⁣⁣Lesson Plan: What Does Ice Cream Look Like in 7 Countries Around the World? Exploring Cultural Flavors and Frozen Delights

1 Views· 10/17/23
2 Subscribers
In Food

⁣⁣Lesson Plan: What Does Ice Cream Look Like in 7 Countries Around the World? Exploring Cultural Flavors and Frozen Delights

Grade Level: 6-8

Subject: Geography/Cultural Studies

Duration: 45 minutes

Objective: Students will explore the various forms and flavors of ice cream in different countries, learn about cultural differences and influences on ice cream, and appreciate the diversity of frozen treats worldwide.

Common Core Standards:
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.6.1: Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.7.1.A: Come to discussions prepared, having read or researched material under study; explicitly draw on that preparation by referring to evidence on the topic, text, or issue to probe and reflect on ideas under discussion.

- Internet access or library resources for research
- Pen/pencil, paper


1. Introduction (5 minutes):
- Begin the lesson by discussing the concept of cultural diversity and its influence on food.
- Present the SEO title as a question: "What Does Ice Cream Look Like in 7 Countries Around the World? Exploring Cultural Flavors and Frozen Delights."
- Engage students in a brief discussion about their favorite ice cream flavors and any cultural variations they might be aware of.

2. Research (25 minutes):
- Instruct students to conduct research on ice cream in seven different countries around the world.
- Assign each student or group of students a different country (e.g., Italy, Japan, Mexico, India, Australia, Sweden, South Africa).
- Encourage students to explore online articles, videos, and cultural resources to understand the unique flavors, ingredients, presentation styles, and cultural significance of ice cream in their assigned country.
- Ask students to take notes on the key characteristics and differences they discover.

3. Presentation (10 minutes):
- Have each student or group present their findings on ice cream in their assigned country to the class.
- Students should share their research, including visual aids such as images or samples (if possible) to showcase the unique aspects of ice cream in their assigned country.
- Encourage students to cite textual evidence and refer to their research to support their presentations.

4. Class Discussion (5 minutes):
- Facilitate a class discussion on the similarities and differences among the ice creams presented.
- Encourage students to reflect on the cultural influences, ingredients, presentation styles, and flavors that make each country's ice cream unique.

5. Reflection (5 minutes):
- Instruct students to individually write a reflection on what they found most interesting or surprising about the ice creams from different countries.
- Encourage students to consider how food reflects cultural traditions and influences, and how exploring different flavors can broaden their understanding of diverse cultures.

Common Core Label Correlations:

Western ice cream is basically a household staple, but so many countries have their own take on the popular dessert. Learn more about dondurma, granita, mochi, snow cream, kulfi, rolled ice cream, and helados de paila.------------------------------------------------------#IceCream #Dessert #FoodInsiderINSIDER is great journalism about what passionate people actually want to know. That’s everything from news to food, celebrity to science, politics to sports and all the rest. It’s smart. It’s fearless. It’s fun. We push the boundaries of digital storytelling. Our mission is to inform and inspire.Subscribe to our channel: http://insder.co/Food and visit us at: https://insder.co/2NCg6SgFOOD INSIDER on Facebook: https://insder.co/2O4gt7AFOOD INSIDER on Instagram: http://insder.co/2aywJtkFOOD INSIDER on Twitter: https://insder.co/2IahHsiINSIDER on Snapchat: https://insder.co/2KJLtVoWhat Ice Cream Looks Like In 7 Countries Around The World

Show more

 0 Comments sort   Sort By

Up next