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Meal Planning

Grade Level – Post Secondary

Subject – Food & Nutrition



   Objectives


Given a scenario/theme and using the recommended dietary guidelines and Food Pyramid given in class, students should plan a 3 course meal for a big event (such as a wedding, conference, reunion, etc) that is nutritional and aesthetically pleasing. Students should post their plan on Present.ly and discuss the meal by commenting on others student’s plans.



   Materials


      Dietary Guidelines                 Present.ly Account

          Food Pyramid                           Computer

   Kitchen (to cook one dish)

 




  
   Procedure

1.     Before the beginning of the activity, students should know the following background information:
·        Understand Dietary Guidelines
·        Understand Food Pyramid
·        What foods work with other foods
·        What goes into an appetizer, entrée, and dessert
·        How to use Present.ly
2.     Each student is given a scenario of an event and the theme of the event
3.     Following the theme, students will create an appetizer, entrée, and dessert.
4.     Students will upload their meal plan to Present.ly
5.     Students must comment on 3 students plans, saying what they like and what could be improved about the meal plan.


6.     After getting feedback, students will change what needs to be change, make a menu for the event.
7.     For extra credit, students can make one dish to share with the class.




  Assessment

·        Students will be required to upload their meal ideas to Present.ly.
·        Students will comment on 3 student’s plans, saying what works and what could be improved
·        Students will have to make a menu for the event
a.     minimum of 2 pictures
b.     title of event
c.      description of each course
·        For extra credit, students can make the meal and bring it to class.

Making a Myth

Grade Level – Post Secondary

Subject – Mythology/English



   Objectives


Given a setting, a character, and a starting sentence on Present.ly, students will each write/post the next sentence (or next few sentences) to continue and create their own myth until the myth has an ending.



   Materials


Computer

Present.ly Account

 



   Procedure

1.     Before the beginning of the activity, students should know the following background information:
·        The format of a myth (intro, body, conclusion with lesson/moral)
·        How to use Present.ly
2.     The teacher will post the first sentence of the myth, introducing the setting and a character on Present.ly
3.     Each student will write and post an appropriate sentence that continues the myth on Present.ly
4.     The students will have one week to post until the myth has an ending and a moral that goes with the myth.



  Assessment

·        Students will be required to post at least 2 times to create a myth
·        The students must be prepared to have a discussion in class about the myth and their experience using Present.ly

Scavenger Hunt

Grade Level – Post Secondary

Subject - Math



   Objectives


Given a list of 20 geometric shapes, students will go around campus for one class period taking pictures of each shape they find. Students will post as many pictures as they found during the class period onto Present.ly and comment 3 times on other students’ pictures with Present.ly.



   Materials


          List of Shapes                       Computer Lab

Digital Camera                  Present.ly Account

 




  
   Procedure

1.     Before the beginning of the activity, students should know the following background information:
·        Geometric Shapes
·        How to use Present.ly
2.     When students arrive in class, put the students in pairs.
3.     Explain the rules of the scavenger hunt to the students.
·        Students will go around campus finding the 20 geometric shapes during the class period.
·        When finished, students will come back to the classroom and post their pictures on Present.ly
·        If a group hasn’t found all 20 shapes by the end of class, they are to report to classroom with 15 minutes left of class to upload what they have found.
·        For homework, students will log onto Present.ly and comment on other students pictures explaining why it is a good picture or what is wrong with it.


4.     Tell students they are allowed to go and what time they need to be back in order to upload pictures.


   Standards

 




  Assessment

·        Students will be required to upload the pictures of as many geometric shapes that they found while around campus to Present.ly.
·        Students will comment 3 times on others pictures saying why it is a good picture, or how it could be better.
·        Students will have to be prepared to have a discussion the following class about the pictures and their experience finding the objects around campus.

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