered and collected on your "Field Trip Budget" and your "Mission

Planning Sheet" to write this letter.

1.  Initial Paragraph - introduce the field trip

Describe the field trip location and how it relates to your xylophone studies.

Details to include are the cost per student from budget, lunch and transportation plans.

Include relevant details about Ozark Folk Center performance, viewed in Task One, including

an instrument used.

2.  Body Paragraph - will describe some of the learning opportunities at the Ozark Folk

Center.

Introduce the topic clearly

Use each mission's cultural characteristics research to write a paragraph that links opinion

with reasons

Support reasons with facts and details.

3.  Final Paragraph - will conclude thoughts

Discuss skills used to plan field trip: budget, options, expense

Reasons this field trip will support the classroom unit on xylophones.

Remember, each paragraph should include a clearly stated topic, gives an opinion, supporting facts

details or feeling and contain at least 4 sentences. 

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TASK SIX 

Step 1: Review your Mission Planning Sheet, Field Trip Budget and Persusasive letter. 

Step 2: View the Evaluation page to see how your assignments will be graded.  Make sure you meet the

guidelines.

Step 3: Once you have evaluated your completed work, submit a copy of your individual Mission Planning

Sheet, expense budget and persuasive letter to me for review.

Attachments

Performance at Ozark Folk Center

Description: Clips of performances, including square dancing, music performances and some clogging used in the First Task of the WebQuest

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  • Field Trip Budget
    Description: records all information necessary to complete Task Three

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