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Food – Curriculum planning

Curriculum planning


Literacy, Language and Communication
Present, dramatise, debate and discuss learning on the theme of food, food choices or lack of food, or Fairtrade;

Select and use appropriate register to communicate about issues, e.g. writing letters about food banks or persuasive texts to encourage children to eat more fruit;

Analyse advertisements/ images/ media stories from multiple perspectives e.g.

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Food – Activities

Activities: Quick, little preparation required

Quick maths activity

In England for every farmer under the age of 35, there are ten over the age of 65; a ratio that has more than doubled since 1995.  In 1995 40% of farmers were under 35 years old and in 2015 this figure reduced to 10%.  There are approximately 534 000 farmers working on England’s farms and this figure has remained stable for quite some time.  How many of these are under 35 years old now?  How many were under 35 in 1995?  What does this mean for the farming industry?…

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Food – Teacher Ideas

Teacher Ideas
: lesson plans, schemes of work and projects

Starting points
As a starting point for a topic on Food you could begin by asking the following questions in a class discussion or Philosophy 4 Children session.

Do you know which country your food was grown in?…

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