⁣Lesson Plan: Creating Strawberry Meringue Ice Cream from "I Can Cook" Season 1

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⁣Lesson Plan: Creating Strawberry Meringue Ice Cream from "I Can Cook" Season 1

Grade Level: 6-8

Subject: Home Economics

Duration: 90 minutes

Common Core Standards:
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.6-8.3: Follow precisely a multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks.
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.6-8.7: Integrate quantitative or technical information expressed in words in a text with a version of that information expressed visually (e.g., in a flowchart, diagram, model, graph, or table).

- Students will watch the "I Can Cook" Season 1 episode on making Strawberry Meringue Ice Cream.
- Students will follow a step-by-step procedure to create their own Strawberry Meringue Ice Cream.
- Students will analyze the quantitative and technical information provided in the episode and create a visual representation of the recipe.

- Computer or projector to play the "I Can Cook" Season 1 episode on making Strawberry Meringue Ice Cream
- Whiteboard or chart paper
- Markers or chalk
- Ingredients and equipment for making Strawberry Meringue Ice Cream (strawberries, meringue, cream, sugar, mixing bowls, whisk, ice cream maker or freezer)


1. Introduction (10 minutes):
- Introduce the concept of making homemade ice cream and the different flavors and variations that can be created.
- Explain that today, they will be watching an episode from Season 1 of "I Can Cook" that focuses on making Strawberry Meringue Ice Cream.

2. Watching the Episode (15 minutes):
- Play the "I Can Cook" Season 1 episode on making Strawberry Meringue Ice Cream, ensuring that all students can see and hear the screen clearly.
- Encourage students to pay attention to the step-by-step procedure and the specific measurements and techniques used.

3. Discussion and Analysis (15 minutes):
- Lead a class discussion on the episode, asking questions like:
- What ingredients were used in the recipe?
- How were the ingredients measured and mixed together?
- What techniques were used to achieve the desired texture and flavor?
- Write down key details, measurements, and techniques on the whiteboard or chart paper.

4. Hands-on Activity: Making Strawberry Meringue Ice Cream (40 minutes):
- Provide the necessary ingredients and equipment for making Strawberry Meringue Ice Cream.
- Guide students through the step-by-step procedure, ensuring they follow the measurements and techniques discussed in the episode.
- Monitor and assist students as needed throughout the process.
- If using an ice cream maker, make sure to follow the specific instructions provided.

5. Visual Representation (10 minutes):
- Instruct students to create a visual representation (e.g., flowchart, diagram, or model) of the recipe for Strawberry Meringue Ice Cream.
- Encourage students to include the specific measurements, ingredients, and techniques in their visual representation.

6. Tasting and Reflection (10 minutes):
- Allow students to taste their homemade Strawberry Meringue Ice Cream.
- Facilitate a class discussion on their experience, including the texture, flavor, and any challenges encountered during the process.
- Discuss the importance of following precise procedures and using accurate measurements in cooking.

7. Closing (5 minutes):
- Thank students for their participation and willingness to explore new recipes and cooking techniques.
- Encourage students to continue experimenting with different flavors and variations of homemade ice cream.

Common Core Labels Correlations:

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