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International Cuisine

Course Objectives

The student

o       Demonstrates the understanding of the cultural diversities of the country-regionplaceU.S.
o       Demonstrates an understanding of one's own culture in relationship to perspectives, practices, and products of cultures studied.
o       Demonstrates an understanding of cultural foods of the country-regionplaceU.S. in respect to world cultures.
o       Evaluates the impact of hunger in the country-regionplaceU.S. and the world.
o       Demonstrates an understanding of global geography.
o       Develops an understanding of how to prepare and serve culturally nutritious food.

Performance Indicators

The student

Compares the impact of psychological, cultural, social, and religious influences on food choices of people of the country-regionplaceU.S. and other regions of the world.
Examines the components of culture.
Analyzes how food choices are affected by economic and environmental conditions of a region.
Researches the relationship between different cultures and food choices.
Examines one's own culture; traditions, celebrations, and foodways.
Compares the difference between traditional and modern diets of cultures.
Identifies the traditional diets of various cultures within the country-regionplaceU.S.
Demonstrates competencies in food preparation and food safety practices.
Locates various geographic areas on a map.
Examines the causes of hunger in the country-regionplaceU.S. and other parts of the world.
Analyzes factors that can help alleviate hunger.
Designs strategies that will help solve hunger.
Identify ways to get involved in combating hunger.

Standards Alignment

Applied Learning A 2, Communication Tools and    Techniques
Applied Learning A 5, Tools and Techniques for Working With Others
English Language Arts E 2, Writing
English Language Arts E 1-C, Reading
Mathematics M 5, Problem Solving and Mathematical Reasoning
Family and Consumer Sciences National Standards 14.0 Nutrition and Wellness

Technology Standards Alignment

Students make informed choices among technology systems, resources, and services. (1,2)
Students apply technology tools for research, information analysis, problem solving, and decision making in content learning.

Student Assessment

Written Performance Tests
Writing Assignments
Visuals: brochures, posters, videos
Research Projects: surveys, interviews
Laboratory Experiences
Group Projects

Student Activities

Case Studies
Class Discussions
Cooperative Learning
Out of Class Experiences: field trips, interviews
Guest Speakers
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Project-based Learning
Writing Assignments
Reading Assignments
Research: Library and Internet
Laboratory Experiences
Self-Assessment of Performance

SLE:  A1, C5, C6

Applied Learning Alignment

C1, C2, C3
D1, D2

ELA Grade Span Expectations
Mathematics Grade Span Expectations

Common Core of Learning

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