Author:
Deanna
Subject:
Family and Consumer Sciences Education
Material Type:
Lesson
Level:
Middle School
Tags:
Lesson Plan, utah-mac-lesson
License:
Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
Language:
English
Media Formats:
Text/HTML

Food Face Off

Food Face Off

Overview

This lesson uses entreprenurial skills to create an in demand food business based on student data.

This lesson can be used as a part of many different units or projects to help sutdents conduct market research to guide their decision making.

This lesson takes aproximately 1/2 class period (40 minutes).

Summary

This lesson uses entreprenurial skills to create an in demand food business based on student data.

This lesson can be used as a part of many different units or projects to help sutdents conduct market research to guide their decision making.

  • Time frame: This lesson takes aproximately 1/2 class period (40 minutes).
  • Format Face to Face
  • Author: Deanna Wilson

 

Background for Teachers

 

  • To teach this lesson, you will need an understanding of market reasearch, and either 'numbers' 'googlesheets' or 'excel'

This lesson uses Utah standars for FCS Exploration Strand 4 Standard 2.2 Conduct and analyze a market survey. 

Step 1 - Goals and Outcomes

Step 1 Goals and Outcomes

 

Learning Intentions:

  • Students will be able to collect and analyze market data

Success Criteria:

  • Students will conduct a market survey to determine the best food to sell in a food truck.

 

Step 2 - Planning Instruction

Step 2 Planning Instruction

Student Background Knowledge

  • Prior to this lesson, students will need to have an understanding of foods commonly sold in food trucks, working 'numbers', 'googlesheets' or 'excel'

Strategies for Diverse Learners

Consider meeting the needs of diverse learners by: organizing groups purposfully, giving students a list of options of food truck items, requireing more or less data from students.

Step 3 - Instruction

Step 3 Instruction

Before class write the success criteria on the board:

Bell question/Starter: What is the best food truck you have ever been to? If you haven't been to many food trucks what do you think would make the best food truck?

  • Strategy: Think, pair, share

Introduction: Today we will be collecting data to inform our decision of what products to create for our mock food trucks.

Task 1: As a group complete the brainstorming and market survey worksheet.

Worksheet attached

Task 2: Organize your data as a chart and graph on 'numbers' 'excel' or 'googlesheets'. Use your data to choose what item you will create for our mock food trucks.

Example Attached

Task 3: Present your findings to your teacher. Present your chosen product and show the data that supports why that product should be chosen.

Step 4 - Assessments

Step 4 Assessments

Students will be assessed based off of Task 3: Present your findings to your teacher. Present your chosen product and show the data that supports why that product should be chosen.

 

Presentation rubric:

Category

Not proficient

Proficient

Conducting market research

Survey data was made up or incomplete

Data was accurate and complete

Using market research

Students did not use the data to justify their decision

Students used market research data to justify their decision