This WebQuest is designed for students to experience a real trip to the Big Apple. After completing this quest, students will have a better understanding of the city and the events that take place there.
Competency Goal 1:The learner will use language to express individual perspectives in response to personal, social, cultural, and historical issues.
1.02 Explore expressive materials that are read, heard, and viewed by
- generating a learning log or journal
Competency Goal 1:The learner will identify and demonstrate elements and skills in dance. (National Standard 1)
1.05 Describe the movement elements observed in a dance using movement/dance vocabulary.
1.06 Demonstrate memorization and reproduction of movement sequences from verbal, visual, and/or auditory cues.
Competency Goal 5:The learner will demonstrate and understand dance in various cultures and historical periods. (National Standard 5)
5.01 Demonstrate dance styles and concepts from various cultures.
5.04 Investigate and explain dance styles using many resources including people in the community, videos, computer technology, and print sources.
5.05 Explore and identify various dance styles and innovators throughout historical time periods.
Competency Goal 1:The learner will write based on personal experience and heritage, imagination, literature, and history.
1.01 Recognize and explain unique characteristics of the dramatic script such as dramatic structure and dialogue.
1.02 Create monologues, dialogues and short plays in response to interdisciplinary prompts, ideas, pictures and other stimuli.
1.03 Practice playwriting techniques.
1.05 Identify themes and plots from multicultural literature.
Competency Goal 2:The learner will act by interacting in improvisations and assuming roles.
2.01 Practice role-playing and characterization skills.
2.02 Utilize role-playing skills in the total learning process.
2.03 Research and observe to create characters in formal and/or informal presentations.
2.05 Utilize physical movement and vocalization to create characters.
2.06 Adapt stories, myths and fairy tales into improvised scenes.
Competency Goal 3:The learner will design and produce theatre by conceptualizing and realizing artistic interpretations for informal or formal productions.
3.03 Work collaboratively to use available design resources for props, costumes, lights and set.
Competency Goal 4:The learner will direct through planning and presenting informal or formal productions.
4.03 Use rehearsal time effectively to brainstorm, experiment, plan and rehearse.
4.04 Identify characters' internal monologue during scenes.
Competency Goal 5:The learner will research by finding information to support informal or formal productions.
5.05 Articulate how artistic choices support the portrayal of characters.
Competency Goal 7:The learner will analyze, critique, and construct meaning from informal and formal theatre, film, television, and electronic media productions.
7.01 Recognize and practice audience etiquette.
7.03 Develop verbal, visual and written responses to works of informal and formal theatre, film, television, and electronic media productions from various cultures.
7.04 Express meaning perceived from informal and formal theatre, film, television, and electronic media productions.
7.05 Listen to constructive criticism and react in a positive manner.
Competency Goal 7 : The learner will achieve and maintain an acceptable level of health-related fitness
7.01 Complete a health-related personal fitness test and achieve fitness scores at an acceptable level.
Competency Goal 8 : The learner will exhibit a physically active lifestyle
8.01 Identify resources in the community that can be accessed to maintain a physically active lifestyle.
8.02 Monitor and evaluate the benefits of various physical activities.
8.03 Establish personal physical activity goals.
8.04 Demonstrate the importance and value of regular physical activity.
Competency Goal 9 : The learner will demonstrate an understanding and respect for differences among people in physical activity settings
9.01 Demonstrate respect for individual differences in physical activity settings
Competency Goal 10 : The learner will demonstrate responsible
personal and social behavior in physical activity settings.
10.02 Engage in fair play and sportsmanship behaviors during physical activity.
10.03 Demonstrate the ability to work independently for
various periods of time.
11.07 Demonstrate competence in skills needed for individual physical activity.
Competency Goal 2: The learner will play on instruments, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music.
2.05 Show respect for the instrumental playing efforts of others.
Competency Goal 4: The learner will compose and arrange music within specified guidelines.
4.04 Show respect for the composing and arranging efforts of others.
Competency Goal 9: The learner will understand music in relation to history and culture.
9.04 Show respect for music from various cultures and historical periods.
Day One - Physical Fitness
Day Two – Let’s Dance!
Day Three - Broadway
Day Four - Hear the Sounds!
The group of students will be evaluated on the
activities they are to accomplish for each day of their stay in New York.
Below is a rubric that explains how each activity has been broken down, and
how many points students will receive for the level of their work.
Last updated on August 15, 1999. Based on a template from The WebQuest Page