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Suitcase Packing

As part of her middle school geography lesson on Puerto Rico, April's class read The Tree of Hope and then unpacked a suitcase to learn more about Puerto Rico's climate, environment and culture. The students loved it saying,

"This was a great lesson! Can we do more this way?"

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Ideas for what to pack in a suitcase:

  • Flags
  • Recipes of national dishes
  • Musical instruments
  • Currency
  • Language dictionary
  • Map
  • Souvenir
  • Clothing that reflects the climate and environment
  • Sunscreen, beach towel, bug spray as appropriate to climate and environment