domingo, 11 de enero de 2015

1º British: The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

The named “Seven Wonders” are linked to ancient creations that rivaled in their size, majesty, and beauty.

Ancient civilization constructed some incredible architectural masterpieces. Even when six of the seven wonders no longer stand, having been destroyed by natural disaster or by humans, these wonders continue to amaze our present day historians and archaeologists. Your task will be to share information with the class concerning these ancient wonders.

1. Complete one card guide for each of the Seven Wonders of The Ancient World (You can do a ppt or use this example’s doc.). Be sure to include data such as: 

a) Time period of construction 
b) Civilization
c) Location
d) Highlights about the structure itself 
e) What impressed you the most about it 
f) Some photos (Remember to use your new knowledge about “Free images”)

2. After “visiting” all of them and write their cards, answer the following questions.

a) Why do you think the 7 Wonders all existed in the same area of the world?
b) Can you think of any wonders that exist in our world today? Explain your choice.
c) Recommend of the Seven Wonders to your partners, explaining why did you choose it as the best one.

You can start by visiting the following links:

Virtual tour (small links to each monument below)

When finish, send your work as an attached file to The deadline is 29 January. As usually, this is a mandatory exercise. If you fail or you send it out of time, the mark will be 0 for this activity.

Go on!

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