Eating Pasta Together
9th – 12th Grade
Learning + Food Objectives:
Students will learn how food connects us to our family by writing a narrative from two perspectives around how a special recipe or dish has played a role in your life or in your family.
Common Core Standards:
Common Core English Language Arts
Narrative Writing from Different Perspectives
Write informative/explanatory texts, including the narration of historical events, scientific procedures/experiments, or technical processes.
Develop the topic thoroughly by selecting the most significant and relevant facts, extended definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples appropriate to the audience’s knowledge of the topic.
Use precise language, domain-specific vocabulary and techniques such as metaphor, simile, and analogy to manage the complexity of the topic; convey a knowledgeable stance in a style that responds to the discipline and context as well as to the expertise of likely readers.
Lesson written in partnership with the Urban School Food Alliance.