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  1. Travel Unit Introduction

  2. Journal What was your favorite place to travel to and why? OR Where would you like to travel and why?

  3. Discuss “For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” –Robert Louis Stevenson • Agree or Disagree?

  4. Travel Vocabulary • Luggage • Plane • Airport • Currency • Ticket • Taxi

  5. New York City

  6. NYC Quick Facts • Divided into 5 boroughs (neighborhoods) • The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island • Population: 8,214,426 (2006) (Most populous in America) • Tallest building: Empire State Building at 1253 feet • Headquarters of United Nations • “City that never sleeps” • 170 languages spoken, with 36% of people born outside of US

  7. NYC Guide Video • New York City travel video • Contents • Introduction • Overview of city (layout) • Things to do • Hotels • Restaurants • Conclusion

  8. Unit Project • Create your own chapter for a travel guide. • Groups of 2 to 3 • Pick your own destination (within US) • Possible Ideas • Chicago • Seattle • Los Angeles • Colorado • Hawaii • Orlando • Washington, D.C.