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Unit Plan Template

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Unit Author

First and Last Name

Nathan Farber, Sarah Jane Sarot, and Emily Soh

Authors E-mail Address

Nfarbe1@lsu.edu

Course Name(s)

Computer Technology for Educators

Course Number(s)

ELRC 2507

Course Section(s)

Instructor(s) Name(s)

Heroman

Unit Overview
Unit Plan Title

Louisiana Culinary

Curriculum-Framing Questions

Goals

Content Questions

Introduce students to biological and environmental sciences


with regards to how it relates to the food we eat every day.
Allow students to plan and budget using familiar settings and
content.
Support the notion that a countrys occupational controlling
during different periods of time can influence its culture.

What southern foods (plants and animals) are native to


Louisiana and how do we see them in our food?
How do units of measurement build upon each other? Can
we use simple math to determine increments?
What countries occupied Louisiana in modern times after
Columbuss settling in the New World? How did those
countries influence the culture of south Louisiana?

Unit Summary

The unit on Louisiana Culinary will help students understand the significance of their
coursework as to how it pertains to their everyday lives. The application of coursework in
Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies to their daily lives in a fun, interactive environment
will supplement the teachings for the 3rd grade year. The lesson plans in each subject will
classify ties between coursework and everyday lives of the student. Many of the lessons will
be used in their current lives, although having nearly zero responsibilities, they will being to
see how their schoolwork will affect their day to day activities outside of knowledge.
Application of content gained in class will help to motivate students while also giving them
incentives to participate.
Subject Area(s) (List all subjects that apply)
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Science, Mathematics, and Social Studies


Grade Level [Click box(es) of all grade level(s) that your Unit targets]

K-2
6-8
ESL
Gifted and Talented

3-5
9-12
Resource
Other:

Targeted State Frameworks/Content Standards/Benchmarks


Student Objectives/Learning Outcomes

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Procedures

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Approximate Time Needed

1 hour period for each plan


Prerequisite Skills

Some idea of foods that are eaten daily are needed for the science unit. Students will also
need to be able to differentiate between the raw ingredients in the final dish/ course that they
eat.
Basic addition and subtraction will be necessary for mathematics as well as ability to work
with fractions and different unit measurements ie. Volume, weight, mass
A working knowledge of Louisiana History will be applied to the social studies unit. Students
must at least know that Native Americans, Spaniards, Englishmen, and the French held
control of Louisiana at points.
Materials and Resources

Technology Hardware (Click boxes of all equipment needed)


Camera
Laser Disk
Computer(s)
Printer
Digital Camera
Projection System
DVD Player
Scanner
Internet Connection
Television

VCR
Video Camera
Video Conferencing Equip.
Other:

Technology Software (Click boxes of all software needed.)


Database/Spreadsheet
Image Processing
Desktop Publishing
Internet Web Browser
E-mail Software
Multimedia
Encyclopedia on CD-ROM

Web Page Development


Word Processing
Other:

Printed Materials

Current coursework and textbooks provided to class

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Supplies

See required technology materials

Internet Resources

Foodnetwork.com
Recipepuppy.com

Others

N/A

Accommodations for Differentiated Instruction

Resource Student

Non-Native English
Speaker

Gifted Student
Student Assessment

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