This is a social/geography based home reading mapping program. It is student led and has an at your own pace design. I created it to tie into the Grade 4 Social Studies Program in Alberta Canada but you could be adapted to any grade and any world travels. Student earn kilometers for minutes read and record their reading on logs based on specific trips. For this program 30 minutes = 30 kms but that can be edited. Once the amount of km (minutes) is earned for the trip, students return log to teacher and they can move their pin on a classroom map to destination earned. This resource does not include any leveled reading books just the program letter and trip logs.
The product includes:
- Parent letter explaining the program (editable in word)
- Suggestion to include reading tips in parent letter (You can put your own in)
- Bonus trip logs for students who read to Calgary and they get to map their own reading journey. This could be within Canda or even world wide!
**** This program could be edited to have trips to provinces, states and any other countries in the world.
I hope you enjoy this program as much as my clas does!
I post a large map of Alberta on a bulletin board and have students create mini selves on push pins to travel around the map. You can put a mini flag on each destination that way the students can track their trips together.