Students will compare two recipes and determine the healthier choice by calculating the percentages of nutrients in each.
Students will better understand how to recognize and classify geometric figures (lines, angles, quadrilaterals) and how to use geometry vocabulary by building nutritious sandwiches composed of quadrilaterals and triangles.
Students will work individually and in groups to better understand how to convert measurement units, weigh products, and measure by increasing or decreasing ingredients based on serving size for butter chicken.
Students will better understand the cuisine of other cultures by learning about the origin of tacos and by comparing and contrasting different ingredients used in tacos (such as corn and flour tortillas).
Students will better understand nutrition labels and healthy alternatives by comparing and contrasting nutrition labels from two brand name snack foods (chips) and by creating their own healthy version of hot chips using a variety of spices.
Students will use the skills of comparing and contrasting to evaluate nutrition labels (functional/informational texts) of a variety of foods.
Students will understand the impact of food waste and learn ways to reduce food waste through recipes that utilize food scraps.
Students will better understand food’s role in our history and food’s relation to socio-economic status by interpreting and scaling recipes used both on the Titanic and in their schools.
Students will better understand how to make healthier choices when choosing meals and snacks by learning what green foods are.
Students will evaluate the economic causes and effects of England’s tax policies on tea and the colonies by understanding boycotts.
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