TechnoTravel

Item Number: INT-TRAVEL

Technology Integration: Geography, Language Arts, Social Studies

Technology Skill: Presentation, Word Processing, Spreadsheet

Program: PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Microsoft Office

Includes:

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.
Design a Travel Advertisement
Customize the Slide Master
Fun Travel and Tourism Lessons
Extension Activities Challenge Students

Step by Step Tourism Lesson Plans for PowerPoint

Integrate technology into a social studies, geography, or travel and tourism unit. Middle school students become travel agents who promote a getaway using PowerPoint and travel lessons.


  • Research facts about a destination
  • Design an advertisement that persuades tourists to take a trip
  • Customize a slide master to create a unique design
  • Organize trip details onto slides using lists, graphics, and tables
  • Provide travel advice about visiting a location
  • Schedule an itinerary of activities
  • Mark the location of a place on a map
  • Connect tourists to travel guides using hyperlinks
  • Publish an advertisement in a variety of formats
  • Calculate travel costs

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Middle school students become travel agents. They research a destination and then use the information to create a travel advertisement for a weekend getaway using Microsoft PowerPoint. Engage students and integrate technology with travel lesson plans.


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5.0

I like the way the curriculum assumes you know nothing; it's very user friendly for both the teacher and the students. Thanks again for your help. I'm really sold on the TechnoKids curriculum. You have done a great job!

R. Waldschmidt , PA, USA, Cornerstone Coop


I like the way the curriculum assumes you know nothing; it's very user friendly for both the teacher and the students. Thanks again for your help. I'm really sold on the TechnoKids curriculum. You have done a great job!

travel and tourism activities reviewer

R. Waldschmidt,
Cornerstone Coop,
PA, USA


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