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Travel brochure ckc 2010

  1. 1. Travel Brochure Curious Kids Club 2010 Contents
  2. 2. Contents <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>The Task </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Process </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul>
  3. 3. Introduction <ul><li>Read and view a range of travel brochures and travel websites to examine how they influence you in what to visit in Asia. Use this information to persuade others to travel a destination in Asia by electronically creating a brochure of where to stay and what to visit (cities, towns and sights). </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Task <ul><li>Write a persuasive travel brochure for travel to Asia, ensuring it follows the structure of persuasive texts and uses appropriate persuasive language and visual elements to encourage others to travel there. </li></ul><ul><li>The travel brochure must include: </li></ul><ul><li>A title or statement that grabs the readers attention </li></ul><ul><li>Brief summary of the setting, with highlights of important places </li></ul><ul><li>Location, including a map </li></ul><ul><li>Major cities, well-known place </li></ul><ul><li>Historic sites and landmarks </li></ul><ul><li>Recreation and outdoor activities- parks, sports, water </li></ul><ul><li>Entertainment </li></ul><ul><li>Climate and overall weather conditions </li></ul><ul><li>Transportation </li></ul><ul><li>Arts and culture including museums, theatres, places to visit </li></ul><ul><li>Languages and local dialect </li></ul><ul><li>Foods that are well known for that area </li></ul><ul><li>Visual elements that portray a positive image of Asia </li></ul><ul><li>Positive persuasive language </li></ul><ul><li>Additional information and conclusion </li></ul>
  5. 5. Resources <ul><li>You will be assigned to create a brochure for a particular country. Using the resources given, search through to select appropriate information for your brochure. </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Resources: </li></ul><ul><li>http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/continents/asia/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/as.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.asianinfo.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.factmonster.com/world.html </li></ul>
  6. 6. Process Week Task 1 Look at examples of brochures. In your book write down the features of a travel brochure and begin a word wall brainstorming the types of words used in a persuasive text. Choose a part of Asia to make a travel brochure on. Share with the group what you saw in the brochures. Were there maps, photos, other illustrations? What kind of language and vocabulary was used? How is the text presented? Paragraphs, bullet lists? Are specific places highlighted? What kind? View persuasive writing featured in brochures. Identify their goal and three reasons/facts to support and validate their reason. Use the persuasive map planning sheet as a guide. Show students the Travel Brochure Rubric so they know the requirements for the project. 2 Build your field of knowledge- in your book look at the main features which you identified as being in a travel brochure. Use the resources page to search for information to include in your travel brochure. Record your information in your book under the appropriate headings. 3 After you have gathered enough information for your travel brochure, begin placing it onto your brochure. Look at this template as an example. Open publisher and select brochure template. Make sure you write down any references to sites you use information from. 4 Continue creating your brochure ensuring you have included information on each of the following sections . Also make sure your illustrations relate to the information on the page. Make it visually appealing for readers. 5 Share your brochures with the rest of the class.
  7. 7. Evaluation A B C D Organization The brochure has excellent formatting and very well organized information. The brochure has appropriate formatting and well-organized information. The brochure has some organized information with random formatting. The brochure's format and organization of material are confusing to the reader. Ideas The brochure communicates relevant information appropriately and effectively to the intended audience. The brochure communicates relevant information appropriately to the intended audience. The brochure communicates irrelevant information, or communicates inappropriately to the intended audience. The brochure communicates irrelevant information, and communicates inappropriately to the intended audience. Conventions All of the writing is done in complete sentences. Capitalization and punctuation are correct throughout the brochure. Most of the writing is done in complete sentences. Most of the capitalization and punctuation are correct throughout the brochure. Some of the writing is done in complete sentences. Some of the capitalization and punctuation are correct throughout the brochure. Most of the writing is not done in complete sentences. Most of the capitalization and punctuation are not correct throughout the brochure. Graphics The graphics go well with the text, and there is a good mix of text and graphics. The graphics go well with the text, but there are so many that they distract from the text. The graphics go well with the text, but there are too few. The graphics do not go with the accompanying text or appear to be randomly chosen.
  8. 8. Conclusion <ul><li>Congratulations! At this point you should have successfully finished creating your travel brochure. Make sure you check the marking criteria before you hand it in. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Persuasion Map Planning Sheet <ul><li>Goal or Thesis </li></ul><ul><li>A goal or thesis is a statement that describes one side of an arguable viewpoint. </li></ul><ul><li>• What is the thesis or point you are trying to argue? </li></ul><ul><li>Main Reasons </li></ul><ul><li>You will need some good reasons to support your goal or thesis. </li></ul><ul><li>Briefly state three main reasons that would convince someone that your thesis is valid. </li></ul><ul><li>• Reason 1 </li></ul><ul><li>• Reason 2 </li></ul><ul><li>• Reason 3 </li></ul><ul><li>Facts or Examples </li></ul><ul><li>What are some facts or examples you could state to support this reason and validate this argument? </li></ul><ul><li>• Fact or Example 1 </li></ul><ul><li>• Fact or Example 2 </li></ul><ul><li>• Fact or Example 3 </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul><ul><li>A piece of persuasive writing usually ends by summarizing the most important details of the argument and stating once again what the reader is to believe or do. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Brochure Template Information Information Pictures Information Information

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