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PROJECT BASED LEARNING: U. S. LANDMARKS Research and Travel Unit

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You are going to research and visit a historic/famous landmark in the United States. You will have to travel to the state of the landmark, stay in a hotel and pay for the cost of meals.

This PBL unit incorporates 21st Century skills with challenging, engaging, and creative activities. There are lots of opportunity for differentiation. Activities go along with your nonfiction book study.

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**Note: Activities can easily be adapted for enrichment or gifted students in different grade levels.

1. All About US Symbols – Create a flipbook of famous US Symbols/landmarks
2. I Live Here – Students can color their state and label the city where they live. Fill out the information below.
3. I Will Travel to Here – Students will color the state where they are visiting and complete the information.
4. I Wonder – Questions about the project that need to be answered during the research
5. I will Travel to Here – Visit websites for travel by airplane
6. I Will Travel to Here – Calculate gasoline costs if you would travel by car. (Great for higher students)
7. I Will Stay Here – Research and calculate hotel expenses.
8. I Will Eat Here – Research and calculate food costs at restaurants
9. Places of Interest – Students can record other places to visit in the area.
10. State Facts
11. State Symbols
12. State Travel Brochure – I’ve provided the template
13. Landmark Facts – Students will research a famous landmark and record facts on this sheet
14. Famous Landmark Brochure – I’ve provided the template
15. Selfies at the landmark
16. Design a webpage of the landmark
17. Write a letter or postcard home about the trip and landmark
18. Google Maps Activity
19. Be A Reporter – Create of video of you as a reporter
20. Reflections

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**Note: Activities can easily be adapted for enrichment or gifted students in other grade levels.

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