Let me explain a few
things about this project. It was developed for a group of 4th ESO
students, but can be used by students of lower grades/forms. The
project has three general objectives:
The project consists of
four units, of different length:
Introduce students to
the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT).
Help students develop
respect towards other peoples, towards the environment and towards art
expressions in the streets.
Use English as a communication
Students need to perform
different tasks, but they always need to create a web page at the end of
each units, showing that they have acquired some knowledge and that they
have a positive attitude towards the topic presented. Students don't need
to have a very high level of English to do the project. It is easy to understand,
and they can always use electronic dictionaries and web tranlators to facilitate
The introduction unit
presents different computer tools. It is thought to help students
to use a word processor (Word), send and receive electronic mail,
and create web pages. If students are computer illiterate, they'll
probably need some help from the teacher.
The first unit is about
Europe. It starts with information about the European Union (EU),
its oficial languages, its new common currency, to finish with information
about immigration and immigrants, the new Europeans.
The second unit is about
the environment, and how people can contribute to preserve it. It
focuses on recycling, particularly everyday waste, and on the alternative
The third unit is about
art works that we see in our cities or towns, particularly buildings and
sculptures that form the urban landscape. It is presented as a walk around
I hope you find the
project useful, that you like it.
on the Units in the boxes to start!