GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER?
A Year 10 Web quest
Designed by Elizabeth Graham
|You have been asked , in your capacity as archival historians to the Lodge, to host a dinner celebrating " Peace in our Time". Access to a time machine allows you to go back in time and invite men and women through the ages, who impacted on their world. Invitations may be issued to people whose impact contributed to " Peace in our Time". At the dinner each member will be asked to justify why they have brought their particular guest.|
| In pairs you will research a personality of your choice, having been approved by your
beloved leader. In your research you must focus on how your figure came to
be in a position of power, the circumstances of the time and his or her
impact, both immediate and lasting. The presentation of the information can
be presented as an interview or duologue. Personalities are reminded
to convey the personna of their character through speech, mannerisms and
Students in their research will focus on the following questions;
Six research periods will be allocated, but it is expected that students will need to allocate private study to this project
Students will collate their work and present at the dinner , as either an oral interview or a duologue, lasting approximately 6 minutes. The best speeches will be awarded prizes and performed to the Year 9 World History classes
At the conclusion of the speeches general discussion will take place about the nature of peace and whether history proves it to be sustainable?