• Course Description:
    Foods 1 is a course that is designed for students that have an interest in food preparation and nutrition. We will study food through a variety of activities including many foods labs. We will start out the semester by covering topics such as safety and sanitation in the kitchen, measurement, recipe reading, and cooking methods. We will then further examine nutrition, guidelines, and making healthy choices. We will explore the areas of breads, eggs, dairy, vegetables, fruits, baking and meal planning. 

    Course Outline:

    Kitchen Basics (Safety/Sanitation, Recipe Reading, Measurements, Cooking Methods)
    Nutrition
    Breads (Quick & Yeast)
    Eggs
    Dairy
    Baking

    Vegetables/Fruits
    Meal Planning / Etiquette 

    Class Policies:
    Class Rules:
    1. Be Respectful
    2. Be Responsible
    3. Be Sanitary

    Materials:
    Folder, Paper, Writing Utensil, Planner, Hair Binder (if applicable),Positive Attitude!
     
    Lab Fee:
    A $10 lab fee will be collected from each student before the 1st "official" lab. If lab fee is not turned in on time the student will not be able to participate in the labs until it is collected. If the lab fee is collected in the first week of class Extra Credit will be rewarded! If there are financial concerns please contact me.

    Homework Policy:
    All work is due on due date. Late work will be accepted for 50% of points earned; any late work turned in after a unit is complete will earn up to 10% of points earned. Late work for excused absences will be graded according to student handbook. It is the student's responsibility to collect and turn in late/missing work. Assignments can me obtained by asking the instructor for a copy or electronically via the planbook.com (click text for link.) 

    Grading:
    Grades are based on total points with 10% of the grade coming from the final. Grades are divided into the following categories:

    Daily Work               Projects

    Assessments            Food Labs

     
    Lab Make Up Process:
    Food Lab Make Up Process
    1.GatherRecipe. 
    2. Make Recipe @ Home.
    3. Take pictures of the process (multiple pictures needed, including a selfie!)
    4. Fill out Lab Make Up Sheet. (Location: bookshelf in foods room)
    5. Show Teacher - Make up Sheet & Process Pictures.




    Weekly Outline & Assignments:
    Please visit planbook.com to view a weekly class outline, due dates, electronic assignments, and special class announcements.