Authentic Regional Culinary Experience by Xuan Wang-Wolf

created on Jun 30, 2016 modified on Jun 30, 2016 04:11

description:

In this project, students will explore the abundance of Chinese regional cuisines and learn about their geological, cultural and historical significance of food. As ambassadors, they will help incoming Chinese students adjust to the new campus dining environment in Arizona and create an interculturally welcoming dining experience. A qualified bilingual menu will be presented and advocated to the campus food service.

publisher:
National Foreign Language Resource Center
publish_date:
June 30, 2016
contributors:
Xuan Wang-Wolf
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Language: Chinese


Subject Area(s): food, communities, values


Instructional Context


Audience Location:
ASU campus

Target Audience Description:
International Chinese students, learners of Chinese, campus food service

Heritage Learners:
mixed

Audience Role:
product producers, product receiver

Product Description:
A bilingual menu of detailed descriptions of food items and its cultural correlations in both Chinese and English

Product Target Culture:
Chinese

Language Proficiency


ACTFL Scale:
2 3

World Readiness Standards


Communication
Presentational

Cultures
Relating Cultural Products to Perspectives

Communities
School and Global

Comparisons
Language comparisons
Cultural comparisons

Connections
Making Connections
Acquiring Information and Diverse Perspectives

Communication
Interpersonal
Interpretive

Cultures
Relating Cultural Practices to Perspectives

21st Century Skills


Information, Media, and Technology Skills
Media Literacy

Interdisciplinary Themes
Civic Literacy
Health Literacy

Life and Career Skills
Flexibility and adaptability
Initiative and Self-Direction
Social and Cross Cultural Skills
Productivity and Accountability
Leadership and responsibility

Information, Media, and Technology Skills
Communication
Collaboration
Creativity and Innovation
Information Literacy
Technology Literacy

Interdisciplinary Themes
Global Awareness

Project Sequence Overview

Launching the Project

1. Familiarize the ingredients for Chinese food - Field trip to Asian market more detail

2. Brainstorm on Driving Question - Brainstorm for possible social or cultural issues related to the driving question. more detail

Managing the Project

1. Visit and Taste - Form students' teams & Scaffold student learning more detail

Assessment

1. Report on food tasting - Write a short report. more detail

2. Peer-Review - Read and reflect. more detail