Growing Food in Soil
6th – 8th Grade
Learning + Food Objectives:
Students will learn about food sources and origins by writing an informational writing piece comparing and contrasting two different types of fruits or vegetables (or other food that grows on land).
Common Core Standards:
Common Core English Language Arts
Comparing and contrasting informational text and scientific ideas.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.
Introduce a topic; organize ideas, concepts, and information, using strategies such as definition, classification, comparison/contrast, and cause/effect; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., charts, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.