Using the Big 6 seventh grade students will design a travel itinerary for a fan visiting the 2010 Winter Olympics Games in Vancouver, Canada on a budget of $5,000. The itinerary will be in the form of a pamphlet and include tickets for one sport, flight information, accommodations, transportation to events, and an athlete profile. The curriculum standards include: 1. Language Arts Standard 3 (Inquiry/Research/Oral Presentation): Students will understand the process of seeking and giving information in conversations, group discussions, written reports, and oral presentations. A. Objective 1 (Processes of Inquiry): Use the process of inquiry to formulate questions and engage in gathering information. B. Objective 3 (Oral Communication of Inquiry): Communicate ideas and information appropriately in classroom settings. 2. Library Media Standard 2 (Writing): Students will write informational and literary text to reflect on and recreate experiences, report observations, and persuade others. A. Objective 1 (Writing to Learn): Retell or summarize and make connections to clarify thinking through writing. 3. Library Media Standard 3; A. Objective 2 Access information within resources. 4. Standard 4:Students will engage and extract information. 5. Standard 3 (Inquiry/Research/Oral Presentation): Students will understand the process of seeking and giving information in conversations, group discussions, written reports, and oral presentations. A. Objective 1 (Processes of Inquiry): Use the process of inquiry to formulate questions and engage in gathering information. B. Objective 2 Extract information. 6. Standard 5 Students will organize, synthesize, and present information. A. Objective 1 Organize information from multiple resources. 7. Standard 6 Students will evaluate the process and the product. A. Objective 1 Judge the process for efficiency and effectiveness. B. Objective 2 Judge the product for effectiveness. C. Objective 3 Judge use of time in the library media center. Task (Big 6 Step 1): 1.1 You and your partner have been hired as a travel agent to put together a vacation package for a spectator going to the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, Canada. Using the Big ^ Research Model that we have discussed in class,you will be ...

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