Vacation to a National Park

Grade Levels
7th, 8th, 9th
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Use research, writing, and math skills to explore a U.S. National Park!

Students choose and research a United States National park, then plan a family vacation to the park.

Students use documents to record information:
• Research sights and activities at the park
• List basic information about the park
• Summarize the history of the park and why they want to visit the park
• Use information about climate and weather to decide on travel dates
• Create a spreadsheet and figure costs for travel, lodging, meals, fees, and souvenirs
• Choose to create a journal about the “trip” or a brochure about the park

Includes seven activities and a grading rubric.

The zip file includes PDF and Word documents.

This project addresses CCSS writing standards, math standards, and 21st Century Skills

CCSS: W2, W4, W6, W7, W8

Iowa Reading Standard: IA1

21st Century Skills:
Model the process of financial planning based on personal prioritization of wants and needs. (21.6-8.FL.1)

Create an effective spending plan using informed decision-making skills. (21.6-8.FL.2)

Plan strategies utilizing digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information. (21.6-8.TL.3)

Use critical thinking skills to conduct research, solve problems, and make informed decisions using appropriate technological tools and resources. (21.6-8.TL.4)

Total Pages
5
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N/A
Teaching Duration
1 Week

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