BRING THE ADIRONDACKS INTO YOUR CLASSROOM
|Tourism in Lake Placid (or "your" town)
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|Grade: 4th Grade
Class: English Language Arts
|NYS Content Area Standard:
English Language Arts:
Standard 1: Language for Information and Understanding
|NYS Interdisciplinary Standard:
Math, Science & Technology:
Standard 5: Technology
|Adirondack Curriculum Content Area:
|Investigative Question or Issue: What is to "see and do" in historic Lake Placid? (or "your" town)|
Prior to issuing this challenge the teacher will want to investigate appropriate web sites to ensure student access to the information required. The challenge was originally written for Lake Placid students but can be adapted for any Adirondack community.
In small teams created with the help of your teacher, create a tourism pamphlet that will encourage tourists in the region to visit four different historic places in the area around Lake Placid. Your pamphlet may put on display in school, local businesses, and at local hotels and motels, so make it your best work.
You should begin your research for this project be using the following websites;
In addition to the websites, be sure to check out any professional pamphlets you can obtain from businesses or tourist information sources in the area as well as collect data during our Local History Tour.
As gather information for each of the four historical sites you select, please make sure you address each of these five Focus Questions questions:
Please include a map in your pamplet that shows the location of each historical site.
Please follow this process as you work on your pamphlet:
Your pamphlet will be graded on its originality, quality of writing, and accuracy of information and spelling. You will be asked to complete a Self-Assessment sheet and Scoreboard when you are finished. All team members are expected to do their fair share of the work.
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