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Using travel etiquette as the topic, in this lesson, students will learn about culture and cultural diversity by studying their own culture and cultures around the world. This is a fantastic anticipatory lesson to complete before sending your students on a virtual field trip. This lesson includes general travel etiquette guidelines and examples of cultural norms. A graphic organizer is included for your students to research the cultural norms of the place in which they will travel. The graphic organizer can be used with any country/place.


This lesson is set up with a student booklet that is ready to print & triple staple. However, you can easily print just the pages you need. 


What's Included:

  • Analyzing Travel Etiquette
  • Cultural Standards
  • Travel Etiquette Guidelines
  • Travel Scenarios (real-life examples)
  • Travel Scenario Cards (cut apart scenario cards)
  • Cultural Norms Examples
  • Travel Research Graphic Organizer (can be used with any place/country)
  • Cultural Fluency
  • Reflection Sheet
  • Answer Keys


This lesson is aligned with the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) standards as well as the Washington State Social Studies Standards, and the Common Core Standards.


If you have any questions, feel free to contact Michelle at


Travel Etiquette Lesson Plan

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