Presentation on theme: "Dreaming About Your Dream Vacation STUDENTS, you will not believe the unbelievable news. Because of all your hard work at school, your name was entered."— Presentation transcript:
Dreaming About Your Dream Vacation STUDENTS, you will not believe the unbelievable news. Because of all your hard work at school, your name was entered into the Dream Vacation Drawing Jar. Winner, Winner Chicken Dinner!! That’s right, your name was picked. You have a very important task at hand. You are able to plan a dream vacation of your choice. The prize was $20,000. As part of your plan, you will need to plan for the costs of transportation, hotels, and entertainment. Dream big because you will take this vacation soon.
Introduction You are about to embark on a vacation of your choice. You need to research a place that you would like to visit. Since you are awesome IB students, please select your vacation destination(s) in locations outside of the United States. You will have to figure out the transportation, rental car, lodging, and entertainment activities. Start brainstorming on a dream vacation spot and some favorite activities you would like to do while you are there. You may spend as much of the $20,000 you want. The remainder of the money can be used on this vacation or for a vacation of the future.
TASK You will be creating a presentation explaining their dream vacation getaway. You will need to include photos representing their destination, hotels, transportation, and the entertainment activities on your trip. The presentation may be done as a poster board or multimedia project on the computer. You are in charge of this trip, so make sure to be creative and use your imagination to make this trip meaningful to you. The only rule to follow while planning this vacation is making sure that all of your expenses are within the budget of $20,000.00.
The Process The following is a set of questions to help guide you through planning your dream vacation. Where is your dream vacation located? What time of year do you plan to go? How do you plan to get to your vacation spot?(Plane, train, or automobile, etc.) Will you need a rental car or take a shuttle for transportation? What is the weather at this vacation spot at the time of year you plan to go? If driving, how much will the gas cost? If flying, how much will the plane ticket cost? Where do you plan to stay? (hotel, family, camping, etc.) What are some activities you would like to do while on vacation? How much does each activity cost?
Resources Here are some informational websites that will help you in your research. Provided are sites to help you with choosing how you will travel, some activities that you can do while at your vacation spot and how to get to your vacation destination. www.expedia.com This is a website that contains information regarding flights to any destination. It can give you ideas of where you might want to travel. www.expedia.com www.travelocity.com This is a great site to find cheap tickets for traveling to a specific destination. It also gives you ideas about where you can stay during your vacation. www.travelocity.com www.vacationidea.com Here is a beneficial website that offers many activities including historical sites, national parks, kid friendly interests, amusement parks, and much more. www.vacationidea.com www.mapquest.com This website will help you determine the time and distance it will take from your home to your vacation dream spot. This will allow you to figure out how much money you will have to spend on gas. www.mapquest.com
EVALUATION/RUBRIC CATEGORY4321 Use of Class Time Used time well during each class period. Focused on getting the project done. Never distracted others. Used time well during each class period. Usually focused on getting the project done and never distracted others. Used some of the time well during each class period. There was some focus on getting the project done and occasionally distracted others. Did not use class time to focus on the project OR often distracted others. AttractivenessThe presentation is exceptionally attractive in terms of design, layout, and neatness. The presentation is attractive in terms of design, layout and neatness. The presentation is acceptably attractive though it may be a bit messy. The presentation is distractingly messy or very poorly designed. It is not attractive. Required Elements The poster includes all required elements including transportation, place to stay, activities, food, as well as additional information. All required elements; transportation, place to stay, activities, and food are included on the poster. All but 1 of the required elements are included on the poster. Several required elements were missing. Following Directions Student can accurately plan a dream vacation staying within budget and answering all components of project. Student can accurately plan a dream vacation staying within budget, but not answering all components of project. Student can plan a dream vacation, but not within budget and a few components not answered. Student was unable to plan a dream vacation within budget or answering questions. GrammarThere are no grammatical mistakes on the poster. There is 1 grammatical mistake on the poster. There are 2 grammatical mistakes on the poster. 2 or more grammatical errors
Conclusion Way to go! Congratulations! You just planned a realistic dream vacation that you will embark on when you become an adult. You came up with wonderful vacation spots and fun activities to do while there. Now focus on your schoolwork, so that this vacation will become a reality. Thanks for all of your hard work and effort!