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Cooking Up Descriptive Language: Designing Restaurant Menus

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Cooking Up Descriptive Language: Designing Restaurant Menus

Grades 6 – 8
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Four 50-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Traci Gardner

Traci Gardner

Blacksburg, Virginia


National Council of Teachers of English


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October 01, 2013

This is absolutely amazing, thank you so much for sharing. Very creative and direct, great mind!



March 12, 2013

I came across this plan looking for something interesting to teach after school 6th graders. This is perfect for them. Thanks for sharing!


Angela Wilson

September 14, 2012

I came across this looking for information to teach menu design to Culinary students. This is very helpful, thanks!



February 29, 2012

Hello and thank you for sharing this. I am going to try this unit with my students!



April 18, 2010

how did this lesson go for th graders?



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