Grand Canal

Teach Through Educational Travel: The Grand Canal

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Teach Through Educational Travel
Download a larger image and share the photo with your class, then try these discussion questions and classroom activities:


  • The Grand Canal is a major thoroughfare in Venice, important for transporting people and goods around the city. Gondolas were used for that transportation. Learn how gondolas were and are still created. Write a story about a person, living in Venice, who built gondolas. What would the challenges be? What would it mean to be successful?
  • Investigate travel in the world today. Have your students become travel experts by using these classroom activities to explore moving between major cities and their historic attractions.



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