Friday, March 17, 2017


Ireland Country Research Project

by Globe Trottin' Kids

Grades 2-4

Students complete a variety of activities as they research the geography and culture of Ireland. The activities are glued into a separate notebook (not provided), creating a wonderful artifact to share and keep. 

Activities include: 
Maps: (world, continent, country) labeling maps; creating a compass rose and a map key
Country stats: recording the population, area, products, and climate
Flag: coloring a sample flag; writing a description of what the colors and symbols mean
Currency: identifying and coloring a sample coin and bill
Language: learning common words/phrases
Food: planning a menu for a day
Sports: naming sports/activities that are popular
Animals: identifying, then classifying by group
Clothing: illustrating (or constructing) traditional clothing on paper dolls
Famous People: identifying individuals and their achievement(s)
Holidays: describing the traditions of several holidays 
Culminating Activity Choices

Also included: 
Student passport and passport “stamp”
Suggested websites for student research
4-point rubric 
Answer guide (*Student responses will be varied, based on the resources they are using. Possible answers are provided.)

Globe Trottin' Kids country research projects can be used as an independent learning center, a small group cooperative learning experience, or a whole class activity.

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