Comparing Modes of Transportation
Excellent lesson plan that promotes using internet sources to write a persuasive essay about the best mode of transportation.Â Includes cross-curricular ties to math and includes ideas for differentiated instruction. Students will visit different websites in order to decide the best mode of transportation from their hometown to New York City. Students will graph the results and write a persuasive paper. Math connection(graphs, lines, plotting points...)and ideas for differentiation.
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- Students will use Internet resources to compare three modes of travel and determine which mode of travel is the best choice for planning a trip from their home town to New York City.
- Students will chart and graph results using spreadsheet software.
- Students will write a persuasive narrative based on their findings using a word processing program.
- Computers with Internet access
- word processing software
- spreadsheet software