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More Food Activities

About This Daily Classroom Special 
Each week Homework Hotline will suggest homework assignments aimed at grades K-1 and 2-3. Homework Hotline was written by Buzz Eyler, Director of Educational Technology
at the Orcutt School District ( CA) and a former Teachers Network web mentor. 

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More Food Activities

This week the homework will center on more food activities. The activities are appropriate for K-3, except as noted. Feel free to copy, cut, and paste the assignments into your own word processor for sending home (or print this page).

Day 1

Have the children ask each member of his/her family to name a favorite meal (dinner for example). Then ask them to make a list of what would be their favorite foods served at that meal. Bring the list in and compare lists.

Day 2

Have the children write their names vertically down the side of a lined piece of paper, one letter on each line. Write the name of a food which begins with each letter. For an example, click here.

Day 3

On Wednesdays, newspapers usually come out with their food ads. Have the children look through the paper and cut out the pictures and prices of three foods which cost less than one dollar and three which cost more than one dollar. Paste them on a large piece of paper to display at school.

Day 4

Have the children look at a category of processed foods (canned vegetables, cereals, bread, etc.). Look at the ingredients list and write the first four ingredients from at least three packages. For example, if they chose "cereal," they might write what the first four things listed for Cheerios, Kix and Oatmeal. It might be helpful to have a few types of containers at school to discuss before sending this assignment home.

 

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