1. 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.
  2. Lesson Plan: Working Together - Hotel Departments

    • Resource ID: 19884
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will investigate the various departments within hotels and explain the roles and responsibilities of each department.  Students will identify their interests and skill sets to determine the best career pathway in Hospitality and Tourism.
  3. Lesson Plan: In the Balance

    • Resource ID: 20088
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze the importance of balancing a career, family and leisure activities, use scientific methods to assess stress levels, and implement stress management techniques. Students will also discuss what changes affect a work-life balance.
  4. Lesson Plan: Careers in Travel and Tourism Management

    • Resource ID: 19773
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will outline education opportunities available after high school graduation, especially in Travel and Tourism Management. Students will also evaluate personal job skills, aptitude, and interests with a state recognized assessment program.
  5. 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...
  6. Lesson Plan: End of Course Project Options - Hospitality Services

    • Resource ID: 19840
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will review all TEKS for Practicum in Hospitality Services, then research and develop a project proposal and presentation. Student projects and presentations will be based on selected course TEKS.
  7. Lesson Plan: Get That Job! Résumés, Portfolios, and Interview Skills

    • Resource ID: 20109
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will update a personal career portfolio.
  8. Lesson Plan: Crunching Numbers - Budgeting and Forecasting

    • Resource ID: 20160
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will interpret and use industry standards for principles of budgeting and forecasting to maximize profit and growth.
  9. Lesson Plan: Foundations of Safe Food Purchasing, Receiving, and Storage

    • Resource ID: 19862
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will determine the importance of and techniques for purchasing, receiving, and storage, in providing safe.
  10. 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.  
  11. Lesson Plan: How May I Help You? Communication and Telephone Strategies

    • Resource ID: 20096
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will use verbal and nonverbal communication skills to create, express, and interpret information to establish a positive work environment.
  12. Lesson Plan: Careers in Culinary Arts- Connecting Skills, Techniques

    • Resource ID: 19767
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will outline education opportunities available after high school graduation, especially in culinary arts. Students will also evaluate personal job skills, aptitude, and interests with a state recognized assessment program.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. Lesson Plan: Communication and Telephone Strategies

    • Resource ID: 20095
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze communication skills, and identify skills, techniques, and strategies for answering business telephones and taking messages.
  16. Lesson Plan: Hotel Marketing and Communication - The Cornerstones

    • Resource ID: 20098
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explain the importance of a marketing plan and evaluate various marketing strategies. Students will also create promotional tools and demonstrate proper techniques for using telecommunication equipment.
  17. 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.
  18. Lesson Plan: Introductory Lesson Culinary Arts

    • Resource ID: 20080
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will comprehend a variety of texts such as operations and training manuals.
  19. Lesson Plan: Introductory Lesson Principles of Hospitality and Tourism

    • Resource ID: 20067
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will develop an awareness of career opportunities related to the course Principles of Hospitality and Tourism.
  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.