Find Webquest Generators for Teachers: Free Tools For the Classroom written by: Bright Hub Education Writer • edited by: Elizabeth Wistrom • updated: 10/29/2013 Get your webquest ready for online publication with the help of these tools! Webquests can be a great way for teachers to engage students and help them to develop those research skills and learn more about a specific topic. CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario / Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario) Our ESL activity kits have been developed to enhance what newcomers know about their legal rights and responsibilities, as well as to provide information about where and how to access legal help in their communities. They are designed for use in Adult ESL and LINC classes and were developed using the Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB). They are available at a range of CLB levels.
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Internet Expeditions: Exploring, Using, Adapting, and Creating WebQuests Now that you feel comfortable with using WebQuests, try creating your own! There are many options for creating your own web page. However, developing a WebQuest is much more involved than filling in a lesson planning form. An effective WebQuest involves creating an entire learning environment for your students. Theme Poems In this online tool, elementary students can write poems based on shapes from five different categories: Nature, School, Sports, Celebrations, and Shapes. Within these categories, 32 different shapes are included. By selecting a shape, students are learning how to focus their writing on a particular topic or theme. In addition, as part of the online tool, students are prompted to brainstorm, write, and revise their poems, thus reinforcing elements of the writing process. Students can save their draft poems to revise later.
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