Every December I try and do a month long holiday related project with each grade. This year the third graders were traveling around the world. Each pair of students received a plan ticket and got to researching.
Using the websites:
Once complete students will travel around the room with the passport below. Each student will visit each country, read the paragraph, view the picture, and write a note about what they found to be the most interesting onto the passport.
We will vote for the discuss the most interesting celebrations.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.7 Conduct short research projects that build knowledge about a topic.