Come to the Table

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Activity Plan 10: Let’s Go Shopping!

Students push shopping cart in supermarketGrade Level: 3rd Grade

Duration: One class of 45 minutes to an hour and 45 minutes

Materials: Newspaper; store circulars; transportation or preparations for a visit to supermarket; approximately $20 for food purchases.

Objectives and Outcomes:
Students learn how to plan a meal and then shop for it; to make a visit to a local supermarket, stroll the aisles, gather food into a shopping cart; learn to read and understand displayed labels (unit cost); comparison shop, considering price and nutritional values; handle money at the checkout counter, review money handling strategies; packing and transporting purchases.

Dependant on location and specifics of activity.

Assessment: Active participation in all aspects of class activities
Bibliography: Carle, Teens cook

Song: Play and sing along with the students
Come to the Table, Shopping the Sales


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