Planning a Trip
Students plan a trip to from 3 to 5 cities of their choice. They design a brochure to travel to the chosen cities. It should be of a quality that it could be used by a customer to decide if they would like to take this trip.
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Opinion: Persuasive Essay Unit Introduction
Opinion, audience, purpose. Fourth graders are introduced to the three characteristics of persuasive writing in the third unit of a year-long writing program. The 98-page packet is complete with plans, model essays, graphic organizers,...
4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Calculating Perimeter and Area using Architectural Drawings
Take young mathematicians' understanding of geometry into the real world with this upper-elementary math lesson. Given the floor plans of a historic building in Tennessee, students are asked to calculate its area and perimeter as...
4th - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Comparing Modes of Transportation
Let's go to New York! Young researchers browse several websites to find informational texts that will help them decide the best mode of transportation for planning a pretend trip from their hometown to New York City. They create charts...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Elapsed Time: Planning a Field Trip
Mini mathematicians develop an itinerary for a field trip. They conduct Internet research, calculate elapsed time for their field trip schedule, and determine the cost for an individual to attend the field trip based on the information...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed