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In this lapbook inspired by the books by Joan Sandin, your students will practice writing, drawing, and thinking creatively as they plan to leave their home for a journey to a new land... one of their imagination! Will they travel across the ocean to a desert island? Will they escape invading swarms of bees and flee to Antarctica? Or will they blast off for Mars and establish the first colony with their family?
Activities included are:
Writing and drawing directions to the new land
Writing prompt for something interesting that happens on the voyage
Voyage statistics (date of departure, length of voyage, etc.)
Drawing of family
Writing prompt for letter from parent explaining why family must leave the old land
Listing of things to take on the journey
Writing prompt for what they will miss
Drawing of new land
2 response questions about new land
Information about the new land (terrain, language, landforms, etc.)
Also included are two cover versions for the lapbook.
Suitable for grades 1-4.