1. Lesson Plan: Making Resumes

    • Resource ID: 6654
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    This introductory lesson for Career Preparation I in the Career Development cluster is a general lesson in developing a resume.  This lesson can be used for the Career Preparation course or for any CTE course to help students develop this important skill.  
  2. Lesson Plan: Identity Theft and Credit Safety

    • Resource ID: 20034
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will demonstrate an understanding of financial management and discuss the impact of identify theft on credit.
  3. Lesson Plan: Credit Scores and Your Financial Future

    • Resource ID: 20035
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will understand and determine actions to obtain and keep good credit scores. Students will apply these skills to their financial future.
  4. Lesson Plan: Success in Professional Careers

    • Resource ID: 20040
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will describe characteristics required for personal and professional success.
  5. Lesson Plan: Where Do I Fit In?

    • Resource ID: 20042
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will demonstrate decision-making skills related to school and community issues, programs of study, and college and career planning.
  6. Lesson Plan: It's My Life

    • Resource ID: 20043
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will demonstrate decision-making skills related to school and community issues, programs of study, and college and career planning.
  7. College and Career Readiness

    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    The career development process is unique to every person and evolves throughout one's life. Students will use decision-making and problem-solving skills for college and career planning. Students will explore valid, reliable educational and career information to learn more about themselves...
  8. Lesson Plan: Building Teamwork - Food Truck Design Project

    • Resource ID: 19764
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will be provided with opportunities to explore and practice team building skills during the planning, development and presentation of a Food Truck Project using recycled items. Students will be able to make decisions regarding the name, type of food and a marketing slogan...
  9. Lesson Plan: 21st Century Employability Skills

    • Resource ID: 19757
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will be introduced to skills needed for today’s job market and prepare them to enter the competitive workforce successfully.
  10. Lesson Plan: Adventures in Travel – Planning a Texas Vacation

    • Resource ID: 19758
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explore local and regional tourism in their area, and develop a cost-effective Texas travel itinerary for various scenarios.
  11. Lesson Plan: Customer Service – The Cornerstone of Restaurant Operations

    • Resource ID: 19815
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will outline solutions and improvements to services that impact the customer.
  12. Lesson Plan: Dining Experiences in Hospitality

    • Resource ID: 19816
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze elements of a dining experience and design a multi-media presentation of the same.
  13. Lesson Plan: End of Course Project Options – Hospitality Services

    • Resource ID: 19827
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will review all TEKS for Hospitality and Tourism, then research and develop a project proposal and presentation. Student projects and presentations will be based on selected course TEKS.
  14. Lesson Plan: End of Course Project Options – Hotel Management

    • Resource ID: 19828
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will review all TEKS for Hotel Management, then research and develop a project proposal and presentation. Student projects and presentations will be based on selected course TEKS.
  15. Lesson Plan: End of Course Project Options – Principles of Hospitality and Tourism

    • Resource ID: 19837
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will review all TEKS for Principles of Hospitality and Tourism, then research and develop a project proposal and presentation. Student projects and presentations will be based on selected course TEKS.
  16. Lesson Plan: Exploring Careers in Hospitality and Tourism

    • Resource ID: 19841
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explore careers in the hospitality and tourism industry and research skills, education, abilities, and work activities for a specific career.
  17. Lesson Plan: The Importance of Customer Service Skills

    • Resource ID: 19922
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will understand the importance of quality customer service by determining ways to provide service that anticipates customers' needs, and creates a successful business in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry. 
  18. Lesson Plan: Travel and Tourism Industry

    • Resource ID: 19928
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will differentiate between the hospitality industry and the tourism industry. Learning about each industry's unique functions, students will have a deeper understanding and a better perspective on choosing their career path.
  19. Lesson Plan: Managing Career and Family in Travel and Tourism

    • Resource ID: 19930
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify and analyze the demands of employment in the travel and tourism industry.  Students will participate in activities to create balance in life between work and personal time.
  20. Lesson Plan: The Balancing Act Managing A Career and Family

    • Resource ID: 19933
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze the demands of employment in the hospitality and tourism industry. Students will also analyze time-saving techniques and illustrate a 30-day calendar of activities.