6th Grade Kitchen Lessons

This library contains the 2015-2016 Edible Schoolyard Berkeley's sixth grade kitchen curriculum. Sixth grade students at King Middle School participate in nine lessons in the Edible Schoolyard Berkeley's kitchen classroom throughout the year. 

Fall Rotation

  • K6-1: Kitchen Orientation 
  • K6-2: Greens Over Grains
  • K6-3: Pan de los Muertos
  • K6-4: Autumn Harvest Soup

Spring Rotation

  • K6-5: Spring Salad
  • K6-6: The Silk Road: Chinese Steamed Dumplings
  • K6-7: The Silk Road: Indian Vegetable Curry
  • K6-8: The Silk Road: Roman Homemade, Hand-rolled Pasta & Gremolatta
  • K6-9: The Silk Road: Trading for Rice Pudding 

Resources

This scope and sequence outlines the order and high level information for our 2015-2016 6th grade kitchen programming at the Edible Schoolyard Berkeley.

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This lesson introduces sixth grade students to the kitchen classroom. Students meet staff, explore the kitchen, learn the basic rules and systems, and practice setting the table to eat a garden snack. While eating, they share a food memory.

 

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In this sixth-grade humanities lesson, students complete the seed to table cycle by preparing sautéed greens and serving them over grains that have been grown in the Edible Schoolyard Berkeley garden.

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In this sixth grade humanities lesson, students prepare Pan de los Muertos and practice measuring precisely.

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In this sixth grade humanities lesson, students prepare a soup with vegetables harvested from the fall garden while they practice knife skills and learn the basics of making stock.

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In this sixth grade humanities lesson, students prepare Spring Salad with Basic Salad Dressing and vegetables harvested from the garden.

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In this sixth grade humanities lesson, students prepare Steamed Dumplings as they study the exchange of ideas, goods, and foods between China and other regions during the Han dynasty. This is the first of four Silk Road lessons.

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In this sixth grade humanities lesson, students prepare Vegetable Curry as they study the ideas, goods, and foods that India shared with other regions along the Silk Road. This is the second of four Silk Road lessons.

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In this sixth grade humanities lesson, students prepare fresh pasta with Gremolata as they study the exchange of ideas, goods, and foods between Rome and other regions along the Silk Road. This is the third of four Silk Road lessons.

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In this sixth grade humanities lesson, students trade with each other to obtain all the ingredients needed to prepare Rice Pudding. This is the fourth and final Silk Road lesson. 

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