1. Introductions and Opening Song
2. Summary and introduction of foods that are indigenous to Ghana
3. Demonstration of traditional techniques of food preparation:
4. Student information Exchange
5. Wrap up/Review
The participants will:
-learn about African Culture through native foods
-share similarities and differences of how food is prepared in the US vs Ghana
-engage in a discussion
Geography Standard 1:
How to Use Maps and Other Geographic Representations, Tools, and Technologies to Acquire, Process, and Report Information From a Spatial Perspective
Geography Standard 10:
The Characteristics, Distribution, and Complexity of Earth’s Cultural Mosaics.
Geography Standard 6:
How Culture and Experience Influence People’s Perceptions of Places and Regions.
Geography Standard 14: How Human Actions Modify the Physical Environment
History Standard 1: Comparative characteristics of societies in the Americas, Western Europe, and Western Africa that increasingly interacted after 1450.
Standard 1C: Comparative characteristics of societies in the Americas, Western Europe, and Western Africa that increasingly interacted after 1450.
The student understands the differences and similarities among Africans, Europeans, and Native Americans who converged in the western hemisphere after 1492.
History Standard 2:
Era 1: Three Worlds Meet (Beginnings to 1620)
How early European exploration and colonization resulted in cultural and ecological interactions among previously unconnected peoples.
The student understands the stages of European oceanic and overland exploration, amid international rivalries, from the 9th to 17th centuries.
The student understands the Spanish and Portuguese conquest of the Americas.
Era 2 : Colonization and Settlement (1585-1763)
Why the Americas attracted Europeans, why they brought enslaved Africans to their colonies, and how Europeans struggled for control of North America and the Caribbean
The student understands how diverse immigrants affected the formation of European colonies.
The student understands the European struggle for control of North America.
How the values and institutions of European economic life took root in the colonies, and how slavery reshaped European and African life in the Americas
The student understands colonial economic life and labor systems in the Americas.
The student understands economic life and the development of labor systems in the English colonies.
The student understands African life under slavery.
NL-ENG.K-12.4 COMMUNICATION SKILLS
Students adjust their use of spoken, written, and visual language (e.g., conventions, style, vocabulary) to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences and for different purposes.
NL-ENG.K-12.5 COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES
Students employ a wide range of strategies as they write and use different writing process elements appropriately to communicate with different audiences for a variety of purposes.
NL-ENG.K-12.6 APPLYING KNOWLEDGE
Students apply knowledge of language structure, language conventions (e.g., spelling and punctuation), media techniques, figurative language, and genre to create, critique, and discuss print and nonprint texts.
ENG.K-12.7 EVALUATING DATA
Students conduct research on issues and interests by generating ideas and questions, and by posing problems. They gather, evaluate, and synthesize data from a variety of sources (e.g., print and nonprint texts, artifacts, people) to communicate their discoveries in ways that suit their purpose and audience.
NL-ENG.K-12.8 DEVELOPING RESEARCH SKILLS
Students use a variety of technological and information resources (e.g., libraries, databases, computer networks, video) to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge.
NL-ENG.K-12.9 MULTICULTURAL UNDERSTANDING
Students develop an understanding of and respect for diversity in language use, patterns, and dialects across cultures, ethnic groups, geographic regions, and social roles.
NL-ENG.K-12.12 APPLYING LANGUAGE SKILLS