Webquest on Imperialism
For this activity the class will be divided into small groups of 4 students.
In each group there will be 4 different experts:
Student A: Expert on China
Student B: Expert on Africa
Student C: Expert on World Imperialism
First part of the Webquest
Read the introduction to Imperialism
Now each expert should go to the chosen area and find the answers to the questions in each page.
Second part of the Webquest
In each group, students put together the answers they have written down and work together to find an answer one of the the following question:
A) What are the effects of imperialism on our world today?
B) On balance, did 19th and early 20th century imperialism aid or harm the societies involved? Why, and how?
C) How did imperialism change the lives of Europeans and their sense of their placein the world?
Describe your point of view in a short paragraph.
Third part of the Webquest
Now you are ready to prepare for the final group presentation.
First of all you should prepare a Poster, completing the model below.
Choose any of the following political cartoons to support your point.
This poster will be used during your oral presentation in order to show visually your main points.