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Making Travel Journals During the United States Region Tour

By Beth Newingham on February 23, 2012
  • Grades: 3–5

After each stop of our United States region tour, students write travel journals about what they saw or what they learned at the important place. 

The travel journals are a great way to connect writing skills with social studies, as the students are expected to give a narrative account of their experience at each tour stop. They are also asked to draw a picture that looks like a photograph taken at the tour stop. They can use the pictures in the textbook or from the slide show I create to go along with each region.

View more photos and information about our travel journals.

Comments (4)

Hi, Beth. This is a really good idea. Our class is now studying the Seven Regions of the United States and I was trying to see if you had a copy of your travel journal available online. Thanks.

Hi, Beth. This is a really good idea. Our class is now studying the Seven Regions of the United States and I was trying to see if you had a copy of your travel journal available online. Thanks.

Hi, Beth. This is a really good idea. Our class is now studying the Seven Regions of the United States and I was trying to see if you had a copy of your travel journal available online. Thanks.

Hi Beth,
I can't get page 1 of NE to open. Do you have a rubric for this project. Thanks.
My e-mail is heidialex@yahoo.com

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