Students use research material and information gathered from the community
to create a walking trail brochure highlighting local women. Walking
to every site, they invite classes across the city to join them.
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Conduct historical and social studies research.
Use technology to complete and enhance work.
Employ focused, coherent, and well organized writing.
- Summarize information from student written biographies for
- Select photographs and illustrations.
- List supporting individuals/groups to thank.
- Select a clear, simple neighborhood map.
- Mark each site location on map.
- Choose a title for the Trail.
- Hold a class contest for the logo.
- Decide sequence of text and photographs.
- Use Desktop Publishing program to design and print Brochure
or arrange for printing.
- Preview the walk with the class.
- Invite other classes across the city to join in additional
Sharing a brochure with the community creates awareness of women in
Students assume roles in writing, publishing,city planning and mapping.
Student written biographies, photographs and illustrations, neighborhood
maps, paper and tools for illustrating logos, final brochure, etc.
Students use: Adobe PhotoDeluxe for scanning photos, illustrations,
and map; digital camera for pictures of unrecorded sites; Claris Works
for text; printer for final product.
Teachers and students continue to assess and evaluate writing, contributions,
and teamwork during the process of creating the final product
Women's Heritage Trail
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