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Amazing world of food

The Amazing world of food, by Carol Read, is a project for Young Learners designed to simultaneously build up learners’ language skills and knowledge of food. The project is divided into six lessons and leads to a final outcome of children creating a group e-zine/magazine with the title ‘Amazing world of food’.

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In each lesson, children find out about different aspects of the world of food and produce a piece of work to include in their e-zine/magazine. This includes step-by-step notes for teachers and two worksheets for students. Carol Read also gives an introduction to the project, including a comprehensive project map with details of lesson aims and skills, language and vocabulary covered in each lesson.

The Amazing world of food project contains:

  • Introduction and project map
  • Lesson 1: Where food comes from
  • Lesson 2: The food pyramid
  • Lesson 3: Fruit and vegetables
  • Lesson 4: Our sense of taste
  • Lesson 5: Processed food
  • Lesson 6: Food around the world

The Introduction and project map and Lesson 1: Where food comes from are both free to all users. The rest of the project is available to onestopenglish subscribers and will be published over the coming months.

Inside Amazing world of food

  • Amazing world of food: Introduction and project map

    Author: Carol Read Type: Teaching notes Print material

    An introduction to Carol Read’s Amazing world of food project, including a comprehensive project map with details of lesson aims and skills, language and vocabulary covered in each lesson.

  • Amazing world of food: Lesson 1: Where food comes from

    Author: Carol Read Type: General lesson plan

    In the first lesson of Carol Read’s Amazing world of food, children learn to classify food which comes from animals and plants, identify food that is imported from other countries and describe where imported food comes from and how far it travels to get there. Step-by-step teacher’s notes and student worksheets are included.

  • Amazing world of food: Lesson 2: The food pyramid

    Author: Carol Read Type: General lesson plan Staff Room

    In the second lesson of Carol Read’s Amazing world of food, children learn to identify and describe food groups and what you need to eat to have a healthy, balanced diet, recognize and understand the role of nutrients in food, and plan a healthy picnic. Step-by-step teacher’s notes and student worksheets are included.

  • Amazing world of food: Lesson 3: Fruit and vegetables

    Author: Carol Read Staff Room

    In the third lesson of Carol Read’s Amazing world of food, children learn to identify and describe different types of fruit based on climate and parts of plants where vegetables are from. They then design a leaflet to promote eating fruit and vegetables. Step-by-step teacher’s notes and student worksheets are included.

  • Amazing world of food: Lesson 4: Our sense of taste

    Author: Carol Read Staff Room

    In the fourth lesson of Carol Read’s Amazing world of food, children learn to understand the role of taste buds, identify four basic tastes and relate them to different parts of our tongue, and carry out a tasting experiment. Step-by-step teacher’s notes and student worksheets are included.

  • Amazing world of food: Lesson 5: Processed food

    Author: Carol Read Staff Room

    In the fifth lesson of Carol Read’s Amazing world of food, children learn to recognize the differences between natural and processed food, identify processed food that is good and bad for you and design a flow chart to show how food is processed. Step-by-step teacher’s notes and student worksheets are included.

  • Amazing world of food: Lesson 6: Food around the world

    Author: Carol Read Staff Room

    In the sixth lesson of Carol Read’s Amazing world of food, children learn to recognize that people from different countries eat different food, identify and describe a typical dish from their country and understand basic issues related to world hunger. Step-by-step teacher’s notes and student worksheets are included.

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