Q4:Week 10 – May 31 – June 4, 2021

TeacherHeather Baker
Subject AreaEnglish Language Arts/Reading
Grade Level7
Week #10
Unit of InstructionCustoms, Cultures & Food from Around the World
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.7. W.2.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
LAFS.7. W.2.5 With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
LAFS.7. W.2.6 Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and link to and cite sources as well as to interact and collaborate with others, including linking to and citing sources.
LAFS.7. W.3.7 Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions for further research and invest

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students Will . . . .
– Understand the meaning of culture, customs, and traditions.
– Compare & contrast American table manners with other countries around the world.
– Choose a country of interest to study its customs & traditions associated with foods & eating habits.

Classroom Activities

Monday, May 31st – Memorial Day No School
Tuesday, June 1 – Foods from Around the World Presentations
Wednesday, June 2 – Foods from Around the World Presentations & Cursive Writing
Thursday, June 3 – Students may bring in food from their country & Cursive Writing
Friday, June 4 – Game Day/Make Up Work Day

Assignments Due

Summative Book Report
Science Fiction Paper
Newspaper Articles
Food Around the World PPT

Additional Resources

Food Around the World- Research
1. What is the name of your country?
2. In what continent is your country located?
3. What are the traditional times of day breakfast, lunch and dinner are eaten?
4. How does your country say, “breakfast”, “lunch”, and/or “dinner” in their language? (try using Google Translate)
5. What foods are typically eaten during breakfast, lunch, and/or dinner?
6. What are some traditional/interesting table manners?(more than 1)
7. What is a fun fact about your country’s foods, eating habits, or table manners?
8. Find a recipe for a dish from your country. Give the name, a picture and the recipe for the dish including ingredients and directions.