Students explore a state, create a travel plan for visiting that state, write postcards from an imaginary trip there, and research selected points of interest in that state.
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Lesson 3: Seven Day Road Trip
Students plan a seven day road trip. In this travel lesson, students plan a driving trip that includes five major cities or attractions in Florida or another state of their choice. They show the trip on a map, calculate distances that...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
Map Your Favorite Sports Team's Next Road Trip
Students track a sports team across the country. They use a map scale to calculate the number of miles traveled by their sports team on a trip, conduct Internet research, and calculate how much it would cost them to go along on the trip.
3rd - 12th Math
Reading Road Trip to Tennessee
Students plan a fictional trip to Tennessee. In this U.S. geography lesson, students read Goin' Someplace Special by Patricia McKissack and utilize MapQuest to plan out a route to Tennessee. Students research the history of Tennessee...
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts