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Plan a Summer Trip

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide, PDF | 5 pages | Grades: 2 - 4

Prepare for a summer vacation with an end-of-the-year STEM activity.

🧳 Time to Pack Your Bags with Our End-of-the-Year STEM Activity!

Summer vacation is almost here! What could be better than planning your own summer trip? With this activity, students will be able to plan their own summer trips! They will brainstorm locations, select a mode of transportation, choose a type of lodging, find entertainment, and choose restaurants to eat at. Finally, students will check the weather forecast and pack their suitcases.

This resource comes with a directions page, a rubric, and 3 planning worksheets.

Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding 

A team of dedicated, experienced educators created this resource to support your end-of-year lessons.

In addition to individual student work time, use this activity to enhance learning through guided writing groups, whole class lessons, or remote learning assignments.

If you have a mixture of above and below-level learners, check out these suggestions for keeping students on track with the concepts:

🆘 Support Struggling Students

Help students who need help understanding the concepts by completing the activity with a partner or in a 1:1 setting.

➕ Challenge Fast Finishers

For fast finishers, have students write a reflection on their trip design and what they might do differently in the future.

Plan lessons for all ability levels with our 10 Best Scaffolding Strategies! 

Easily Prepare This Resource for Your Students

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This resource was created by Lindsey Phillips, a teacher in Michigan and Teach Starter Collaborator.

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