TRAVEL & TOURISM

COURSE MAP

Instructor:  Mr. Keeko Georgelas

Ending May 2011-12

Month

Standards

Skills

Assessment

Aug.

Standard 01

The student will develop an understanding of the importance of the Travel, Tourism, and Hospitality Industry and how it affects countries and people.

Understand the structure of the travel and tourism industry.

 

Explore places and people around the world.

Objective Tests

 

Utah Road Trip Project-4 corners

 

Culture Clues

 

Work sheet 1

Sept.

Standard 02

The student will explore the different forms of transportation used in both domestic and international travel.

 

 



 

 

 

Acquire knowledge about the North American Aviation System.

 

Acquire knowledge airports around the world.

 

Discover the excitement of international travel.

 

Understand the Rail systems of the world.

 

Understand the car rental business.

 

Learn about the growing Cruising industry.

 

 

Objective Tests

 

Mardi Gras Project

 

Star Wars Project

 

Work sheets 2, 3, 4

 

State Capital Project

 

Train Project

 

Cruise Project

 

Culture Clues continued

 

Crossword Puzzle

Oct.

Standard 02 Continued

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nov.

Standard 03

The student will develop an understanding of the lodging industry, touring industry, and meetings/conventions.

 

Recognize important aspects of the hospitality and lodging industry.

 

Discover the touring industry.

 

Understand the importance of meetings to the tourism industry.

 

Objective Tests

 

Culture Clues

 

Scavenger Hunt Worksheet

 

Anniversary Inn Worksheet

 

Holiday Project

 

Post Card Project &

Work sheets 5, 6, 7

 

 

 

 

Dec.

Standard 04

The student will see the importance of marketing in the tourism industry.

Understand the importance of marketing and how it is part of the travel and tourism industry.

Objective Tests

 

Worksheets 8, 9, 10

Jan.

Standard 04

Continued

Understand how to develop a travel itinerary.

 

Demonstrate geographical knowledge of the U.S.

 

Produce a travel brochure of Utah.

 

Demonstrate knowledge of a foreign country.

 

 

 

Objective Tests

 

Senior Trip/International Power Point Presentation

 

Travel Guide Project

 

Culture Clues

 

Western Caribbean Worksheet

 

State Competency Exam