You have been hired by a region of Washington State to create a web site designed to attract visitors.
Representatives from National and State Parks, local businesses, cities and counties are ready to reward you handsomely for a quality product that will entice people to visit or even relocate to their region.
Your final product will be an aesthetically pleasing and information packed web site that will be linked to the social studies weebly page detailing why the region that you represent is the most desirable one to visit or move to.
At least 4 feature articles detailing… a.
Geography and Climate of the Region
We will work together to set a due date once we determine how progress is going. Plan on a tentative launching of the Web Sites at the end of the period
Major Attractions and Places to Visit c.
One Article Focusing on a Specific Place or Attraction in Your Region d.
A Generalized Persuasive Article on Why Your Region is the Best Region
Two Videos Embedded a.
One Newscast using the TriCaster to Provide Detail on Your Region i.
We will tape on the 18 th b.
One Interview with a Resident of Your Region (Group Members as Actors)
One Video Detailing an Activity Popular in Your Region i.
You will borrow one of the cameras and film beginning the 17 th
A Links Section with at least 10 links to Cities and Attractions in Your Region
Multiple Pictures included in the articles and throughout the site a.
Optional Photo Gallery if Desired
Professional, Aesthetically Pleasing and User Friendly Design
A Map of Your Region
QR Code Linking to Your Site (We will do this together as a class when the sites are launched)
While your web site must include pictures and color, it MUST contain copious amounts of persuasive information!
Remember that the purpose of this web site is to attract visitors and new residents to the region of
Washington that you represent. Thousands of people are depending on you!
Sample Web Sites
Seattle Tourism Board: http://www.visitseattle.org/
Bellingham/ Whatcom County: https://www.bellingham.org/
Skagit County: http://www.visitskagitvalley.com/
State of Washington: http://www.experiencewa.com/