This activity packet is aligned with the Ontario Grade 12 Social Science and Humanities curriculum. This packet addresses the following overall expectations for the HFA 4U Food and Nutrition.
- Kitchen Safety: demonstrate an understanding of practices that ensure or enhance kitchen safety;
- Food Safety: demonstrate an understanding of practices that ensure or enhance food safety;
- Food Preparation: demonstrate skills needed in food preparation;
This packet is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills they need to be in the kitchen and safely prepare foods. This packet contains lessons, activities and assignments that help to meet the specific expectations outlined in the curriculum. There are also organizers and templates that can be used to plan food labs around the food-preparation techniques learned in this unit.
What is included in this packet?
This packet includes 8 lessons, 8 activity worksheets and 8 readings that help to meet the above curriculum expectations. Each lesson is based on a 75 minute time period. The lessons are divided into 4 sections. These sections are:
Lesson Introduction - 5 minutes (review concepts or terms addressed in previous lesson).
Whole Group / Small Group Discussion - 10 - 15 minutes (introduce new content and access prior knowledge or opinions about the new content).
Core Learning Activity - 30 - 40 minutes (an individual or small group activity and/or reading that addresses the new content).
Lesson Consolidation - 10 minutes (review content addressed in the present lesson).
Lesson 1.1 – Accidents in the Kitchen
Lesson 1.2 – Preventing Accidents
Lesson 1.3 – Food Preparation Safety (2 periods)
Lesson 1.4 – Cross-Contamination
Lesson 1.5 – Safety Posters (4 periods)
Lesson 1.6 – Food Safety Quiz
Lesson 1A – Storing Foods
Lesson 1B – Food Hygiene
This unit will take approximately 12 periods or 900 minutes of Food and Nutrition course time.
What ASSESSMENTS are included?
Great question! There are a variety of activities in this packet that are accompanied by rubrics. These activities can be treated like a mini-assignment. There is a summative assignment included where students are asked to create a checklist poster of all the factors that an individual needs to remember when preparing food and staying safe in the kitchen. There are 3 rubrics included in this packet as well as a final quiz that identifies whether students have met the given expectations in this unit.
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