Crime Doesn't Pay

Introduction

This web-quest is made to spread awareness about crime. It is to see how many people actually know what crime can do to someone's life and how they can be affected by it. It is a very serious topic and should be discussed more often as a serious matter. It is one of the most common causes of deaths and major injuries.

In fact, crime is an illegal act which can affect many people live in various ways. It is a very serious matter and something has to be done about it.

Through this web quest, you will get a better understanding of crime and the side effects of it.

Task

This web quest is created in the form of a worksheet. It is recommended for the students partaking this web quest to search and gather information from different resources. 

Keep in mind that none of the questions below will be multiple choice, all the questions have to be answered with  proper sentences.

The information that you will get out of this web quest will be very important in the future and you will have a better awareness of the serious matters happening around you.

Process

In groups, search for the answers of the following questions, then present the information you have gathered in a PowerPoint presentation. 

1. What is crime?

2. What are the effects of crime on people? 

3. Define some categories of crime in simple words.     '

4. What are the causes of crime? 

5. How many murders are there a day in the world according to the 2000 statistics?  

6. Which country is affected most by crime?  

7.  What is crime prevention? 

8. Is Saudi Arabia a safe country, Why or why not?

Evaluation

When you prepare a PowerPoint presentation, remember to:

Focus on your audience, think about:

  • what they would like to hear or find out about.
  • ways to keep them interested and engaged.
  • ways to entertain them, e.g. a joke, or a comment.

Focus on your content:

  • decide what you are going to talk about.
  • be selective, select and use key words/ information.
  • illustrate with visuals and/or examples.
  • be prepared to say more than what is on your slides.

Focus on your slides:

  • plan what you are going to include on each slide.
  • don't include too many points on each slide, (up to 5 points).
  • don't use a small font.
  • limits your points to about 4 or 5 maximum.
  • use bullet points, charts, or graphs.
  • use visuals.
  • reveal the information gradually.
  • include notes in the margin if you need a reminder of what you want to say.
  • do a trial run practice using your material and software.
Conclusion

Congratulations, you have completed your web- quest. I hope you enjoyed your journey.