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Kitchen Safety Poster Assignment

I think I love breakout activities almost as much as my students do! So, I thought I’d try my hand at another one, using it as a way for students to acquire their notes regarding food safety actions.  In this breakout, students must put the puzzles together that form their notes, complete the notes form and scan for a number to help them eventually open their box.  In this breakout, only one box per group is used and within it contains a scenarios activity that utilizes the notes students just spent time obtaining.  The boxes also contain a small treat that students may eat while completing their scenario assignment. How do you use breakouts in the classroom?  I’d love to hear your ideas, so please share in the comments section below!

Set

  • I ask students if they know what the letters FBI stand for.  Most tell me it stands for the Federal Bureau of Investigation and while they are correct, I let them know that it also stands for a term that is important for them to be aware of when it comes to food safety; Food Borne Illness.
  • I briefly go over some “Did You Know?” food safety background information such as who is most affected, stats and common food borne illnesses.

Materials

  • Laptop or iPad
  • Projector & Screen
  • Student Devices for Scanning QR Codes
  • Manila Envelopes for Cut Up Food Safety Action Cards (1 per group)
  • Small Breakout Boxes (1 per group)–I got mine from the Dollar Store
  • Combination # Locks (1 per group)–I got a set from Amazon
  • Prize Treats (1 per person in group)–I use Tootsie Roll Pops

Activities

Note:  You will need to set up the breakout boxes and envelopes ahead of time.  The food safety actions must be cut apart, into four quadrants, mixed up and then placed in a manila envelope ( one per group). The breakout boxes (one per group) must contain an assignment sheet and prize treat (one per person) and then be locked with a combination number lock.

  • Divide students into small groups of 3-4 if possible.  Assign each person a notes form and an envelope containing all of the food safety action notes cut into four quadrants (mixed up, of course).
  • Students must put the quadrants/puzzles together and if correct, when they scan the QR Code will yield them a number.  Students complete the notes on that safety action on their notes form and continue putting together the remaining pieces.
  • Once all puzzles have been put together, scanned and notes completed, students must think alphabetically to figure out the code to open their breakout box.  If successful, they will find a small prize treat and a copy of a “Food Safety Actions Scenarios” assignment (one per person).  Students must use their food safety notes to complete this assignment and then turn it in for a grade. I allow students to eat their treats while they work on the scenarios assignment.
  • Following this activity, I assign the FBI ANIMOTO Project using the ANIMOTO App.  The App is available on both Apple devices and Android devices.  If you only have access to laptops, you will need to make a teacher account on the website in order to access the longer versions of ANIMOTO. Otherwise, your students will only be able to make 30 second videos.

Attachments

Additional Food Safety Lessons

Additional Breakout Activities 

 

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Food and Nutrition I  Food and Nutrition II  

Food and Nutrition I
This course is designed to focus on the science of food and nutrition. Experiences will include food safety and sanitation, culinary technology, food preparation and dietary analysis to develop a healthy lifestyle with pathways to career readiness. Laboratory-based experiences strengthen comprehension of concepts and standards outlined in Sciences, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education. Student leadership and competitive events (FCCLA) may be integrated into this course. (Standards 1-6 will be covered on Skill Certification Test #340.)

GENERAL INFORMATION

COURSE STATE STANDARDS

Food and Nutrition I Standards
Food and Nutrition I Standards

SCOPE AND SEQUENCE/COURSE DISCLOSURE

Foods I Scope and Sequence 1
Foods I Scope and Sequence 2
Student Allergy Disclosure Form

PERFORMANCE DOCUMENTATION

Food and Nutrition I
Food and Nutrition I Summary Score Sheet

COURSE TESTS, QUIZZES AND REVIEWS

Performance Objective 1
Complete FCCLA Step One. https://www.uen.org/cte/facs_cabinet/facs_cabinet10.shtml

STRAND 1
Students will consistently demonstrate kitchen safety procedures and sanitation techniques.

STRAND 1 RECIPES

Chicken Stir Fry
Salsa Competition
Posted: 10/2/17

STRAND 1 TESTS, QUIZZES AND REVIEWS

Foods I-Unit 1 Test with Key

STRAND 2
Students will apply the skills of kitchen equipment and management.

STRAND 3
Students will identify the sources and functions of carbohydrates and fiber and apply appropriate food preparation techniques.

STRAND 3 TESTS, QUIZZES AND REVIEWS

Carbohydrate Unit Review

STRAND 4
Students will identify the sources and functions of proteins and lipids (fats and oils) and apply appropriate food preparation techniques.

STRAND 4 TESTS, QUIZZES AND REVIEWS

Protein Pre-Assessment

STRAND 5
Students will identify the sources and functions of select vitamins, minerals and water and apply appropriate food preparation techniques to foods high in these nutrients.

STRAND 5 TESTS, QUIZZES AND REVIEWS

STRAND 6
Students will explore the current Dietary Guidelines and ChooseMyPlate.gov.

STRAND 6 TESTS, QUIZZES AND REVIEWS

STRAND 6 WEB RESOURCES

2010 Dietary Guidelines