You Are What You Eat


Students will learn about different ingredients that can be used in a trail mix, reflect on how their ingredient choices are the result of their unique backgrounds, and understand their family’s food history and the foods that make up their family’s specific culture.

 

What Pilot Light Teachers are saying:

“Students reflected on how their ingredient choices are the result of their unique backgrounds. Students better understood their family food history and the foods that make up their family’s specific culture.” – English Language Arts teacher

Lesson Topics:

Food can help students better understand the influence of their families, friends, and cultures on their behaviors.

Curricular Connections:

Common Core English Language Arts:
Grades K-8 Reading: Literature Integration of Knowledge & Ideas (Standards 7,9)
Grade K-12 Writing: Text Types and Purposes (Standard 3)

Illinois Social Science Learning Standards:
Grades K-12: History

 





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