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6th Grade Social Studies
                       Place
• The front of your postcard will show something
  about your country:
• What it is like there
• Climate
• Vegetation
• Culture
• Famous landscape, city or monument
     Absolute and Relative Location
• You will write from a real hotel in a real city
  in your country using their address
  – Mrs. Barth
  – Bloomsbury Hotel
  – 16-22 Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3NN


• Your Postmark will show relative location
               REGION
• Region will be shown by the stamp. Each
  country’s government issues stamps for
  postage and mail.
            MOVEMENT
• How the postcard traveled
• Transportation in the country
• Travel in the message
     Human and Environmental
           Interaction
• Write about one major product of the
  country, one cultural event and one thing
  you ate.
          DUE 12-17-2009
• You will be “sending” these postcards
  to another classroom on Thursday,
  December 17.



• They will be returned to you on Friday,
  December 18.
                                           Works Cited
                                            Images
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