“My Trip to Paris” Project for Students

12 Jun

This project encourages skills in properly using technology for research purposes as well as gathering knowledge of French history and culture.

Students will be required to look up 3 monuments and talk about a long weekend in Paris! There should be a minimum of 5 blog posts documenting the arrival, stay and departure. Each post should include text describing thoughts about visiting the monuments, facts about the monuments and history, and thoughts about Parisian Culture. Please include at least one new slang vocabulary word or phrase.

Be creative! Students can add photos, voice memos, video, images, and drawings; almost anything you can think of!

Standards:

Connections – 3.32 Point of View: Students acquire information and recognize the distinctive viewpoints that are only available through the world

language and its cultures.
Comparisons 4.42 – Comparing Cultures: Students demonstrate understanding of the concept of culture through comparisons of the cultures studied and

their own.

Resources to help students:
Blogging site – wordpress.com

Background information:
Girlsguidetoparis.com
Lonelyplanet.com
www.ricksteves.com

Paris Tourism website – http://en.parisinfo.com/
National Monuments – http://www.monuments-nationaux.fr/

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