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Pancake Day

Grade Levels
K - 2nd, Homeschool
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Learning Objective

Students will explore why we use Pancake Day to begin the Easter celebrations.


What is Pancake Day? Explore reading and writing tasks, cook some yummy pancakes and record what you have done. Find out all about Pancake Day and why we call it Shrove Tuesday.

Discuss and share

• Prior Learning

• Background Information

• Future dates

In Reading and Writing -

• share the poem and discuss sequences

• read the recipe and follow instructions

• socialise when we cook and eat our pancakes

• sequence simple sentences

• KWL –two versions

• Poem

• Sequence sentences and tasks

• Read the recipe

• How does your family celebrate?

• What did you find out about measuring?

• Class Books in full color, part color version and save my ink version

In Mathematics -

• measure ingredients

• discuss time to cook pancakes

• what did you find out about measuring?

In History -

• record how we celebrate occasions with family

Pancake Day is very much linked to a religious event. The tasks can be stand alone and treated in isolation. Here in Australia we link it to Easter but do not necessarily go into the intricacies of the religious significance.

We use cooking pancakes as an English, Numeracy and History task.

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