Discuss Imperialism Through A Specific Food

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1. What is the central topic of the project?
Teachers collaborating authentic assessments with a text set with food.

2. How did the teachers tie the topic of into their content areas?
Darcy Poquette – English – students made documentaries about interest topic.
Sarah Lee – Math – students picking their favorite fast food restaurants and calculate total calorie, fat grams, the cost while adding ingredients, and researching which exercise will burn the most calories for the portion consumed.
Gretchen Lettau – World History – Discuss imperialism through a specific food. Creating a screenplay that traced the history of the cocoa bean from the drink of the Aztec Emperor’s as far as the Atlantic.
Lisa Endicott – Science – Students tied in food with

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