I assigned the project after Christmas. We spent time as a class checking out the instruction package and looking at the sample ideas that were included. We planned our "feast" for just before the March Break, and let me tell you I was BLOWN-AWAY by what my students created! The project was an absolute HIT with my class!
We set up the projects at individual desks, I put on some restaurant music to set the mood, told my kiddos to grab a writing "utensil", and they spent nearly an hour and a half (I kid you not!) "tasting" each project. The best part - I was able to circulate at the same time and I got every project marked!!
Take a look at what they created. There was pizza...
And MORE pizza!
The breakfast foods HAD to include Timmies... we ARE Canadian, after all!
For the book Esio Trot, by Roald Dahl, the student created spaghetti and meatballs and served them in a tortoise shell!
And finally, for dessert...
During the writing stage, the students used my "Somebody, Wanted, But, So, Then, Finally" graphic organizers for summarizing.
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