Travel Writing/Setting Brochure: Reading Response Exercise #58

Debby Zigenis-Lowery's Literate Lives

Read for at least twenty to thirty minutes. When you are done, think about what you have read.

Get out a pencil and paper, and art supplies if you feel inspired.

Write the text of a travel brochure (or make an actual three-fold brochure) based on an important setting from your reading. Be sure you describe the:

  • Geography
  • Weather
  • Major cities
  • Attractions
  • Methods of transportation
  • Form of government
  • Economy
  • Currency,
  • Dining and lodging options

Also, provide a list of what the traveler would need to bring along when visiting this place.

Share your brochure with your reading partners.

Preschool Literacy: After enjoying a story together, talk about its setting with your preschooler. Was it indoors or outdoors? What was actually there where your story took place.

When done, get out a paper and art materials or magazines for cutting up, and draw a picture or make a collage of theā€¦

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