⁣Lesson Plan: Exploring Glamping at El Capitan Canyon and Camping at Ocean Mesa through Reviews with Kids

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⁣Lesson Plan: Exploring Glamping at El Capitan Canyon and Camping at Ocean Mesa through Reviews with Kids

Grade Level: 5-8

Subject: Language Arts / Social Studies

Duration: 60 minutes

Common Core Standards:
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.6.6: Determine an author's point of view or purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed.
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.7.2.D: Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

- Students will learn about glamping at El Capitan Canyon and traditional camping at Ocean Mesa through reviews.
- Students will analyze reviews to identify the authors' perspectives and purposes.
- Students will create their own reviews using precise language and domain-specific vocabulary.

- Reviews of glamping at El Capitan Canyon and camping at Ocean Mesa (printed or digital)
- Writing materials (paper, pens/pencils) or computers for writing reviews


1. Introduction (10 minutes):
- Begin the lesson by discussing different types of camping experiences, including traditional camping and glamping.
- Introduce El Capitan Canyon as a glamping destination and Ocean Mesa as a traditional camping site.

2. Reading and Analyzing Reviews (20 minutes):
- Provide students with reviews of glamping at El Capitan Canyon and camping at Ocean Mesa.
- Instruct students to read the reviews and identify the authors' perspectives and purposes.
- Encourage students to highlight or take notes on specific details that convey the authors' opinions.

3. Group Discussion and Comparison (15 minutes):
- Divide students into small groups to discuss their findings from the reviews.
- Have each group compare and contrast the perspectives and purposes of the reviews for glamping and traditional camping.
- Facilitate a class discussion by asking groups to share their observations and insights.

4. Creating Personal Reviews (15 minutes):
- Instruct students to individually write their own reviews of glamping at El Capitan Canyon or camping at Ocean Mesa.
- Encourage students to use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform or explain their experiences.
- Provide sentence starters or prompts to support students in organizing their thoughts and structuring their reviews.

5. Sharing and Discussion (10 minutes):
- Allocate time for students to share their reviews with the class.
- Encourage students to explain their perspectives, highlight important details, and convey their opinions effectively.
- Facilitate a class discussion about the similarities and differences in the reviews, as well as the benefits and drawbacks of glamping and traditional camping.

6. Class Reflection and Wrap-up (10 minutes):
- Facilitate a reflection discussion by asking students to reflect on the different camping experiences discussed in the reviews.
- Discuss the importance of considering different perspectives and purposes when reading or writing reviews.
- Wrap up the lesson by emphasizing the value of outdoor experiences and the variety of camping options available for different preferences.

Common Core Labels Correlations:

?EL CAPITAN CANYON? 11560 Calle Real, Santa Barbara, CA 93117? www.elcapitancanyon.com☎️ 805-685-3887? Check the weather before you go and dress accordingly. ???? Great place for families and can easily accommodate large groups.? Ranges from $169-879 per night?️ Free☀️ Bring sunblock, hat, and sunglasses. ? Pack for glamping: Camp chairs, s’mores, camping stove, cookware, and food. ?? ? Pack a range of clothes to enjoy the beach and pool during the day and still be able to stay warm around the fire pit after sunset. ? Portable hand wash from @suds2go .? The Canyon Market sells food and all the essentials. You can also dine in or take out for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Our group brought our own cooking stove, cooking/dining set up, and food to enjoy our meals outdoors to save money. ? Plenty of picnic tables at the Canyon Market area, and you also have ur own picnic table and fire pit at your cabin/yurt. ? If booking for a large group, we recommend getting the same type of yurt or cabin to be near each other • No outside guests are allowed on the property unless they are on the reservation • Walk to the El Capitan State Beach • Hike Social Links = Check out our Blog http://califoreigners.com Follow us on Instagram http://instagram.com/thecalifo....reigners------------ Must-Have Items When We Adventure Out With Our Kids: Lip Sunscreen ~ https://amzn.to/3ieM58m Face Sunscreen ~ https://amzn.to/3PwpV0d or https://amzn.to/3G9l80n Sunscreen ~ https://amzn.to/3GSa3AZ or https://amzn.to/3tL9IuH Insect Repellent ~ https://amzn.to/3yQyKfn or https://amzn.to/3LKs8C3 Bug Bite Suction ~ https://amzn.to/3kcW0gp (works if used immediately)Bug Bite Relief Ointment ~ https://amzn.to/2UMKhdSFirst Aid Spray ~ https://amzn.to/3yVM5zXBandages ~ https://amzn.to/3AXPBLYTweezer ~ https://amzn.to/3kLiS6H Pain reliever medication ~ https://amzn.to/3uftZYq Antihistamine medication ~ https://amzn.to/3uizztlWater Wipes ~ https://amzn.to/2UvPVk9Portable Hand Wash ~ https://amzn.to/3G9h5Bs or https://amzn.to/3wzsasn Water Bottle ~ https://amzn.to/3Gea9TD Lunch Container ~ https://amzn.to/2XZ3ISK Snack Container ~ https://amzn.to/3AM2rMJ Cooler Bag ~ https://amzn.to/3uhKvr0 Ice Packs ~ https://amzn.to/3m1kFDX Umbrella ~ https://amzn.to/3B0yHwpBackpack ~ Minimeis Packing Cubes For Extra Clothes ~ https://amzn.to/39HurW1Baby Carrier ~ https://amzn.to/2ITumECShoulder Carrier ~ Minimeis Stroller ~ https://amzn.to/39CVkh4 Disposable Urinal Bag ~ https://amzn.to/3G3z2kPPortable Toilet ~ https://amzn.to/3sQde6P Compostable Toilet Bags ~ https://amzn.to/3zQkBzn Urine absorption pellets ~ https://www.tractorsupply.com/....tsc/product/tractor- Camera ~ https://amzn.to/3meJCuALens ~ https://amzn.to/2J7uxg9We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.--------------------------Music by: LesFMSong: in The Forest 2Download: From his Patreon

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