Your family will have so much fun learning about the Grand Canyon and related topics with this unit study based upon books, videos, hands-on projects and fun printables! Here is what is included:
Research and Learn: Links to videos, websites, book, and movies to help you learn about the Grand Canyon.
Notebooking Pages: Use with the books you choose to read, but work best with Where is the Grand Canyon?.
Timeline: Students may write on timeline or cut and glue events provided.
Following Directions Around the Grand Canyon: Review what you have learned about the Grand Canyon and practice listening skills.
Crossword Puzzle: Review vocabulary words related to the Grand Canyon.
Fun Activities: Hands on projects, such as building your own canyon out of a variety of materials and experimenting with erosion.
Native American Notebooking Pages: Research one of the tribes that lived in the Grand Canyon area.
Writing Prompt: Write a journal entry as if you were on an expedition to explore the Grand Canyon.
Compare and Contrast Canyons in the World: Complete the chart and then answer the comparison questions.
Plan a Trip: Research transportation, hotel, and activities to visit the Grand Canyon and determine how much it would cost.
Quiz About the Grand Canyon: Seven-question, multiple-choice quiz about what you have learned.
Answer keys provided.
Grades 3rd-8th, although younger children could be included in many activities.
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