The Grade 11, CGG 3O, Unit 1: Spatial Organization: Why, Where, and How We Travel
packet is aligned with the Ontario 2015 Canada and World Studies curriculum expectations for the Travel and Tourism course. This packet has students explore the reasons why individuals travel, and where people choose to travel. Students will be explore the main methods of travel, the convenience of traveling, and the political, cultural and economic aspects of travel. Students explore what is meant by a tourist source, and identify the key features and sources needed in order to make a tourist destination effective.
Overall Expectations Addressed:
- Analyze patterns of spatial interaction between tourist sources and destinations.
- Explain interrelationships between tourism and the spatial distribution of services and attractions in tourist destinations.
- Analyze a range of factors that influence tourists’ destination choices.
- Many factors determine where, when, and how people travel.
- Tourism influences the services and attractions available at a location.
- Political, economic, cultural and environmental factors influence people’s destination choices.
Lesson 1.1: What does it Mean to Travel?
Lesson 1.2: What is the Purpose of Travel?
Lesson 1.3: World's Tourist Destinations
Lesson 1.4: Popular Travel Destinations
Lesson 1.5: Travel Methods
Lesson 1.6: Spatial Distribution
Lesson 1.7: Influence of Tourism
Lesson 1.8: The Needs of Travellers
Lesson 1.9: Destination Choices
Lesson 1.10: Influences on Choices
Lesson 1.11: A Virtual Trip
Activities, Readings and Assignments:
This packet includes 35 activities, 7 rubrics, 1 reading and 3 assignments.
Assignment 1.1: Creating Itineraries
Assignment 1.2: Creating a Virtual Trip
Assignment 1.3: Spatial Organization Reflection Journal
There are also 3 exit cards and 3 reflections presented in this packet.
Please note that there are no answer keys provided in this packet. Student responses are based on the information they have researched, and any information needed for the responses can be found in readings and on supplemental websites. There is no quiz or test presented in this packet. Students demonstrate their understanding in other ways.
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