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Targeted Project/Life Skills

  Activity Life skill Project skill Academic Standards
Healthy food selection
1a. Fit is in!
1b. Get the facts on fads
1c. Emotions, eating, and you
1d. Lean on!
Making healthy lifestyle choices
Making healthy lifestyle choices
Expressing emotions positively
Making healthy lifestyle choices
Develop an exercise program
Evaluating fad diets
Understanding how eating and emotions are connected
Making a low-fat dip
Science (4) The living environment (7.4.11)
Reading (2) Comprehension (7.2.2)
Social studies (5) Individuals, society, & culture
Science (4) The living environment (7.4.11)
Smart food purchasing
2a. Slow, moist, and tender
2b. Crazy casseroles
2c. Don't throw it out!
2d. A five-pound deal
Managing resources
Managing resources
Managing resources
Managing resources
Cooking less tender cuts of meat
Comparing homemade casseroles with a box mix
Using overripe fruit to make banana bread
Dividing family packs of ground meat
Social studies (4) Economics
Reading (2) Comprehension (8.2.1)
Science (2) Scientific thinking
Science (5) The mathematical world
Food safety and science
3a. Slow them down
3b. Emulsions
3c. Spoilers or helpers?
Using scientific methods
Using scientific methods
Processing information
Demonstrating the action of preservatives
Making a frozen emulsion
Understanding the action of yeast
Biology (1) Principles of Biology (3.1.7)
Science (2) Scientific thinking (8.2.8)
Science (4) The living environment (8.4.2)
Food preparation
4a. Ring around
4b. Whole meal deal
4c. Breadsticks for a crowd!
4d. Do a stir-fry
Processing information
Planning and organizing
Completing a task
Mastering technology
Making a tea ring
Making an oven-baked chicken dinner
Making breadsticks
Stir-frying vegetables in a skillet
Reading (2) Comprehension
Reading (2) Comprehension
Reading (2) Comprehension
Reading (2) Comprehension
Food preservation
5a. Zesty salsa
5b. Jiffy jam
5c. Pucker up!
Mastering technology
Managing resources
Mastering technology
Canning salsa in a boiling water canner
Making strawberry freezer jam
Making and canning pickle relish
Science (2) Scientific thinking
Social studies (4) Economics
Science (2) Scientific thinking
Careers and foods around the world
6a. Food photography
6b. Invent a snack
6c. India chicken curry
6d. New Zealand Parao parai
Making decisions
Practicing creativity
Valuing diversity
Valuing diversity
Evaluating food photography
Developing a snack product
Making chicken curry
Making Maori bread
Reading (2) Comprehension (7.2.1)
Science (1) The nature of science & technology (8.1.8)
Social studies (5) Individuals, society, & culture (7.5.9)
Social studies (5) Individuals, society, & culture

 

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