1. Lesson Plan: Planning Vacation Adventures

    • Resource ID: 19907
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will work in teams to brainstorm solutions on making effective travel decisions regarding budget, customer concerns, training staff, improving service, and providing the best vacation possible.
  2. Lesson Plan: Tourism, Sales, and Distribution

    • Resource ID: 19909
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify the impact of tourism sales on distribution systems, describe how travel is sold, and compare direct and indirect distribution of travel suppliers.
  3. Lesson Plan: It's All About Customer Service

    • Resource ID: 20061
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will evaluate why it is important to enhance customer service and how it increases a business' bottom line.
  4. Lesson Plan: Introduction to Travel and Tourism Management

    • Resource ID: 20064
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students are introduced to the Career Cluster, Travel and Tourism Management, and will develop an awareness of career opportunities related to the Travel and Tourism Industry.
  5. Lesson Plan: Marketing Fundamentals

    • Resource ID: 20021
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explain the importance of a marketing plan, evaluate various marketing strategies, and create and design promotional items to sell products.
  6. Lesson Plan: Get That Job! Résumés, Portfolios, and Interview Skills

    • Resource ID: 20108
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will create a career portfolio and personal résumé, and rehearse and role-play the interview process. In addition, students will identify self-responsibility and self-management skills, identify proper interview techniques, and analyze interview questions and appropriate...
  7. Travel and Tourism Management

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Travel and Tourism Management incorporates management principles and procedures of the travel and tourism industry as well as destination geography, airlines, international travel, cruising, travel by rail, lodging, recreation, amusements, attractions, and resorts. Employment qualifications and...
  8. Lesson Plan: Consumer Services Careers

    • Resource ID: 19725
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will integrate knowledge, skills and practices required for careers in consumer services by identifying various careers in the consumer services field and distinguishing roles and functions for specific careers. 
  9. Lesson Plan: My World- My Future

    • Resource ID: 19727
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze the relationship of the environment to family and consumer resources by researching environmental trends and issues that may affect their future.  They will identify government regulations for conserving natural resources.
  10. Lesson Plan: End of Course Project Options - Dollars and Sense

    • Resource ID: 20152
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will review all TEKS for Dollars and Sense, then research and develop a project proposal and presentation. Student projects and presentations will be based on selected course TEKS.
  11. Lesson Plan: Personal Money Management

    • Resource ID: 19994
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will develop and apply management of financial resources in planning for a family budget. Students will estimate the annual budget of raising one child.
  12. Lesson Plan: Money Matters - Making Cents of It All

    • Resource ID: 20014
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will investigate the differences between major and minor financial decisions, compare sources and costs of credit, and understand how money management skills are important in everyday life.
  13. Dollars and Sense

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Dollars and Sense focuses on consumer practices and responsibilities, money-management processes, decision-making skills, impact of technology, and preparation for human services careers.
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  14. Lesson Plan: What would you do? Ethics in Culinary Arts

    • Resource ID: 19893
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will recognize and model professional ethics in the food service industry by role-playing and then answering the question, "What would you do?"  Students will investigate and understand the laws and regulations associated with owning and operating a food service business.
  15. Lesson Plan: The Balancing Act - Hotel Management

    • Resource ID: 19932
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will examine and apply how scientific principles are used in the hotel industry.
  16. Lesson Plan: The Importance of Communication Skills - You Said What?

    • Resource ID: 19883
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will develop effective professional communication skills, in the areas of verbal, non-verbal,  listening, written and electronic. Students will participate in various activities to apply these communication skills in the Hospitality and Tourism workplace.
  17. Lesson Plan: Where Shall We Eat? Culinary Dining Concepts

    • Resource ID: 19889
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will research the history of the food industry and the current trends in society that affect the industry today.  Students will investigate and understand the various food service operations and give examples of quality customer service.
  18. Lesson Plan: Types of Lodging Properties

    • Resource ID: 19904
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will investigate the various types of lodging, and identify their personal interests and skill levels in those areas of hotel management to determine career paths.  
  19. Lesson Plan: Franchise and Chain Hotel Travel Accommodations

    • Resource ID: 19908
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will compare and contrast chain and franchise lodging operations and describe the various travel accommodations unique to each style of management.  Students will investigate full-service and limited-service hotels.
  20. Lesson Plan: Visual Appeal of Plating Food

    • Resource ID: 19912
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will practice the art of plating food in a visually appealing arrangement for customer satisfaction and interest.