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WebQuests consist of five main components: the introduction, task, process, evaluation, and conclusion.

Introduction:
The introduction is usually a short paragraph that introduces the activity to the students. It often has a role or scenario involved.

Examples:

Snakes Alive
Radio Days
And Now a Word from Our Sponsor

Task:
The task informs the learners of what their end-result or culminating project will be.

Examples:

Snakes Alive
Radio Days
And Now a Word from Our Sponsor

Process:
The process identifies the steps the students should go through to accomplish the task. It also includes the online resources they will need, and provides scaffolding for organizing the information gathered.

Examples:

Snakes Alive
Radio Days
And Now a Word from Our Sponsor

Evaluation:
The evaluation describes to the students how their performance will be evaluated, and is often in the form of a scoring rubric.

Examples:

Snakes Alive
Radio Days
And Now a Word from Our Sponsor

Conclusion:
The conclusion summarizes what the learners will have accomplished by completing the WebQuest, and often provides additional opportunities to extend their thinking.

Examples:

Snakes Alive
Radio Days
And Now a Word from Our Sponsor

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