Item Number: INT-TRAVEL
Technology Integration: Geography, Language Arts, Social Studies
Technology Skill: Presentation, Word Processing, Spreadsheet
Program: PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Microsoft Office
Travel Lesson Plans: Teacher Guide, Printable Student Workbook, Paperless Worksheets, Extension Activities
Handouts and Assessment Tools: TechnoTravel Parent Letter, TechnoTravel Certificate, Research and Images Checklist, Slide Master Checklist, Travel Advertisement Checklist, About Tables Review, Outline View and Normal View Review, Hyperlink and Hotspot Review, Travel Research Marking Sheet, Travel Advertisement Marking Sheet, Travel Skill Summary
Travel and Tourism Sample: Travel Advertisement (video, handout, show)
Assignment 1: About Travel and Tourism
Gain insight into the reasons people travel.
Assignment 2: Become a Travel Agent
Learn about the profession. Watch a promotion for a weekend getaway.
Assignment 3: Pick a Travel Destination
Use suggestions to pick a travel destination.
Assignment 4: Research a Travel Destination
Research a travel destination and organize information on a Fact Sheet in Microsoft Word.
Assignment 5: Gather Images for the Advertisement
Learn to respect copyright when saving files.
Assignment 6: Learn About Microsoft PowerPoint
Explore the PowerPoint window, ribbon, and commands.
Assignment 7: Customize the Slide Master
Produce a unique design and layout for slides in a presentation.
Assignment 8: Test the Design of the Slide Master
Make a title and introduction slide. Improve the slide master.
Assignment 9: Complete the Introduction Slide
Add content and a picture to the introduction slide. Explore formatting options.
Assignment 10: Plan a Travel Itinerary
Schedule activities for tourists.
Assignment 11: Design a Travel Itinerary
Organize activities using a table. Format the style to make the information easy to read.
Assignment 12: Create an Activity Slide in Normal View
Create an activity slide. Crop an image to improve the appearance.
Assignment 13: Create an Activity Slide in Outline View
Create another activity slide. Add variety to the text using the thesaurus.
Assignment 14: Complete the Itinerary Slides
Use a checklist to edit the content and layout of the activity slides.
Assignment 15: Mark a Map to Show Travel Destination
Pinpoint the travel destination on a map using symbols and WordArt.
Assignment 16: Link to Travel Guides using Hyperlinks
Provide tourists with additional information by linking slide objects to travel guides.
Assignment 17: Edit the Travel Advertisement
Spell check the text. Rearrange slide order.
Assignment 18: Set Up the Advertisement in Kiosk Mode
Add transitions and adjust slide show settings. Set the advertisement to loop.
Assignment 19: Print the Advertisement
Print the advertisement as a flyer or brochure. Edit the handout master and set print settings.
Assignment 20: Export the Advertisement as a Video
Export the advertisement as a video. Explore sharing options.
Assignment 21: Advertise the Weekend Getaway
Share the advertisement with others.
Optional Travel Lesson Plans
- Create a Fancy WordArt Style: Edit the title on the slide master to create a unique design.
- Make a Video Clip: Record a video of a tourist or testimonial. Insert into the advertisement.
- Design an Interactive Street Map: Mark each activity with links to related websites.
- Animate the Travel Advertisement: Animate slide objects and set the timing.
- Calculate Travel Costs: Use a spreadsheet to calculate the cost of the activities.
- Book Flight or Accommodations: Compare airfares and room rates to find the best deal.