Internet Scavenger Hunt
Using the Internet, answer the following questions. Write the answers to the
question, as well as the web address of the site where you found your answer.
1. Who painted the Mona Lisa?
2. What is the name of Elvis Presley’s home?
3. Who was the 16th President of the United States?
4. Who plays the voice of Woody in the film Toy Story 2?
5. What is the main ingredient in hasenpfeffer?
6. Where is Frank Lloyd Wright’s home, Falling Water, located?
7. When was the White House cornerstone laid?
8. When was the Wright Brothers first flight?
9. Who was the sculptor of the Statue of Liberty?
10. Who said, “Give me liberty or give me death?”
Internet Scavenger Hunt
Answers
1. Leonardo da Vinci
2. Graceland
http://www.elvis-presley.com/
http://www.bena.com/lucidcafe/library/96feb/lincoln.html
3. Abraham Lincoln
4. Tom Hanks
5. Rabbit
http://nonalisamania.com/about.htm
http://disney.go.com/worlsofdisney/toystory2/cast.html
http://sunsite.auc.dk/recipes/english/o0360352.html
6. Bear Run, PA
http://i31www.ira.uka.de/~rweber/architecture/flw_fallingw.html
7. October 13, 1792
www.nps.gov/whho/
8. December 17, 1903
http://www.firstflight.org/framindex.html
9. Auguste Bartholi
http://www.endex.com/gf/buildings/liberty/libertyfacts.htm
10. Patrick Henry
http://libertyonline.hypermall.com/henry_liberty.html
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Developing and Utilizing Internet-based Classroom Activities
“Searching the Web in ESL Class”
GRADE LEVEL: Advanced ESL
PRE-INSTRUCTION: Students should have a good understanding of spoken, as well as
written English skills. The students should also have basic computer skills, i.e.: basic
keyboarding and mouse skills.
MATERIALS NEEDED: Computer with Internet Access for the students to use, Internet
Scavenger Hunt Worksheet (attached)
LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of the lesson, the student will be able to:
• Go online without the help of instructor
• Do web searches
• Access different web sites and go to links
PROCEDURE:
1.
Instructor will give a brief history of the Internet: when it started, why it
was started, where we are now with Internet service.
2.
Decoding a Web address or URL.
3.
Have the students turn on the computers if they are not already running.
4.
Have the students click on the Internet Explorer icon (or whatever online
software you use to connect).
5.
Explain that Yahoo is a search engine. By typing a word or phrase in the
box and clicking the “search” button, Yahoo will look through its database
for items that match your entry.
6.
Let’ s try one together. Type “chocolate chip cookie recipe”. As you can
see, Yahoo brought up 3 site matches. By clicking on one of the site
matches, you would be able to see a recipe for chocolate chip cookies.
7.
Distribute the Internet Scavenger Hunt Worksheet. Go over the first
couple together as a group. Then let the students work independently or
with a partner, depending on their comfort level, to complete the
Scavenger Hunt. There may be more than one web site that will give you
the correct answer.
EVALUATION: Student will hand in completed Internet Scavenger Hunt worksheet.
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Internet Scavenger Hunt