Year 8 Homework Support Booklet The home learning projects is your Food Technology homework. These are tasks that will use researched information, as well as information you have studied in class. This booklet will enable you to become an independent enquirer. It will improve and extend your knowledge, understanding and skills across the subjects. If you are having difficulties it is your responsibility to ask your class teacher help and support. HOMEWORK 1 Step 5 – Record everything you ate and drank yesterday. Don’t forget to include snacks! Describe what you ate in as much detail as possible (e.g. 2 slices white bread toast with butter and tea with milk and sugar) an use simple images to create a design Step 6 – From your day’s meal record, find out how balanced your diet is. Place a tick in a section of the eat well plate, when a food appears on your meal record. Step 7 – Give 3 examples of how you could make your diet fit better with the Eat well Plate Model The main focus of this module is to increase your awareness of what your eat and the affect this has on your body. Homework 1 will assess one day of your diet. How it fits into the eat well plate. To gain step 7 you will need to give suggested examples of how to improve your diet. HOW BALANCED IS YOUR EATING? HW1 step 6 HOMEWORK 2 • You are revising the different areas of the eat well plate and applying the information of a specific case study and suggesting alternative meals and snacks that could be eaten. step 7- completed the nutrients and ingredients for each area of the eat well plate. step 8 - complete 1 case study with reference to the relevant area of the eat well plate. step 9 - Suggest some alternative meals and snacks for Kevin/ Angela, giving reason for your suggestions. HW2 step 6- completed Read HW2step 7 -with full analysis and justification. Food Group Bread, Potatoes and other Cereals Meat, Fish and Alternatives Milk and Dairy Foods Fruit and Vegetables Foods containing Fat and Foods containing Sugar Main Nutrients Function Case Study 1 Kevin is a 13 year old student who often feels tired and lacking in energy. He frequently stays up late, so he doesn’t wake up in time to have breakfast before school. Below is a typical day’s intake for Kevin. Breakfast Nothing, or sometimes a chocolate bar or biscuits Mid-morning Cake and squash Lunch Chips or pizza and biscuits After school Crisps, fizzy drink, biscuits Evening Meal 3 large sausages, spoon of mashed potato, gravy and 1 small spoon of peas Bedtime Coca cola, slice of cake and biscuits Case Study 2 Angela is a 14 year old student who loves sport. She wants to do well in her favourite sport netball, but often finds it hard to keep up. She tries to eat a careful balanced diet. Below is a typical day for Angela. Breakfast An apple and a banana and a small glass of juice Mid-morning Water and an orange Lunch A large salad with chicken or tuna After school Water and fruit Evening Meal Chicken with vegetables and a small jacket potato Bedtime Water and some fruit HOMEWORK 3 • There has been a Zombie Apocalypse! The food supplies to Scotland have been cut off. What do we need to survive? • The Task… Prepare a 5 minute talk to give to the group and a poster to be displayed in the classroom explaining what you would do in this situation. • Possible Starting Points Make a map of North Berwick and the surrounding area of East Lothian. What food is available locally? How did the food get to the shops? Lorry – travelling long distances? Imported from abroad? Locally from a farmer/fishery? What happens if fuel runs out? How long could your town last with the supplies currently available? What are basic human food needs? What do we need to stay healthy? What are the health needs of the people in your town? Will the food left meet their needs? How can you control the food safety risks to keep what food you have fresh? Feel free to add any other ideas you may have step 7- completed with some reference to the criteria. step 8 - completed with reference to all areas of the criteria. step 9 - completed with full analysis and justification. HOMEWORK 4 • • • • • • • • Task:- You are opening an Italian restaurant and need to ensure that there are dishes available for the following diets. Coeliac Lactose intolerant Vegan Diabetic Write a definition for each diet. Give examples of foods they can and can't eat. Produce a suggested menu for your Italian restaurant suggesting a meal for 4 of the diets. step 7- completed with some reference to the criteria. step 8 - completed with reference to all areas of the criteria. step 9 -completed with full analysis and justification. Sideorders • • • • Side orders (Post card home reward for completion) Step 7:-outline of an idea. Step 8:- Detailed plan. Step 9:-Detailed plan with some examples. Choose one of the tasks below:• Create a game that could be played at the end of a lesson as a plenary activity. • Design a cooking competition that could take place in school. Explain the rules. • Design a starter activity for one of the lessons you have completed so far.