WEBQUEST

TREASURE HUNT IN MADRID 6th GRADERS MAY 2012

Name: __________________________

 Do you want to know and discover new and surprising corners in your city?  Let’s play detectives and go on a treasure hunt!!  You have to find the answer to the BIG question:

 What is the name of a famous Spanish painter whose paintings are shown in The Prado Museum and gives name to a street in Madrid?
TO FIND THE ANSWER:  Find the answer to the following questions.  Take the first letter of every answer.  Scramble the letters to build up the name. For each question you will have some clues such as webpages where you can get close to the answer: QUESTION Question 1: Where would you go in Madrid if you want to enjoy a concert of classical music performed by the Spanish National Orchestra ? CLUE Clue 1: www.descubremadrid.com Clue 2: http://www.madridinfosite.com/ sp/entretenimiento/madridespectaculos.aspx Clue 3: http://www.cosasdemadrid.es/ mejores-lugares-escucharmusica-clasica-madrid/ ANSWER

QUESTION 1. Which Spanish painter is the creator of Cubism? 2. Where in Madrid can you see his painting “Mujer en azul”?

CLUE Clue 1 . http://www.arteespana.com/ cubismo.htm Clue 2. http://www.spanisharts.com/

ANSWER

3. In that museum, you also can see his most famous cubist painting. What is its name? QUESTION 1 Find out the name of a subway station. It is the first stop in line 4 and the second in line 3. 2 What is the name of the street that links that subway station to Glorieta de Bilbao? 3.This street is named after a Spanish politician. Find out the name of the park he commissioned. QUESTION 1.In the popular borough of La Latina there is a square called after a tree. The name of the tree begins with “po-” in English. What’s its name? 2. What’s the name of that tree in Spanish? 3. The name of the square is “Plaza del (name of the tree ending in “-illo”). What colour are the buildings behind the big tree in that square?

Clue 3. http://www.esmadrid.com/es/mu seos-madrid CLUE Clue 1. http://www.metromadrid.es /es/index.html Clue 2. http://maps.google.com/ ANSWER

Clue 3. http://es.wikipedia.org/

CLUE Clue 1. http://lasonline.iastate.edu/ isu_trees/index_common.html

ANSWER

Clue 2. http://www.wordreference.com/ Clue 3. http://maps.google.com/

THE ANSWER TO THE BIG QUESTION IS ___________________