Travel to the West Coast

Introduction

Have you ever dreamt about travelling to the West Coast of the United States?

Plan the best trip and you will have the chance to win it!

Task

Using the internet and the resources you will find in this WebQuest, you should plan a week trip to the West Coast. 

You have to create your ideal plan for your one-week adventure.

Your plan should include:

  1. Three cities. 
  2. Five famous spots.
  3. Hotels you will stay.
  4. Flights from Barcelona.
  5. Pricing for each thing and total cost.
Process

First thing, you should organise who takes care of each planning each activity.

You have a limited time, so, please pay attention to the clock and don't be distracted.

You should do a presentation with the different categories: flights, the places you are visiting, and and where you are staying in the area.

Resources:

Flights:

- https://www.skyscanner.es/
- https://www.momondo.es/

Ideas for the itinerary:   

- https://capturetheatlas.com/10-day-west-coast-usa-trip/
- https://www.gohop.ie/holiday/the-great-west-flydrive-8bc47e807b288f7f3cc44929efbf6ff1/itinerary
- https://gretastravels.com/usa-west-coast-road-trip/

Best places to visit:

- https://handluggageonly.co.uk/2018/03/17/12-best-places-see-around-west-coast-usa/
- https://www.thetravel.com/15-beautiful-destinations-for-a-west-coast-usa-road-trip-5-that-are-a-waste-of-time/

Recommended places to stay:

- https://www.booking.com/index.en-gb.html
-https://www.airbnb.com/?_set_bev_on_new_domain=1576070609_bsvLAWfZ6MfZUvWl&locale=en
-https://www.tripadvisor.com/

 

For any other information you can use: https://www.google.com/

 

Evaluation

You are going to have three ways of evaluation:

1. Self-evaluation through a questionnaire. (20% of the mark)

2. Peer evaluation: your classmates will evaluate the presentation you do. (40% of the mark)

3. Teacher evaluation: the teacher will evaluate the presentation and the way you have worked in class. (40% of the mark)

 

Rubrics:

Self-evaluation:

 

NA

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AN

AE

Group organisation

My classmates did most of the work. I didn’t do my part.

I helped my classmates a bit.

I did some of my part.

I worked well with my classmates. I did my part.

I worked well with my classmates. I did my part and helped the them with their parts.

Getting information

I haven’t read the Webquest.

I read some parts of the Webquest.

I read most of the information in the Webquest.

I read all the information in the Webquest.

Extra information

I didn’t look for extra information.

I checked the notes but I didn’t get any extra information

I checked the notes and got extra information.

I checked the notes, online and got extra information.

Information

I copied the information from the web.

I copied the information from the web and added some information.

I wrote my information and copied a bit.

I didn’t copy any information and I added all the information.

Task organisations

The group wasn’t organised.

The group a bit was organised but everyone did what they wanted.

The group was organised but I didn’t do what I was asked.

The group was very well organised.

 

Peer evaluation:

 

NA

AS

AN

AE

Topics included

Missed important points.

Talked about some of the points.

Talked about all the points.

Talked about all the points clearly.

Power Point

Poor presentation.

Confusing presentation.

Good presentation.

Great presentation.

Explanations

No explanations or reading the presentation.

Proper explanations and sometimes reading the presentation.

Good explanations.

Great language and great explanations.

Organisation

The group wasn’t organised.

The group was a bit organised.

The group was organised.

The group was very organised.

Future The group didn't use future tenses. The group used future tenses sometimes. The group used future tenses most of the times. The group used future tenses where necessary.

Teacher evaluation:

 

NA

AS

AN

AE

Topics included

Missed important points.

Talked about some of the points.

Talked about all the points.

Talked about all the points clearly.

Power Point

Poor presentation.

Confusing presentation.

Good presentation.

Great presentation.

Explanations

No explanations or reading the presentation.

Proper explanations and sometimes reading the presentation.

Good explanations.

Great language and great explanations.

Communication

Couldn’t communicate their idea.

Could communicate their idea with difficulty.

Could communicate their idea easily with some help.

Could communicate their idea easily.

Use of mother tongue

Used mother tongue to answer.

Used some expressions in their own mother tongue.

Barely used the mother tongue.

Didn’t use the mother tongue at all.

Engagement

Didn’t engage in the activity.

Got engaged but had external limitations (vocabulary and grammar).

Got engaged but tried to overcome limitations.

Got engaged and had no limitations.

Organisation

The group wasn’t organised.

The group was a bit organised.

The group was organised.

The group was very organised.

Future tenses

 

The group didn't use future tenses.

   

 

The group used future tenses sometimes.

The group used future tenses most of the times.

The group used future tenses where necessary.

 

Conclusion

You should do a presentation about all you have planned, and remember, you must practice all the vocabulary that we have worked in class and the future tenses.