Students will navigate a Web site (http://www.whitehouse.gov/kids/tour/) to answer questions. A direct link to directions of this activity is http://fcit.usf.edu/INTERNET/chap1/spy.htm.
Type of Task:
Students must answer questions to given clues in order to find a spy in the White House.
Internet Navigation Skills
Basic use of computer and mouse.
Students will work collaboratively to improve their Internet navigation skills through the completion of an interactive Internet search.
Students work in pairs.
Text of Learning Exercise:
Greetings Web detectives! The United States government suspects that a spy has found his or her way into the White House. The government needs your help to catch the spy. You must correctly identify the country the spy works for. Your clues are in five Top Secret files. Begin your search at http://www.whitehouse.gov/kids/tour/. Fill in the blanks for each clue.
Now unscramble the five circled letters to find out
which country sent the spy to the White House.
Return to Chapter 1.