Come to the Table

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Activity Plan 11: Express Yourself

Stove top with two pots, pasta and sauceGrade Level: 3rd Grade

Duration: 45 Minutes

Materials: Selected Ethnic Cook Books: Recipes; CD of Ethnic Music, Clothing, Artifacts; if desired serving utensils, plates and cups, pictures of people eating in different cultures, using chop sticks, Asian ceramics (rice bowls, special spoons), ethnic spices and teas to drink during a meal, how other cultures eat sitting low to the floor rather than a table. 

Objectives and Outcomes:
To portray students’ background and cultural identities through food.

Assessment: Have a child present an authentic dish, reflective of his/her cultural background, and then successfully communicate recipe and origin of its ingredients to other students.

Song: Play and sing along with the students
Come to the Table; Share a Meal


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