⁣Lesson Plan: What can you discover on a full-coverage walking tour of Dubai Mall in the United Arab Emirates?

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⁣Lesson Plan: What can you discover on a full-coverage walking tour of Dubai Mall in the United Arab Emirates?

Grade Level: K-12
Subject: Social Studies/Geography

Objective: Students will explore Dubai Mall in the United Arab Emirates through a virtual walking tour, gaining knowledge about its architectural marvels, diverse offerings, and cultural significance.

Common Core Standards:
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.3.7: Use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text.
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.5.3: Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.6.2: Determine a central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.9-10.7: Integrate quantitative or technical analysis (e.g., charts, research data) with qualitative analysis in print or digital text.

- Computer or smartboard with internet access
- Images and videos of Dubai Mall
- Writing materials


1. Introduction (5 minutes):
- Show images of Dubai Mall and ask students if they have visited a mall before. Discuss the purpose and significance of malls in urban areas.

2. Main Activity (25 minutes):
- Explain to students that they will embark on a virtual walking tour of Dubai Mall, one of the world's largest shopping malls.
- Show a video or images that showcase the architectural features, expansive retail spaces, entertainment options, and cultural elements found in Dubai Mall.
- Highlight any iconic attractions or landmarks within the mall, such as the Dubai Aquarium, Dubai Ice Rink, or the Burj Khalifa.
- Encourage students to imagine themselves exploring the mall, observing the diverse array of shops, restaurants, and entertainment.

3. Group Discussion (10 minutes):
- Ask students to share their observations and impressions of Dubai Mall.
- Facilitate a discussion about the impact of malls on local economies, consumer culture, and social interactions.
- Discuss the cultural significance of Dubai Mall in the United Arab Emirates and its role as a tourist destination.

4. Extension Activity (15 minutes):
- Divide students into small groups.
- Assign each group a different mall from around the world to research.
- Have students create a presentation comparing and contrasting their assigned mall with Dubai Mall, considering factors such as size, design, offerings, cultural elements, and economic impact.

5. Wrap-up (5 minutes):
- Summarize the main points discussed during the lesson.
- Ask students to reflect on what they have learned about Dubai Mall and the significance of malls in contemporary society.
- Provide an opportunity for any remaining questions or comments.

Common Core Labels Correlations:

One of the main attractions is the Dubai Mall. One the largest shopping malls in the world. Click here ▶ to see highlights and guide. The Dubai Mall, opened in 2008, is a shopping mall in Dubai and the second-largest mall in the world by total land area. The shopping mall is part of the 20-billion-dollar Downtown complex, and includes 1,200 shops. In 2011 it was the most visited building on the planet, attracting over 54 million visitors each year. It combines shopping with entertainment and thus boasts several attractions and a wide variety of restaurants. Date recorded: February 2019Weather: ? 25C | 77F -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Lets connect or support and receive updates of the travel places to be viewed in upcoming videos:Support me on【Paypal】https://www.paypal.me/WanderlustTVSupport me on【Patreon】https://www.patreon.com/Wander....lustTravelVideosFoll me on 【Instagram】https://www.instagram.com/wand....erlusttravelvideos/F me on 【Facebook】https://www.facebook.com/Wande....rlustTravelVideos/#W #DubaiMall#Dubaiatnight---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Highlights timestamps:▶(0:40) Main entrance Dubai Mall▶(6:00) Indoor Waterfalls ▶(7:36) Indoor Iceskating Stadium▶(12:10) Scale model of The Tower▶(14:38) Dubai Mall Aquarium▶(22:00) Stars Wars Army▶(25:27) Metro Link Hallway---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Gear I use to record and edit videos (use links to receive discount and I receive a small commission): GoPro Hero 8 Blackhttps://amzn.to/37B9h8pGoPro Hero 7 Black (backup)https://amzn.to/2SDzmQaFeiyu G6 Gimbal Stabilizerhttps://amzn.to/2P6wqt7GoPro Karma Grip https://amzn.to/2SG9gMdZoom H4N Recorderhttps://amzn.to/325s7UfSandisk 1T Portable SSDhttps://amzn.to/3bQdngjRavPower Travel Routerhttps://amzn.to/39KxafbGoPro Accessoire Travel Kithttps://amzn.to/2SGaLu8Techsmarter 30000mah Power Bankhttps://amzn.to/38Iif54Improve your YouTube channel with TubeTubbyhttps://www.Tubebuddy.com/WTVAffiliatePromotion

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