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Using the Big 6 seventh grade students will design a travel itinerary for a fan visiting the 2010 Winter Olympics Games in Vancouver, Canada on a budget of $5,000. The itinerary will be in the form of a pamphlet and include tickets for one sport, flight information, accommodations, transportation to events, and an athlete profile. The curriculum standards include: 1. Language Arts Standard 3 (Inquiry/Research/Oral Presentation): Students will understand the process of seeking and giving information in conversations, group discussions, written reports, and oral presentations. A. Objective 1 (Processes of Inquiry): Use the process of inquiry to formulate questions and engage in gathering information. B. Objective 3 (Oral Communication of Inquiry): Communicate ideas and information appropriately in classroom settings. 2. Library Media Standard 2 (Writing): Students will write informational and literary text to reflect on and recreate experiences, report observations, and persuade others. A. Objective 1 (Writing to Learn): Retell or summarize and make connections to clarify thinking through writing. 3. Library Media Standard 3; A. Objective 2 Access information within resources. 4. Standard 4:Students will engage and extract information. 5. Standard 3 (Inquiry/Research/Oral Presentation): Students will understand the process of seeking and giving information in conversations, group discussions, written reports, and oral presentations. A. Objective 1 (Processes of Inquiry): Use the process of inquiry to formulate questions and engage in gathering information. B. Objective 2 Extract information. 6. Standard 5 Students will organize, synthesize, and present information. A. Objective 1 Organize information from multiple resources. 7. Standard 6 Students will evaluate the process and the product. A. Objective 1 Judge the process for efficiency and effectiveness. B. Objective 2 Judge the product for effectiveness. C. Objective 3 Judge use of time in the library media center. Task (Big 6 Step 1): 1.1 You and your partner have been hired as a travel agent to put together a vacation package for a spectator going to the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, Canada. Using the Big ^ Research Model that we have discussed in class,you will be ...

Subjects:

  • Educational Technology > General
  • Language Arts > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Informal Education,Vocational/Professional Development Education,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110311104218101T,Middle School,NSDL,Grade 8,Grade 9,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-111-990,High School,Language Arts,General Public,Educational Technology,Education,Social Sciences,Grade 7

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