Digital Travel Brochure
Develop students’ knowledge of the world and fire their enthusiasm for geography through this exciting project.
- How did they decide where to go?
- Where did they find information about their destination?
- What information did they want to know before they set off?
- Show the students the ready-made project book for New York. Give the children time to explore it in pairs, investigating the content and following the links. To focus this activity, ask the students to consider:
- What is the purpose of each slide?
- What information does it give the reader?
- What elements do each slide use to contain to make them informative, easy to use, and attractive?
- How effective is the New York travel brochure?
- Does it make them want to go there?
- Explain to the children that they are going to work in small groups to make an interactive travel brochure for another North American city. Once the children are divided into groups, they can spend some time using Google Earth or Google Maps, alongside their existing knowledge, to choose a city.
- Students can work independently to research and create their own travel brochure.
- Well researched
- Factually accurate
- Easy to understand
- Attractively designed
Extending your project
- Once all of the projects are completed, the class could hold travel awards, where winners are decided in categories such as ‘best designed brochure’, ‘most persuasive brochure’, or ‘most exciting city’.
- The students could use each other’s brochures and online resources to plan a holiday taking in several cities. They could design an itinery and use travel sites to cost their trip. Older children could be given a budget which they have to meet.
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- Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts.
- Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.
21st Century Skills
- Critical thinking
- Digital citizenship