Lesson: Restaurant Review 5: The Secret Life of the Food Critic
Food critics are a lot like spies. They go undercover — sometimes wearing disguises to keep from being recognized — and collect information to deliver to their bosses (in this case, the public). Students generally have lots of questions about the job — for instance, how does one go about not getting fat on the job? This lesson give students some insight into what life is like under all that make-up.
1. To increase student understanding of the food criticism and the life of a food critic
2. To help students glean insight into the task they’re about to take on
1. Access to the following articles:
The readings for this lesson may be assigned as homework, and the Discussion questions noted above could also be assigned for a written homework response.
Connections to Standards:
1. As interesting as these articles are, they describe the lives of some high-end food critics with whom your students may not relate. You may have access to your own texts that might be more appropriate for your audience.
Time needed to teach:
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