A project where students study the Five Wonders Theme Park stimulus poster to understand and use real world learning skills.
Welcome to Five Wonders Theme Park, the worlds most popular theme park in the world.
This teaching resource is a project that breaks down the ideas that are involved with Five Wonders Theme Park. Each category is broken down and explained to how it relates to real life and the learning that is required to use those skills. Students will need to use their comprehension and inferring skills to help them read and decode ideas from the stimulus poster. Numeracy skills include timetabling and schedules, money and budgeting, and percentages. Answer pages are also included.
Real life skills include:
- mapping references and keys
- ticket pricing including bulk prices and seasonal discounts
- transport timetables and map reading
- attraction wait times and seasonal closures
- accommodation pricing and holiday packages
- food and budgeting
This project is a great way to begin using the Five Wonders Theme Park projects and activities. To extend the learning potential from this resource, check out our Five Wonders Theme Park Resource Collection for inquiry projects, task cards and activities.
Australian Curriculum alignment
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