Let’s Tacobout Tacos

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).

 

 

What Pilot Light Teachers are saying:

“The Pilot Light lesson gave my students the opportunity to prepare a simple new dish they can make at home. The Pilot Light lesson also helped my students with their close reading skills.”

Lesson Topics:

Mexican food, culture, comparing and contrasting

Curricular Connections:

Common Core English Language Arts:
Grades 3-5 Informational Text: Key Ideas and Details (Standards 1-3)
Grades 3-5 Informational Text: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas (Standard 9)
Grades 3-5 Writing: Text Types and Purposes (Standards 1-3)

Common Core Math:
Grades 3-5: Measurement and Data
Grades 3-5: Numbers and Operations in Base Ten
Grades 3-5: Numbers and Operations – Fractions

 

 


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