Project Based Learning Math and Writing Planning a Theme Park Trip Activity

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Teresa Kwant
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3rd - 5th
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Project based learning is the opportunity to give students real knowledge and skills through activities they may face in the real world. Through this task, students will learn how to plan a successful trip to the theme park. Both a printable and digital option is included!

Project based learning is the perfect way to get your students excited about learning. Do you need lessons that:
⭐Review Standards
Then, look no further.

With this Planning a Theme Park Visit activity, you will find that it can be unique to each student! Students will plan how many guests will attend the trip, and that will determine what lodging and tickets they will buy, as well as how much money they spend on food. Students are given a budget, and must stay within it to plan their trip.

In this activity pack you will find the following printable activity pages:

  • Project title page
  • Theme Park Lodging: Students will choose the most appropriate stay for their group.
  • Lodging Decisions: Students will compare two choices, and ultimately land on the best one.
  • Time at the Park: An activity planning tickets and add-ons to for the theme park, all while staying within budget.
  • Theme Park Diner: Your class will choose their menu items for the theme park and calculate price and calories.
  • Theme Park Snacks: Students will choose their snacks for the theme park and figure out the price.
  • Theme Park Route: Here, students will map out a route of which rides they will go on, and in what order.
  • Timing at the Park: Students will practice elapsed time to solve word problems.
  • Park Rides Data: While looking at a graph, students will answer greater than and less than questions.
  • Theme Park Persuasive Writing: Students will write an essay convincing others to attend this theme park.
  • Design a Theme Park: Using their creative skills, your class will create their very own theme park design.

*A digital option is also provided for Google Slides. You will want to make sure you save the assignment to the Google Drive you use with your Google Classroom. Then, simply assign the activity to your students.

This PBL activity is perfect for the upper elementary grade students in third grade, fourth grade, or fifth grade. Use this project during a class party, center time, as bell work, for homework, and so much more!

Total Pages
35 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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