route to Santiago de Compostela was one
of the most important Christian pilgrimages during medieval times
and lot of people travel today by walking, by bike, and horse....for
different reasons: religous, cultural, leisure ... There are
different Roads to Santiago, but the French Way, English and
Portuguese Way are the most popular. Previously people used to
sleep in the cathedral; to prevent odors used a censer. Currently
the censer "botafumeiro" works on special occasions, to see it work
you have to go on Fridays at 7:30 to the cathedral.
1. Take a virtual tour to
the Road to Santiago page, make the activities and
you'll achieve a better understanding of this cultural phenomenon
that has taken place in the last twelve centuries.
2.. Program for your class
trip to the Road to Santiago, you will spend five days with
your peers. The last day you'll do Monte do Gozo- Santiago
and'll end the day watching the botafumeiro working.
3. Make a multimedia
brochure containing the program of travel, places you will be
visiting, places where you are going to spend the night and where
you are going to eat. You will have to calculate travel expenses for
the group of 24 students and 2 teachers. Includes information on the
"botafumeiro" and other things you find of interest on the Road.
In order to make
this web quest you must do the following activities:
Make groups of 4 students
2. Select information and photographs that you will use in the
3. Produce a multimedia brochure containing all the information
requested in the task.
4. Each group will present to the class the work, another group and
class in general give them feedback
evaluation will be done acording to the following
Each student will
reach their own conclusions on their own and through the collaborative
work (small group and class group).
in this work ensures that all the students will implement the
competences we inlude in this webquest.
The student must
be able to apply the information and competences through
materials they produce and apply the knowledge acquired during the
teamwork contributes to improveing the knowledge of other