Country Research Bundle

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Each Globe Trottin' packet (15 in this bundle) focuses on one country and requires students to use reference books and/or websites to learn about the country’s geography and culture. Students follow written directions at the top of each page to complete an activity that documents their discoveries. All activities are completed in a separate notebook (not provided).

Activities include:
Maps: (world, continent, country) creating a compass rose and a map key
Country stats: listing the population, area, products, and climate
Flag: coloring a sample flag; writing a description of what the colors and symbols mean
Currency: identifying and coloring a sample coin and bill
Language: learning common words/phrases
Food: preparing a menu for a day
Sports: naming sports/activities that are popular
Animals: identifying, then classifying by group
Clothing: illustrating (or constructing) traditional clothing on paper dolls
Famous People: identifying individuals and their achievement(s)
Holidays: describing the traditions of several holidays
Culminating Activity Choices

Also included:
Suggested Websites
Rubric
Answer Guide * Student responses will be varied, based on the resources they are using.
I have provided possible answers and related links to help.
Passport for collecting stamps from completed Globe Trottin’ countries

Globe Trottin' can be used as an independent learning center, a small group cooperative learning experience, or a whole class activity.


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Skills Addressed (wording from CCSS)
- Conducting short research projects that build knowledge about a topic.
- Recalling information from experiences or gathering information from print and digital sources; taking brief notes on sources and sorting evidence into provided categories.
- Using text features and search tools to locate information relevant to a given topic efficiently
- Using information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text (e.g., where, when, why and how key events occur).

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Individual Globe Trottin’ packets currently available:

Australia

Brazil

Chile

China

Egypt

England

France

Germany

India

Ireland

Italy

Japan

Mexico

Russia

South Africa

Total Pages
396
Answer Key
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Country Research Bundle
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Country Research Bundle
Country Research Bundle