⁣Lesson Plan: Exploring Cooking with "I Can Cook" Full Episode Compilation #2

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⁣Lesson Plan: Exploring Cooking with "I Can Cook" Full Episode Compilation #2

Grade Level: 3-5

Subject: Home Economics

Duration: 60 minutes

Common Core Standards:
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.4.2: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.4.10: By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 4-5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.3.2: Determine the main ideas and supporting details of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.

- Students will watch a compilation of "I Can Cook" episodes to explore cooking techniques and recipes.
- Students will engage in active listening and comprehension activities based on the episodes.
- Students will analyze the nutritional value of the recipes shown in the episodes.
- Students will create a healthy recipe card or infographic based on one of the recipes shown.

- Computer or projector to play the "I Can Cook" Full Episode Compilation #2
- Whiteboard or chart paper
- Markers or chalk
- Recipe cards or blank paper
- Art supplies (crayons, colored pencils, etc.)


1. Introduction (10 minutes):
- Introduce the topic of cooking and healthy eating by discussing the importance of balanced meals and the impact of nutrition on overall well-being.
- Explain that they will be watching a compilation of episodes from the popular cooking show "I Can Cook," which features healthy and delicious recipes for kids.

2. Watching the Episodes (30 minutes):
- Play the "I Can Cook" Full Episode Compilation #2, ensuring that all students can see and hear the screen clearly.
- Encourage students to pay attention to the cooking techniques, ingredients, and nutritional information provided by the host.
- Pause after each episode to allow for discussion and comprehension activities.

3. Discussion and Comprehension (10 minutes):
- Lead a class discussion on the episodes, asking questions like:
- What recipes did you see in the episodes?
- What ingredients were used in the recipes?
- How did the host emphasize the importance of nutrition and healthy eating?
- Write down key details and responses on the whiteboard or chart paper.

4. Analyzing Nutritional Value (10 minutes):
- Discuss the importance of understanding nutritional value and how it relates to making healthy food choices.
- Guide the students in analyzing the nutritional value of one of the recipes shown in the episodes.
- Discuss the different food groups represented in the recipe and the benefits they provide.

5. Healthy Recipe Card or Infographic Activity (15 minutes):
- Provide each student with a recipe card or blank paper.
- Instruct students to choose one recipe from the episodes and create a healthy recipe card or infographic.
- Encourage students to include the ingredients, steps, and nutritional information of the chosen recipe.
- Provide art supplies for students to visually enhance their recipe cards or infographics.

6. Sharing and Closing (5 minutes):
- Allow students to share their recipe cards or infographics with the class.
- Discuss the nutritional aspects of each recipe and the importance of choosing healthy ingredients.
- Thank students for their participation and encourage them to continue exploring healthy cooking.

Common Core Labels Correlations:

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