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Dream Vacation

Real-life skills into a culture,
tourism, history, and geography

Mastermind your dream vacation

This interdisciplinary expedition combines the excitement of exploration with valuable real-life skills as you dive deep into the culture, tourism, history, and geography of your chosen destination. 

You'll transform into a skilled travel planner, learning the ins and outs of financing and budgeting for your trip. With a focus on time and money management, you'll craft a detailed itinerary that covers transportation, accommodations, thrilling activities, and mouthwatering meals.

As the grand finale of this extraordinary adventure, you'll share your dream vacation with the community, showcasing your creativity, planning skills, and newfound appreciation for the incredible world around us. So, strap in and embark on the journey of a lifetime, where the only limit is your imagination!

Project creation

You will be creating your own dream vacation, using persuasive writing, research, and math skills, to include:

  • A Guidebook to the destination of your choice
  • A Poster advertising the trip
  • A Brochure to highlight what the vacation package offers
  • A Travel Notebook/Blog that describes some the exciting activities, historical sites, enticing restaurants, and what it really feels like to be there (using your 5 senses)

Units & abilities

Units you will learn

  • World History and Global Relations
  • Creative Writing and Composition

Abilities you will practice

  • Effective Communications
  • Creativity
  • Curiosity

Essential questions

  • What are characteristics of effective persuasive writing?
  • What are the benefits of visiting another country?
  • How are different elements of culture interconnected?