Root Connections: Sweet Potatoes vs. Yams
6th – 8th Grade
Learning + Food Objectives:
Students will investigate the health benefits, origins, and the ways we consume root vegetables, specifically sweet potatoes & yams.
Common Core Standards:
Common Core English Language Arts
Comparing and contrasting
Compare and contrast a text to an audio, video, or multimedia version of the text, analyzing each medium’s portrayal of the subject (e.g., how the delivery of a speech affects the impact of the words).
Analyze the main ideas and supporting details presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and explain how the ideas clarify a topic, text, or issue under study.