Veg around the world – lesson plans
We hope you enjoy these curriculum-compliant and teacher-friendly lesson plans, adaptable across Reception/P1 to Year 4/P5, with the theme “Food from around the world”. These have been created by award-winning headteacher Dr Jason O’Rourke.
There is a PowerPoint presentation with each one and a supporting map wall chart you can fill in as you go.
CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA
This lesson teaches you about Central & South America: where they are, the countries that make up these regions and the people and cultures that live there.
Vegetable – Butternut Squash: Learn how cultures in the past grew different vegetables together that helped each other.
NEW YORK, USA
This lesson teaches you about The United States: where it is, its main cities, and cultures from Native Americans to the modern day.
Vegetable – Tomato: Can you come up with irresistible names for different vegetables that will make everyone want to eat them?
NORTH AFRICA & ARABIA
This lesson teaches you about the diverse cultures and peoples of these areas and how ancient trading routes became a melting pot for cultures.
Vegetable – Carrots: You think you knew what carrots tasted like? How about using these different ways of preparing them and compare the taste!
Travel around our beautiful planet to see how Veg are taking over the World.
Can you defeat them?
To support the lesson plans we have created this map of the world you can print out, stick up and fill in as you go.