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Create A Country Project

Create A Country Project
Create A Country Project
Create A Country Project
Create A Country Project
Create A Country Project
Create A Country Project
Create A Country Project
Create A Country Project
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Help students plan and create a country of their very own. Work together and build a whole new world! Students will learn the basics about countries and maps by actually doing. After having students create an individual country, there are activities for students to work in small groups and collaboratively create a "new world."

Final product with be a country report formatted in style similar to tourist travel guide.

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Usage, Adaptation & Expansion
• Designed to be mix and match to meet your needs. Use all or some of the activities.
• Create teams with each member completing one section.
• Use as independent study packet.
• Assign to enrichment groups for those that need a challenge.

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STUDENT PACKET IN SIX SECTIONS:

Building the Basics:
• Name and flag
• Biomes, land, and water
• Government, laws, and money

Exploration and Discovery:
• Flora and fauna
• Landmarks (natural and man-made)

Modifying and Adapting Land by People:
• Land adaption by people
• Housing variations and homes
• Education
• Daily lives of people

Conserve, Preserve, and Protect:
• Solve environmental problem
• Holidays and traditions
• Community services for preservation
• Conservation of land and natural resources
• Protection of endangered species

Showing National Pride:
• Create a poem about new country
• Encouraging people to visit
• National symbols in pop culture
• National treasures

Student Choice Research Assignment:
• Comparing/contrasting new country and hometown.
• Everything needed for the assignment including instruction sheet.

Bonus Material: There are 24 cards to use for exit tickets.

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Why This Resource Works!
Seriously considering this product? Teachers have so many choices. Search engines list pages of similar products. Some free. Some for purchase. The most important aspect of this product is that it is a project. It is not just a lesson, forms, or activity. The product has been designed to maximize student engagement in learning…while minimizing prep time. Unique project features:

Student engagement: Students are responsible for their own learning. Teachers need only facilitate and support student success. Each page includes a single topic with detailed instructions.

Content Connections: Most students will have already learned about the country topics. This is a chance to apply that knowledge.

Team building: Students are expected to support and encourage classmates. Great team building strategy. Building a whole new world and negotiating the rules and laws will build communication skills.

Student choice: Allow for freedom of choice! Students get to choose their own elements. No two will every be alike.

Prior knowledge: Review topics like landforms, laws, symbols, the lives of people, and many other topics in a single project.

Cooperative learning: Discussion questions are included for pairs, groups, or the class as whole. The shared learning experience is embedded and pre-printed in sheets.

Learning styles: Project requirement and assignments address learning needs of thinker, feelers, doers, and observers. The variety of tasks helps ensure that all types of needs are met.

Beyond the book: Assessments go beyond traditional test/grading methods. Grading rubrics for maximum versatility.

Incremental learning: There are four basic sections. Each section has a single focus.

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Total Pages
50 pages
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