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Food Facts and Stories

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In this lesson, students make connections to science, health, and math during a nutrition discussion. They talk about the effects of a fast-food diet, using a variety of authentic materials including the Food Guide Pyramid and a fast-food restaurant menu. Later in the lesson, they use Total Physical Response Storytelling (TPRS) to learn and practice new vocabulary.

Standards Addressed

Communication:

Interpersonal, Interpretive

Cultures:

Products

Connections:

Making Connections



Key Terms
affective filter
authentic materials
performance level
realia
Total Physical Response Storytelling (TPRS)




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images from Pedini Spanish class

Classroom at a Glance
Teacher: John Pedini
Language: Spanish I
Grade: 8
School: Michael Driscoll School, Brookline, Massachusetts
Lesson Date: January 9
Class Size: 14
Schedule: 40 minutes daily


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