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Going on holiday in Morocco

You are planning a holiday to Morocco.  Where might you stay?  What might you do?

Handout

Link to 'Going on holiday in Morocco' pdf

How this fits

This scenario invites pupils to think about why Morocco might be chosen as a holiday destination.  Pupils should be encouraged to think about the cultural differences between the UK and Morocco.

Curriculum links

Geography:

2.1d Analyse and evaluate evidence, presenting findings to draw and justify conclusions.

3f Physical geography, physical processes and natural landscapes.

Where to go

Tourism & Communications; Map of Morocco;

What to watch

Tourism (video); Call to prayer (video).

Follow-up questions

  1. What might the government of Morocco do in order to achieve its target of doubling the number of tourists visiting the country each year?
  2. What jobs might people living in Morocco get in the tourist industry?
  3. Where else might people considering Morocco as a tourist destination go instead?

Tags: economic activities; tourism; employment

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