The Caribbean Tourism Project
You are onthe Board of Tourism for the islandcountryof ____________________________________________.
It isyour jobto increase the volume of touristsvisitingyourisland. Youneedtosell yourislandasthe perfect
paradise thathas everythingtooffer atouristlookingforadream, CaribbeanIslandgetaway. Yourjobisto
make a visual presentationsuchasa powerpoint, prezi orvideo along withabrochure orinformationsheetfor
your potential tourists.
Use the followingformat/guidelinestocreate yourpresentation! Make sure youpay attentiontodetailsand
draw froma varietyof sourcesto create a fabulous touristguide.
Use the Five Themesof Geographytodescribe yourcountry!
-Thisisa goodtime to show a map
-Tell me where itisinrelationtous,and othercountries.
-What is it like?
-Contains physical,cultural,andhuman characteristicsof alocationincluding:
climate, landforms,vegetation,buildings, history,people,etc.
-Make sure younot onlydescribe whatitislike,butyougive agreat visual of your
island(s). Lotsof picturesor videos!!!!
-How are places similar or different?
-Thissectionisa greatopportunityforyouto describe how orwhyyour island
countryis unique andsetapart fromall the others. Why shouldIleave the
comfortof myhome to travel to yourcountry? Why shouldwe choose your
islandoverthe thousandsof others?
-How do goods, people and ideas get fromone place to another?
-Describe waystoreachyour islanddestination!
-Doesyourislandhave a cruise port? Airport?
-What aboutgettingaroundthe island? Whatis the preferredmethodof
-Walk?Bike?Scooters?Golf Cart?Taxi cab? Boat? Train?
-How do people relate to the physicalworld?
-Have people changedthe environmenttomeettheirneeds?
-Cuttingdownforests?Shipwrecks?Buildinglarge cities? Protectionfrom
-Or have people learnedtolive withenvironmental aspectstheycannotcontrol?
-Jungle ZipLine Canopytours?Divingoncoral reefs?Surfing? Cave
exploring?Cliff jumping?Volcanotours? Etc.
Caribbean Project Rubric
varietyof credible sources?
-Doesthe project provide sufficientinformation?
-Are all importantaspectsof the topiccovered?
-Doesthe presentation effectivelyandcreatively
use visuals?(pics, videos,show andtell objects,
-Isit fun!? NotBoring!?
Mastery of Knowledge
knowledge of the entireprojectcontent?
-Didthe studentscollaborate andshare
-Doesthe groupseemto have extensive research
-Are majorand minorconceptscoveredwitheach
-Doesthe brochure consistof the mainideasand
-Isthe brochure a goodreference guide?