Food Notebook – Companion to Food Anatomy

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Could there be a tastier way to explore social studies than by learning about foods from other countries? Food Anatomy takes families on a trip around the world, studying fruits, vegetables, grains, meat, dairy, snacks, seasonings, drinks, and desserts.

The Food Notebook is a Notebook Companion™ to Food Anatomy, sold separately.

110 black & white pages

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Food Notebook - A Notebook Companion™ to Food Anatomy

Get ready to eat your way around the world! Start your adventure with the history of food and end with a world tour of what other countries call good eats. Who knew the best way to learn social studies is through your stomach? Food Anatomy will whisk you around the world to study fruits, vegetables, grains, meat, dairy, snacks, seasonings, drinks, and desserts.

Don’t forget to save room for The Food Notebook, a publisher-approved Notebook Companion™ to Food Anatomy by Julia Rothman, sold separately.

Food Anatomy is part of the popular Julia Rothman series by Storey Publishing. Get the most out of this tasty study with Food Notebook.

The Food Notebook follows along with the topics in Food Anatomy and includes written narration, places to sketch food and kitchen tools, labeling and diagramming, and more!

This is your student’s chance to have fun diagramming the “anatomy” of a banana split, learning about how coffee is processed, discovering kinds of snacks and meals you can eat in other countries, and much more!

Topics Covered in Food Anatomy

  • Chapter one: history of food, food terminology, place settings, kinds of forks and spoons, international cupboards, traditional ovens, stoves, refrigeration, fermentation
  • Chapter two: plant family, fruit facts, how flowers become fruit, produce, plant families, celery, obscure food items, tropical fruit, berries, common tree fruit terms, bananas, citrus fruit, salad greens, fungi, truffles, yams and sweet potatoes, beans, shelling, nuts, tofu
  • Chapter three: grains, corn, rice, bread, dough, baking, sandwiches, pasta types and making pasta, Asian noodle dishes, dumplings, pancakes
  • Chapter four: prime cuts, how to cook meats, charcuterie plates, sausage, butchery tools, meat dishes, food fish, filleting a fish, roe, fresh fish, clams, kinds of sushi, whole chickens, eggs (including egg lingo)
  • Chapter five: dairy, milk, dairy terms, how to make butter, buttermilk pancakes, cheese, making cheese, types of cheese, curds
  • Chapter six: snakes with funny names, French fries, hot dogs, meat on a stick, food trucks, street food, pizza, taqueria terminology
  • Chapter seven: spices and spice blends, sugar, olive oil, mustard, making vinegar, salt, pepper
  • Chapter eight: coffee, espresso, tea, brewing, carbonated drinks, fermented beverages, making wine, wine tasting, distillation, glassware, and more
  • Chapter nine: common cakes, cake making, ice cream, sundaes, cookies, chocolate, worldly treats, candy, candy shops, pasteries, pastry tools, pies, donuts, and other sweets

Like our other open & go curriculum, there is no prep-work involved – you simply grab your copy of the book and your Notebook Companion and work at your own pace.

We also have Notebook Companions™ for other volumes in the Julia Rothman Series. Click here to view them.

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Are you interested in seeing what the Notebooks look like inside? Check out these YouTube video walk-throughs and reviews by some homeschooling influencers.

This add-on notebooking journal is perfect for younger students who are not skilled writers or able to answer open-ended questions easily.

Flexible for use with all ages, this add-on collection follows along with the book and includes chapter coloring pages and a blank notebooking page for every section in Food Anatomy!

Students will enjoy being creative and drawing the in the box and writing whatever they want to – instead of being guided with questions and instructed to sketch specific things.

These notebooks are perfect for true written narration and summarizing learned material and a great addition to the full Notebook Companions. This collection is not sold separately and only available as an add-on.

For grades: K-12 | 137 pages | SAMPLE

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