12th Grade Travel Destinations Lesson Plan Example

Topic: Travel Destinations

Objectives & Outcomes

  • Students will be able to list at least 3 interesting travel destinations and describe the unique features of each one.


  • Printed list of travel destinations
  • Copies of the text for each student
  • Graphic organizers (optional)


  • Ask students to name their top 3 favorite travel destinations.
  • Write the names on the board and ask students to share why they chose each one.

Direct Instruction

  • Show students pictures of different travel destinations and have them guess where each one is.
  • Explain that there are thousands of different travel destinations in the world, and each one has its own unique attractions and characteristics.
  • Share some of your own experiences traveling to different places and give your personal recommendations for each destination.

Guided Practice

  • Divide students into small groups and give each group a set of pictures of travel destinations.
  • Have students work together to match the pictures to a list of descriptions that include the name of the destination, its location, and a brief description of its attractions and characteristics.
  • Bring the groups together and have the students share their answers with the class.

Independent Practice

  • Divide students into small groups and give each group a set of pieces of scrap paper (or blank pages) and a pen.
  • Have students work together to create a collage of their favorite travel destinations, using the pictures and information they have learned in the lesson.
  • Allow students to work on their collages for a few minutes and then have them present their collages to the class. Encourage students to share their reasons for choosing the destinations they did and any other details they included in their collages.


  • Have students share any new travel destinations they have learned about in the lesson.
  • Ask students to reflect on what they enjoyed most about the lesson and how they plan to use the new knowledge about travel destinations in the future.


  • Observe students during the guided and independent practice activities to ensure they are using the new vocabulary words correctly.
  • Review students' presentations or posters on their chosen travel destination to assess their understanding of the topic and their ability to communicate their ideas effectively.

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