Q4 W8 – Kale Chips – 4th & 5th

TeacherSheri Potter
Subject AreaAgriculture
Grade Level4th & 5th
Week #Q4 W8
Unit of InstructionKale Chips
Standard(s) Taught


Select plants based on environmental factors.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will learn:

  • How kale is grown.
  • What seasons kale is grown.
  • Nutritional facts about kale.
Classroom Activities

Students will watch a video about how kale is grown and have the opportunity to sample kale chips.  We will discuss how many students have tried kale chips before coming to class and how many students like kale chips after trying them.  We will discuss our percentages overall.

Assignments Due
Additional Resources



  • 1 bunch of kale
  • Olive Oil Spray
  • Coarse Salt
  1. Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a non insulated cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  2. With a knife or kitchen shears carefully remove the leaves from the thick stems and tear into bite size pieces. Wash and thoroughly dry kale with a salad spinner.  Spray kale with olive oil and sprinkle with salt.
  3. Bake until the edges brown but are not burnt, 10 to 15 minutes.

Eat immediately, do not store as kale chips as they will become limp  and wilted.