Have Web, Will Travel! Creating Web-Based Travel Guides for Vacation Destinations


  • Aug 13 2010 4:01 PM

    Mary Kay Monson

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In this lesson, found on the New York Times Learning Network, students examine the many applications of the Internet in travel planning by reading and discussing "Travel Agent or Travel Site? It Depends on the Trip." They then demonstrate their Web research and persuasive writing skills to create colorful, informative Web travel guides to popular vacation destinations.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 12

    Topics: English-Language Arts, Technology, Writing Strategies, History-Social Science, Geography, Reading Comprehension

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    Tool for: Administrators, Parents, Teachers


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    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Brainstorming; Cooperative Learning