Designed by Elizabeth Graham
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CELTIC WEB QUEST

Scenario Task Process Assessment Resources Outcomes

 

Scenario In 1984 a body was found in Lindow, Britain. the body showed evidence of a head wound, the throat had been cut and the body had been hung. You have been commissioned by New Scientist to investigate the circumstances and cause of death of Lindow Man

Task You will travel back in time to investigate not only the cause of death but the nature of the Celtic Society. Your task is to reach a conclusion as to the nature and cause of the death.

Process The class will divide into groups of four people. Each member of the group will research one of the following aspects; History of Celtic Britain, Nature of Celtic Society including occupations, art, music, jewellery, myths and beliefs; Celtic Religion and the role of human sacrifice; Role of the Druids; Body as evidence. The group must then synthesize their findings. Using a power point presentation, each group will present their findings as an oral presentation.

Outcomes

E5.6  uses historical terms and concepts in appropriate contexts to answer a historical question, with some argument

E5.9  locates selects and organizes historical information from a variety of sources, utilising technological and other processes to address simple historical problems and issues, with some independence

E5.11 Selects and uses appropriate written, oral and graphic forms to communicate effectively about the past for different audiences, with clear purpose

Assessment

Assessment Rubric

COMPONENT SATISFACTORY SUBSTANTIAL EXCELLENT
Locates, selects and organizes historical information from a number of different sources Locates and selects relevant information from sources using a range of processes and technology Locates, selects and organizes relevant information using a wide range of processes and technology to answer a specific question Independently selects, organizes and evaluates evidence and explains a complex problem from a range of perspectives
Describes and understands meaning of historical sources Identifies meaning and context of historical sources and draws limited conclusions Draws some conclusions and attempts to identify usefulness of sources Explains meaning, context and usefulness of sources
Accounts for how and why the event happened Recounts only and presents in a simple oral and graphic form Discussion of possible causes and historical interpretations of event Demonstrates a thorough sequencing of events and shows an excellent understanding of causation
Use of power point and oral presentation Simple linear presentation. No evidence of design development. No fluency of presentation Some use of hypertext features A complex hypermedia presentation, effective use of a range of skills in order to present in a clear and coherent way
Recounts some major events and personalities in Celtic history Recounts a limited number of events and factors Recounts major events and identifies causes. Discusses ideas coherently Debates ideas and problems and provides a sound evaluation and synthesis of ideas

RESOURCES

http://www.mummytombs.com

http://www.romans-in-britain.org.uk

http://www.facethemusic.org/fantasy/myth/csociety.html

http://www.crystalinks.com/druids.html

                                                    Music by Bjorne Lynne

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