Be A Food Critic
Learners compare taste, texture, structure (size and shape) and the prices of two different brands of chocolate chip cookies. They compose a five-paragraph essay using at least three transition words for comparison.
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Writing about a Meal
You don't need to be a food critic to describe your meal accurately! A series of activities introduce learners to vivid adjectives when writing about the taste, smell, and feel of food. After working with word choice, parts of a...
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Food and Dialect
The dialect words for types of food from across the British Isles get pupils thinking about native dialects and how they differ from Standard English. Class members create a dialect dictionary and discuss the difference between accent...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Matilda - The Platinum-Blond Man
Before reading Chapter Six, "The Platinum-Blond Man" in Matilda, readers preview the illustration of Mrs. Wormwood dropping her plate of food, and think about what may have happened to cause the scene. After reading the chapter, class...
3rd - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Geography of Thanksgiving Dinner
Thanksgiving dinner is a time of savory sauces and delicious dinners. But where do all those ingredients come from? Teach middle schoolers about local agriculture with a instructional activity that focuses on the elements of a...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed