Traveling Opens A World Of Educational Opportunities
Taking a journey with kids is a wonderful way to enhance a person's perspective and teach people about unfamiliar places.
Make Vocabulary Acquisition A Goal Of Travel
Expeditions offer new and exciting information about customs, locations, geography and many other things. The brain tends to remember things associated with novel places and experiences. Educators and parents can utilize this by setting educational goals while traveling. Children can create vocabulary books. A good goal might be to learn three to five new vocabulary words per day, while traveling.
Young scholars can create, My Travel Vocabulary Book.
This book may include:
Sentences that include the newly acquired vocabulary word
definition found on http://dictionary.reference.com/
verb (used without object), trav·eled, trav·el·ing or ( especially British ) trav·elled, trav·el·ling.
to go from one place to another, as by car, train, plane, or ship; take a trip; journey: to travel for pleasure.
to move or go from one place or point to another.
to proceed or advance in any way.
to go from place to place as a representative of a business firm.
to associate or consort: He travels in a wealthy crowd.
Vocabulary Builder: Synonyms for travel
Books To Share With Kids About Travel
Find new vocabulary words while reading these literature pieces and add them to the My Travel Vocabulary Book.
by Miles Backer (author), Chuck Nitzberg (illustrator) © 2013
Part travelogue, part I SPY, part WheresCharlie!
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