Learning Targets for the Week

Learning Targets for the Week of Jan 23- Jan 27 2017

Spartan Bakery-  Remember to check Infinite Campus (the "portal") to confirm your grades!

1. We are learning about Baking Trends, Baking Equipment, Baking Ingredients and Baking measurement.
2. We will show that we can do this by listening, participating in class activities and completing Chapter 27 study guide.
3.To know how well we are learning this we will take a test over Chapter 27 next week.
4. It is important for us to learn this because baking is a science that requires proper use of specific equipment, proper use of ingredients and exact measurement in order to achieve a successful product.

Food Prep 1-  Remember to check Infinite Campus (the "portal") to confirm your grades!
1. We are learning about safety and sanitation.
2. We will show that we can do this by completing Chapter 6 assignment and preparing Cinnamon Breadsticks.
3. To know how well are are learning this we will review the assignment and taste the breadsticks.
4. It is important for us to learn this because knowing and understanding safety and sanitation is the most important aspect of preparing healthy food.

Caring for Exceptional Children

1. We are learning about the role of parenting and the family in the life of a child with special needs.
2. We will show that we can do this completing chapter 1 study guide, listening to a parent of a child with special needs, sharing our ideas about family and parenting in class and watching a movie about a family with a child who has a special need.
3. To know how well are are learning this we will take a test over this information the first week of February.
4. It is important for us to learn this because children with special needs must have caring and involved parents and family members as well as community support.


ECE 133 Child Health, Safety and Nutrition
Remember to check Infinite Campus (the "portal") to confirm your grades!
Remember Lunch and Learn-January 25- dental, surg, radioology, NURSING- sign up with Mrs. Johnson in guidance office
1. We are learning about promoting good health of young children.
2. We will show that we can do this by reading chapter 2, participating in class activities and observing young children.
3. To know how well are are doing this we will take a formative assessment over Chapters 1 & 2.
4. It is important for us to learn this because promoting good health is one of the most important tasks of those working with young children.
 
International Cuisine  Remember to check Infinite Campus (the "portal") to confirm your grades!
 
1. We are reviewing basic food preparation skills, techniques, equivalents and terms.
2. We will show that we can do this by participating in class activities and lab and completing formative assessments.
3. To know how we are doing this we will share what we learned in class tomorrow.
4. It is important for us to learn this because this information will be used the rest of the semester as we prepare foods from the five cuisines of the world.





 
 
 
 

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To contact me: brooksm@pleasval.k12.ia.us

My 2015-16 schedule is listed below:
                                        1st semester                                                                    2nd semester
        1st period:             Food Prep 1                                                                    Food Prep 1
        2nd period:            Food Prep 1                                                                   International Cuisine                     
        3rd period:             Prep                                                                                Prep
        4th period:             ECE 243 Early Childhood Guidance                        ECE 133 Child Health, Safety and Nutrition
        5th period:             Early Childhood Development                                  #Spartan Bakery
        6th period:             Early Childhood Development                                  #Spartan Bakery
        7th period:             Housing and Interior Design                                      Caring for Exceptional Children
        8th period:             Resource                                                                         Resource