Presentation on theme: "Flat Stanley Tours America. Introduction As you know, Flat Stanley is a very special boy – when that bulletin board fell on him and squashed him flat,"— Presentation transcript:
Introduction As you know, Flat Stanley is a very special boy – when that bulletin board fell on him and squashed him flat, he became just the right size to travel through the mail. Sit back and think for a minute about some of your favorite adventures that you read about when we read Flat Stanley. Do you like to travel? Is there somewhere you’ve always wanted to go, but haven’t? Well, here’s your chance to travel with a friend and Stanley, so go pack your bags, and let’s get started!
The Task You and a classmate (your travel partner) are going to go with Stanley as he travels to 5 exciting cities in the United States – a different city every day for 5 days! Along the way, you’ll explore each city and find out who lives there, what they do, what they like to eat, and some of their favorite places to go. You’ll be able to keep a scrapbook to remember your adventures, track Stanley’s travels on a map, and then you’ll get to send Flat Stanley to one of your very special friends or relatives for a visit. I can’t wait to see where you’ll go!
The Process To complete your tour with Stanley, you need to do the following steps – and be sure to pay close attention to the directions! First, I will assign travel partners Then, you’ll explore the WebQuest and tour the cities. As you go, you’ll complete your travel log. Then, you’ll decorate your travel log – be creative! Next, you’ll complete a map. Last you’ll be ready to write a friendly letter to a friend or relative about Stanley. You’ll include Flat Stanley and directions for his visit. When he returns, we’ll track his travels on our classroom map.
Resources – Day 1 Hmmm, I wonder where Stanley’s going first – click here to find out! Look at the PHOTO SHOW.here What a huge city – and so many things to explore. Like one of these shows – which one will you see?shows You’ve got to be getting hungry! This is a famous restaurant here. Look at the photos and check out the menus link and see if you can find the kids’ menu.This Off for a sightseeing tour – a statue, a millionaire, a park, a famous building, and a stop for shopping. Take your time and explore – there’s lots to see. And be sure to complete today’s travel log page!statuemillionaireparkbuildingshopping
Resources – Day 2 Where is Stanley off to today? Click here to find out.here Want to see something “swimmingly” wonderful? Click here for a great attraction in this city.here The Olympic games were held here – this is the park where all of the athletes gathered. Watch the pictures!this Everybody loves to go to the... oops, I almost told you! Click here to see what Stanley’s up to – and find out some animal news.here While you are here, you may want some thrills – where will you go and what will you ride?thrills Finish your travel log page for today’s city.
Resources – Day 3 Giddyup! Now, where is Stanley off to today? Click here to find out. Click on the photo gallery to see more!here Click here to find out more about this city’s history, weather, and some fun facts.here Hungry? Click here and see what folks here love.here Get out your hats and boots – Stanley’s off to try to wrangle up some fun here.here. Calling all football fans! This is one of the most famous teams in history – and they are from this city. Check out all the pictures!This Yawn – what a day! Time to “hit the hay” at this famous hotel. Look at the photos to see if you want to stay here!hotel Finish your travel log page before you fall asleep.
Resources – Day 4 Hold on to your hats gang, it’s windy here. Well, forget your hats – better hold on to Stanley!here You’re in for a fun-filled day here. Make sure you scroll down and meet Sue – she’s interactive.here Explore the tallest building in North America.building Bet you’ve worked up an appetite, huh? Click here to learn about the best thing to eat here for lunch.here End your day here – it’s tons of fun!here Please complete your travel log for today.
Resources – Day 5 Here we are, the last day of your journey with Flat Stanley. He’s a long way from where he started – click here to see where he is today. Watch the picture show!here This is one of the most famous bridges in the world – check it out! Look at the gallery to see pictures of how it was made.Thisgallery There’s a lot to see, do – and eat – at this major attraction.this When you need to get around town, this is definitely the way to go!this Dessert anyone? Where will you get some in this city? Click here for a sweet finish to your trip! here Be sure all your travel log pages are complete. Go back and click the links from other days if you are missing something.
Conclusion 1.Be sure you have completed your travel log and map and you and your partner are all up to date! 2.Now you need to write your letter. Review the show on a friendly letter by clicking here. here Use Word to write a letter. 3.Congratulations! You’ve just completed a whirlwind tour across the United States with Flat Stanley, designed a travel log, finished a map, wrote a letter, and said, “Goodbye,” to Flat Stanley. Whew!