WebQuest

EXPLORING REGIONS OF FRANCE

Process

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Step 1: Select a Partner

 Select a responsible partner to work with.

 Step 2: Select a Region

 Click on the following links and browse through the information to get some background knowledge on each region.

 http://www.french-at-a-touch.com/Countries/france.htm

 Then, with your partner, agree on ONE region that you would be interested in exploring.

Get your teachers approval to explore that particular region.

(Note that regions will be assigned on a first-come-first-serve basis.)

 Step 3: Select  Roles

Once your selected region has been approved, negotiate the roles you will assume throughout the assignment.  Roles may include: Task Manager, Designer, Reporter etc.

 Step 4:  Explore the  Information

 Embark on your exploration to find answers to the following questions:

Geography

  1. What is the French and English name or your regions?
  2. Where is your region located? (Show on a map)
  3. What other regions, countries, bodies of water or mountains border your regions?
  4. What is the capital city of your region?  What are some other important cities located in that region.
  5. What is the predominant climate of your region?

History:

  1. What important historical event or events occurred in your region?

Economy

  1. What are the main economic activities of that region? (Tourism? Industry? Agriculture?... )

Culture

  1. What unique customs, traditions, architectures or site is your region is known for?

Additional Note:

Use photos to enhance your presentation.

Your quiz should address the specific information requested in the table.

You may use the links provided and/or any other credible sources of information.  (Be sure to document your sources.)

http://www.french-at-a-touch.com/Countries/france.htm

http://www.search.com/reference/Overseas_region

http://www.france-pub.com/list_regions.html

http://www.focusmm.com/france/fr_anamn.htm

http://www.frenchentree.com/regions-france-holiday/

http://earth.google.com/

Step 5:  Prepare your Presentation and Quiz

Agree on a format for your presentation, and work on putting it together. 

 Step 6:  Be Ready to Present (See attached checklist)

 Use the attached checklist to ensure that you have all the required information for your presentation.

 If you can answer yes to every question, then you are ready to present.

BONNE CHANCE!

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