Show your students that informational writing and research
can be fun with this resource.
In this educational and entertaining writing assignment, students create a travel brochure
based on the attractions of their hometown. This 3-page reproducible activity
includes suggestions about
• where to find information
about their town
• what to put on the cover
of their brochure
• what to put inside
Students see examples of features about the fictitious Anderson City (town motto: You’ll get in a pickle in Anderson City
) and many of its attractions (e.g., Come to Pickle Park and watch the Dills in action!
This classroom-tested activity is suitable for middle school and high school classes. Created by Susan Thurman.
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