Growing and Eating Food Around the World: The Story of Rice
3rd – 5th Grade
Learning + Food Objectives:
Students will learn about food sources and origins by watching how rice is grown and cooked in different ways around the world and then writing a story about the journey of a grain of rice from field to plate from the point of view of the rice.
Common Core Standards:
Common Core English Language Arts
Writing a story using a narrator and specific point of view
Establish a situation and introduce a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.
Lesson written in partnership with the Urban School Food Alliance.