Post Trip Ideas
For grade specific follow up ideas please see your grade level information.
Thank You Notes
Many classrooms use traditional thank you notes to show appreciation
for the Discovery Trail site they have visited or to the Discovery Trail itself!
Writing a thank you letter requires the sender to reflect upon their day and to consider why they are thankful. They may think about what made their day special and what happened to make their day a little more enjoyable.
Blogs are easy to use and a simple way to write for real audiences. This is also a terrific way to communicate with parents.
Here is an example from Pat Gaines visit to the Eight Square School House
Click here to find family activities for each one of the eight Discovery Trail sites. There is an activity a family can do at home and another activity to try while visiting the site. Here is the URL if you want to put it in your class newsletter or blog!