This is a project based unit for 2nd and 3rd graders in the gifted classroom. In this unit students will study and research various islands in the world. They will choose an island to research farther. They Then create a power point presentation to teaching others about the island. Next they will create there own make believe theme island. This unit has a writing component in which students will be have to write a fictional backstory for there island. Finally ending with making salt dough island, painting and labeling them.