Unit Topic: Food Justice Grade level: 5Stage 1 – Desired ResultsContent Standard/Established Goals(s):
PA Common Core Standards for Literacy -
CC.1.2.5.B: Cite textual evidence by quoting accurately from the text to explain what the text saysexplicitly and make inferences.CC.1.5.5.B: Summarize the main points written text read aloud or information presented in diverse mediaand formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orallyCC.1.4.5.B: Identify and introduce the topic clearly.CC.1.4.5.E: Write with an awareness of style.CC.1.4.5.G: Write opinion pieces on topics or texts.
CC.1.4.5.M: Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events.CC.1.4.5.T: With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.CC.1.4.5.V: Conduct short research projects that use several sources to build knowledge throughinvestigation of different aspects of a topic.CC.1.4.5.X: Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) andshorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes andaudiences.
PA Common Core Standards for Math
CC.2.4.5.A.1 Solve problems using conversions within a given measurement system.CC.2.4.5.A.2 Represent and interpret data using appropriate scale.CC.2.4.5.A.5 Apply concepts of volume to solve problems and relate volume to multiplication andto addition.CC.2.1.5.B.2 Extend an understanding of operations with whole numbers to perform operationsincluding decimals
PA Common Core Standards for Social Studies
CC.8.5.6-8.A: Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources.CC.8.5.6-8.B: Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide anaccurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.CC.8.5.6-8.C: Identify key steps in a text’s description of a process related to history/social studies (e.g.,how a bill becomes law, how interest rates are raised or lowered).CC.8.5.6-8.G: Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts.CC.8.5.6-8.H: Distinguish among fact, opinion, and reasoned judgment in a text.CC.8.6.6-8.E: Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and present therelationships between information and ideas clearly and efficiently.
Students will understand that:- Social inequities exist and are theproduct of intentional structures- Data is a tool for understanding andaction- Individuals create social change- Access to fresh, healthy food is a social justice issue
- Who decides what we eat? How doeswhere we live effect this?- Why/how is food justice a justice/racial/economic issue?- How can I (we) change my communitythrough agriculture?- What is the cost of healthy eating? Whatis the cost of not eating healthily?