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New Review Microwave Magic
The microwave is a staple in many American households, but how exactly does it work? Approach this question from a scientific and practical standpoint, and discover cooking strategies, recipes, and methodologies for the standard microwave.
6th - 12th Health CCSS: Adaptable
Cooking Skills: Special Education
Using the microwave, boiling water for pasta, and using a knife to make a sandwich are all independent living skills. Prepare your special needs students for life by having them prepare three easy-to-cook items. Each skill is laid out as...
9th - 12th Special Education & Programs
Cooking Dinner (Thanksgiving)
American traditions of Thanksgiving come to life through culinary activities. Young chefs practice cooking a turkey and setting a table for a Thanksgiving family feast. They use math and reading skills to follow directions and measure...
Pre-K - 2nd Social Studies & History
Cooking Skills Using Self-Prompting
Prepare three different simple meals with your special needs class to prepare them for an independent life. They watch a video of a person preparing three different meals, they pause the video, complete the steps, then push play when...
9th - Higher Ed Special Education & Programs
Seam Allowances and Reading Measuring Tapes
Homemade clothes are so fun to wear, and they are also fun to make! Have young tailors sew seam allowances using a measuring tape to the nearest 1/8th inch. The lesson includes three related docs and includes those all-important...
7th - 8th 21st Century Skills
Souper Wheelies: Recipe Activity
Your special education class can use this simple recipe for more than just cooking. They'll find correctly spelled words, put words from the recipe in ABC order, circle the correct measurement, and identify items that are in recipe by...
10th - Higher Ed Special Education & Programs
Children Cooking at Home: Developing Opinions
Excerpts from a New York Times article about children cooking dinner for their family can lead learners to express opinions about taking on real life responsibilities. The story will prompt discussion, but add more questions directed at...
7th - 9th 21st Century Skills
Skills Needed For Good Work Habits: Following Directions
Following directions are a key skill set for building good work habits. Intended for a special education class, this activity allows learners to practice following directions as a good work habit. They help make a simple recipe first by...
7th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills