Virtual Field Trip to India for Diwali
⭐️Let’s all take a field trip! In this Virtual Field Trip, students learn about the culture and traditions behind the Indian holiday Diwali! This virtual field trip contains embedded videos, images, reading passages, exercises, writing activities, and more.
⭐️This resource integrates a variety of social studies and reading skills. Students also complete reading and writing assignments along with watching videos and completing thought-provoking exercises. Incorporates key reading comprehension, writing, multimedia, social studies, and other skills.
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*Please note: This resource includes YouTube videos, so ensure you and your students have access to YouTube before purchasing. Although great care has been taken to ensure all content is appropriate for the stated grade levels, each classroom is unique and it is recommended that teachers review all content prior to use. This resource uses links to third-party content that may be changed or removed by the content owner. Links are reviewed regularly; however, if you find a broken link, please let me know so I can update the resource accordingly.
✏️Google Slides & Seesaw Formats – These interactive formats are perfect for distance learning. Slides are interactive and can be used as a fun and engaging exercise within the classroom or remotely.
✏️Engaging Interactive Maps & Virtual Video Tours – Interactive maps & virtual video tours take students inside the action.
✏️Reading Comprehension – Integrates key reading skills like compare & contrast, multimedia, multiple sources, and more.
✏️Writing & Science – Virtual field trip helps students understand more about the world around them and uses writing prompts to explore their reactions and ideas.
- India Video & Map
- Diwali Video & Graphic Organizer
- Festival Itinerary!
- Day One: Read Aloud
- Markets In India
- Day Two: Rangoli Passage
- Homes in India
- Day Three: Festivities Passage & Video
- Street Food In India
- Day Four: Gift Giving Passage
- Games in India
- Day Five: Passage & Reflection
- Make a Connection: Video & Graphic Organizer
- Send a Postcard!
- Other Places To Explore!
*Answer Key Included
Want to see this virtual trip in action? Check out my video preview here.
This resource is suitable for the following grade levels:
- 2nd & 3rd Grade: With teacher modeling, whole class, or small groups.
- 4th & 5th Grade: Independent for on-level students.
This virtual field trip takes approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour to complete. The time it takes to complete can vary based on your students. It can be completed in one session or broken up into multiple sessions.
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