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Beyond “What I Did on Vacation”: Exploring the Genre of Travel Writing
|Grades||9 – 12|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Four 50-minute sessions|
- Published Comments
July 26, 2012
Extending the travel writing to include a food diary can add diet angles to the assignment:vegan,vegatarian, locavore,organic. Some family trips might have include places in Costa Rica, Jamaica. Panama, etc. that have developed sustainability projects.
Using a similar travel writing assignment with a tenth grade class, I found various benefits emerged in the class: identifying new friendships with students who were vegan and new awareness about global responsibility and production of red meat versus "rights" and eating what you want.
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