Puerto Rico From this webquest you will learn. . . 1. who the first Puerto Ricans were. 2. Puerto Rico’s relationship with the U. S. 3. about the coquí. 4. about Puerto Rico’s marine life. 5. about what the bioluminescent bay in Vieques, PR is like.
Direcciónes READ THOROUGHLY 1. On notebook paper, you will answer the questions that appear on each slide. 2. Divide your answers by slide. For example, if you are on the “Los Tainos” slide, write “Los Tainos” on your paper and answer the questions on that slide below it. 2. Every slide has 1 -2 links where you must go to answer each question. 3. Copy and paste the link if you are unable to click on it. 4. Your answers are due on Monday Feb. 27. 5. Señora Schoolcraft will have it posted on her website for you to complete at home if necessary.
Los Taínos 1. Who were the Taínos? Were they the first Puerto Ricans on the island? 2. What did they look like? 3. Who conquered the Taínos? 4. The Taínos introduced the world to many items & words. Name 4 of them. http: //welcome. topuertorico. org/reference/taino. shtml
El Gobierno On July 25, 1898 the U. S. obtained Puerto Rico after winning the Spanish. American War. http: //gopuertorico. about. com/od/introductiontopuertorico/f/Statehood. htm 1. If Puerto Rico isn’t a state, then what is it, and what does that mean? 2. Are Puerto Ricans U. S. citizens? 3. When can Puerto Ricans vote for a president? 4. What military do Puerto Ricans serve on? 5. Name 4 ways Puerto Ricans are American. 6. After reading all of this information, do you think a U. S. citizen needs a passport to visit Puerto Rico? (note: this is not on the website, just tell me what you think)
El Coquí 1. What is a coqui? 2. Were the coquíes important to the Tainos? How do we know? 3. What is their talent? 4. What time of day do they practice this talent? 5. Do all coquíes practice their talent? 6. What effects their talent, and does it change? 7. Starting from birth, how does a coquí physically develop? 8. Click here to hear the coquí : http: //youtu. be/54 Fzu. E-w 0 U The Coquí is still very important today. It is on clothing, traditional songs, political symbols, business marketing, and much more. http: //www. elboricua. com/coqui. html
Marine life Go to the link below and click on all the tabs at the top. Which was your favorite picture? http: //www. marinelifepr. org
Vieques La isla nena 1. Vieques is known for its bioluminescent bay. Go to this link http: //www. elenasvieques. com/bioluminescent. html and tell me what a bioluminescent bay is. What causes its special effect? 2. Go to biobay. com. At the top, explore the tabs that say “more glowing, ” “light pollution” “Aerials, ” “Daytime, ” “Kids” and “Scenic Vieques” The photos will appear on the left. Click on them to make them bigger. What happens when you swim in a biobay? Señora Barlow’s family is from this small beautiful island.
Vieques and the U. S. A Use this link to answer questions 1 & 2 ➝ http: //www. marxists. org/history/etol/newspape/socialistvoice/Vieques. PR 60. html 1. Why was Vieques so important to the United States? What did the U. S. do there? 2. What happened that made the people of Vieques so angry? Use this link to answer question number 3 ➝ http: //www. nytimes. com/2009/08/07/science/earth/07 vieques. ht ml 3. Is the U. S. still in Vieques? ↑This is what Vieques use to look like. ↑