Parts of Speech Webquest

You will participate in a webquest that will last all week.  Your group's mission is to learn everything about two parts of speech and to present your findings in Google Slide form on Friday.  The rest of the class is counting on your information to help them through grammar study this year, so be sure you have all of your information correct and can explain it easily and simply.

 

  1. You will be in groups of four.
  2. Each member of the group will visit two of the sites listed below. You will choose your assignment by having one person pick them from a box
  3. Each member of the group will take notes on the Google Doc here
  4. Each member of the group will take both quizzes dealing with his/her parts of speech.
  5. As a group, you will use Google Slides to make a presentation that will be used to teach the rest of the class about your assigned parts of speech.

Adjectives:

Read about adjectives - http://www.chompchomp.com/terms/adjective.htm

Take a quiz - http://a4esl.org/q/h/9901/gc-advadj.html

Take a quiz - https://www.proprofs.com/quiz-school/story.php?title=adjectives_7

Watch a video on adjectives - http://youtu.be/NkuuZEey_bs

 

Adverbs:

Read about adverbs - http://www.chompchomp.com/terms/adverb.htm

Take a quiz - https://www.proprofs.com/quiz-school/story.php?title=adverbs-practice-quiz

Take a quiz - http://www.grammarbook.com/grammar_quiz/adjectives_and_adverbs_1.asp

Watch a video on adverbs - http://youtu.be/FQPDk_fMcs0

 

Nouns:

Read about nouns - http://www.chompchomp.com/terms/noun.htm

Take a quiz - http://www.softschools.com/quizzes/grammar/noun/quiz295.html

Take a quiz - http://quizzes.cc/the-noun-quiz-233

Watch a video on nouns - 

 

 

Prepositions:

Read about prepositions - http://www.chompchomp.com/terms/preposition.htm

Take a quiz - http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/quizzes/preposition_quiz1.htm

Take a quiz - http://www.softschools.com/quiz_time/language_arts/preposition/theme156…

Watch a video on prepositions - http://youtu.be/yfExXGMX2JM

 

Conjunctions:

Read about conjunctions - http://www.chompchomp.com/terms/coordinatingconjunction.htm

Take a quiz - http://www.softschools.com/quizzes/grammar/conjunction/quiz350.html

Take a quiz - http://www.usingenglish.com/quizzes/96.html

Watch a video - http://youtu.be/RPoBE-E8VOc

 

Verbs

Read About Verbs - http://www.chompchomp.com/terms/verb.htm

Take a quiz - http://www.softschools.com/quizzes/grammar/verbs/quiz236.html

Take a quiz - http://www.softschools.com/quizzes/grammar/linking_verbs/quiz522.html

Watch a video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wn0WEuH4mF4

 

Pronouns

Read About Pronouns -https://webapps.towson.edu/ows/pronouns.htm

                                     http://www.grammar-monster.com/lessons/pronouns.htm

Take a quiz - http://www.grammar-monster.com/lessons/pronouns.htm

Take a quiz - http://www.softschools.com/quizzes/grammar/possessive_pronouns/quiz436.html

Watch a video - https://goo.gl/ogQgU5

 

Articles

Read About Articles - http://www.grammar-monster.com/glossary/articles.htm

Take a quiz - http://www.grammar-monster.com/glossary/articles.htm

Take a quiz - https://www.usingenglish.com/quizzes/216.html

Watch a video - http://sir.free.fr/the.htm

 

Oral Presentation Rubric : WebQuest

 

  • Student Name:     ________________________________________

 

CATEGORY 4 3 2 1
Comprehension Student is able to accurately answer almost all questions posed by classmates about the topic. Student is able to accurately answer most questions posed by classmates about the topic. Student is able to accurately answer a few questions posed by classmates about the topic. Student is unable to accurately answer questions posed by classmates about the topic.
Collaboration with Peers Almost always listens to, shares with, and supports the efforts of others in the group. Tries to keep people working well together. Usually listens to, shares with, and supports the efforts of others in the group. Does not cause \"waves\" in the group. Often listens to, shares with, and supports the efforts of others in the group but sometimes is not a good team member. Rarely listens to, shares with, and supports the efforts of others in the group. Often is not a good team member.
Content Shows a full understanding of the topic. Shows a good understanding of the topic. Shows a good understanding of parts of the topic. Does not seem to understand the topic very well.
Use of Google Slides Student uses a mix of Google Slides and props to show considerable work/creativity and which makes the presentation something that students understand and will remember Student uses Google Slides that shows good work/creativity and which makes the presentation memorable. Student uses Google Slides satisfactorily but is lacking time put in and/or creativity which would have made the presentation memorable Student does not finish slide show and is unable to complete presentation

Congratulations!  You have reached the end of your WebQuest!  Keep practicing!

Learners:

  • 5th and 6th grade students

Core Standards:

  • Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.
  • Choose language that expresses ideas precisely and concisely, recognizing and eliminating wordiness and redundancy.*