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: Caregiving 101 - Early Childhood Development

    • Resource ID: 19706
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will investigate the cognitive, social, emotional, and physical needs of children ages one through five, review safety standards for child care facilities, and devise three days’ worth of activities that include different developmental strategies.
  9. Lesson Plan: Child Abuse Prevention

    • Resource ID: 19707
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will distinguish between various types of abuse and neglect, determine steps for reporting such acts, and analyze ways of breaking the cycle of abuse.  Students will create a three-dimensional diorama to include strategies to prevent child abuse.
  10. Lesson Plan: Components of a Strong Family Unit

    • Resource ID: 19723
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will investigate the programs available to help families and create a story book depicting the components of a strong family unit in collaboration with a partner.
  11. Lesson Plan: Why Can’t We Be Friends? - Developing Relationships

    • Resource ID: 19885
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explore ways to promote positive friendships, reflect on current relationships, and learn new ways to appreciate diversity.
  12. Lesson Plan: Who’s in Charge? Peers and Authority Figures

    • Resource ID: 19887
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify the positive and negative ways peers can influence others, and demonstrate appropriate responses to authority figures.
  13. Lesson Plan: We Serve – An Introduction to Family and Community Service

    • Resource ID: 19900
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify various community services, and careers that focus on the needs of families.
  14. Lesson Plan: The Impact of Technology on the Family Life Cycle

    • Resource ID: 19924
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will describe the stages of the family life cycle, and predict the impact of technological advances on families throughout the family life cycle.  Students will then formulate a plan for effective management of technology on families throughout their life-time.
  15. Lesson Plan: Family Relationships

    • Resource ID: 20060
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze the family's role in relationship development within the family, and determine methods that promote an effective family unit.
  16. Lesson Plan: Introduction to Human Services

    • Resource ID: 20068
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will be exposed to all TEKS in the Human Services Practicum Course and explain the connection between CTE and the Human Services career cluster.
  17. Lesson Plan: Needs, Wants, Values, and Goals - Making the Right Decisions

    • Resource ID: 20008
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify the differences between their needs, wants, values, and goals. Students will also determine individual short- and long-term goals for personal and professional life as well as develop a personal plan to assist them in achieving their goals.
  18. Lesson plan: Just Chill, Don’t Stress Out!

    • Resource ID: 20058
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify societal perspectives related to mental health and explain the physiological effects of stress on aging.
  19. Counseling and Mental Health

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    In Counseling and Mental Health, students model the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue a counseling and mental health career through simulated environments. Students are expected to apply knowledge of ethical and legal responsibilities, limitations on their actions and responsibilities,...
  20. Interpersonal Studies

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Interpersonal Studies examines how the relationships between individuals and among family members significantly affect the quality of life. Students use knowledge and skills in family studies and human development to enhance personal development, foster quality relationships, promote wellness of...