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The Meaning of Food


Illustration of apples


The Meaning of Food provides an interesting and meaningful entry point for teachers to introduce students to diverse cultures through food. This lesson helps students learn about different cultures through classroom discussion and a research project. It also offers multiple ways for students to present their research to the class.

The lesson is recommended for middle school aged children in social studies classrooms.

 Meaning of Food: Lesson Plan

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 Meaning of Food: Student Worksheets

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