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Project Formats: The Cookbook

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EL Education

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Topic

  • Project-Based Learning
  • Student Work

Type

Planning Tools

Grade Level

Benefits of This Format

  • Excellent format for highlighting both art and text
  • Excellent format for highlighting the work of individual students
  • Format lends itself well to interdisciplinary projects
  • An example of a product that would work as a fundraiser

Examples from Models of Excellence

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Beautiful and Yummy (Grades 1,2)
The College School
Students grew their own basil and created recipes.

Healthy Snacks Recipe Book (Grades 1,2)
Capital City Public Charter School
Bilingual, includes procedural writing. Created from their own research and experimentation.

Recipe for Rochester (Grade 2)
Genesee Community Charter School
Combines a study of history and bread. Includes good overview of the project.

Food for Thought (Grade 6)
High Tech High Chula Vista
Students used vegetables grown in their own school garden to create these recipes.

Let’s Make Desserts (Grade 10)
Kanu o ka”Aina New Public Charter School
Bilingual, good example of service learning and has professional quality of production.

The Whole Meal Cookbook (Grades 9-12)
High Tech High Media Arts
This cookbook was the result of a humanities and biology project exploring what kinds of food we should eat.

Created By

EL Education

Resource Downloads

Topic

  • Project-Based Learning
  • Student Work

Type

Planning Tools

Grade Level

Benefits of This Format

  • Excellent format for highlighting both art and text
  • Excellent format for highlighting the work of individual students
  • Format lends itself well to interdisciplinary projects
  • An example of a product that would work as a fundraiser

Examples from Models of Excellence

___________________________________________________________________

Beautiful and Yummy (Grades 1,2)
The College School
Students grew their own basil and created recipes.

Healthy Snacks Recipe Book (Grades 1,2)
Capital City Public Charter School
Bilingual, includes procedural writing. Created from their own research and experimentation.

Recipe for Rochester (Grade 2)
Genesee Community Charter School
Combines a study of history and bread. Includes good overview of the project.

Food for Thought (Grade 6)
High Tech High Chula Vista
Students used vegetables grown in their own school garden to create these recipes.

Let’s Make Desserts (Grade 10)
Kanu o ka”Aina New Public Charter School
Bilingual, good example of service learning and has professional quality of production.

The Whole Meal Cookbook (Grades 9-12)
High Tech High Media Arts
This cookbook was the result of a humanities and biology project exploring what kinds of food we should eat.

Visit Models of Excellence: The Center for High-Quality Student Work to find out more about these projects.Models of Excellence

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