This is a great project for G+T students in fifth and sixth grade. Variations I have done include working individually and letting the students choose anywhere in the world they would like their country to be. The geography and climate of their portion of the earth affects the other aspects, such as history, customs, foods, etc.
Fictional World Building: 5 Types of Societies | Better Novel Project #worldbuilding Even with the most imaginative fantasy elements, a fictional world cannot shine if the characters that populate it are flat. By organizing characters into these five societies, they come pre-loaded with some motivation and struggles.
These ideas are from Sister Julie B. Beck former General Relief Society President. They are found on the church website and also on a wall in the Resource Room on the basement floor of the Relief Society building on Temple Square. It is something that I always need to remember as I make my "to do" lists.
Building Hong Kong 03, from the series Redwhiteblue, Hong Kong, 2002, by Stanley Wong. * 1500 free paper dolls and toys Chinese paper dolls at The China Adventures of Arielle Gabriel, also free Chinese toys at Arielle Gabriels The Internaitonal Paper Doll Society *