Knowledge: Describing Tourist attractions - recall key features from recount diary completed during the trip
Skill: Digital or manual map creation-showing the location of major tourist attractions, /annotation/photo manipulation.
Literacy: Recount writing- notes from the field trip and and transforming into persuasive description of tourist attractions.
Title: Describing Places
Knowledge: factual knowledge about the visited island-recall knowledge from notes
Skill: descriptive and persuasive writing
Literacy - use of descriptive word/phrases add to word walls to generate ideas for expression
Your travel guide aimed at young families should include a written summary of the top 10 attractions on your island (approx 100 words for each)
You could present your travel guide as a poster or a brochure.
SMORE could be used to produce a brochure.
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Title: Describing Change
Knowledge: What did students learn from the research interview or secondary data about how the island has changed.
Skill Driven- research threads- getting students to refine research threads for secondary data
Literacy Driven: students follow guiding questions to formulate the structure of their written responses.