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15 June 2008

Travel Brochures 'N Stuff.


For units on travel, foreign lands, and journeys, how about having students write a postcard from whatever location you're studying from the point of view of the people you're studying. For example, First Grade Journeys and Fifth Grade Going West.

Students can create a postcard, a travel brochure, a postcard, a letter, a mock myspace page with information synthesized from what you're studying. In terms of higher level thinking I think this gets there better than simple regurgitation of facts, no?

Here's an online postcard creator

online brochure maker

lesson plans for creating those brochures

Links come by way of Doug Yonce who publishes the best online newsletter you may not be reading.

Creating Lifelong Learners 6/15/08 1:58 PM Mathew Open Court Reading Comments

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