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Lesson 2: Food: What the World Eats

Monday, March 07, 2011 | posted by Edward Branagan | 3 Comments

All humans need food to survive. There are foods we like and there are foods we dislike. Have you ever wondered what other people in the world eat? Have you ever wondered what other students eat? Let's explore.

Primary school students eating lunch at Mae Na Jan School in Thailand.

At Mae Na Jan school in Thailand, we eat many different types of food. Here are some pictures of what we eat.

Rice, hot dog, egg plant soup, and orange candy (Mae Na Jan School)

Hard-boiled eggs, potatoes, and meat (Huay Pung Mai)

These are some dishes that teachers eat at my school.

Teacher lunch: Fried fish, cucumber and tofu, chili sauce, and rice.

Water buffalo (eaten raw) and fried fish.

This is our cafeteria.

Canteen at Mae Na Jan

This is how we prepare our food.

3 students preparing food. (Huay Pung Mai School)

This is how we cook our food.

Student boiling rice (Huay Pung Mai School)

We have a few questions for you:
  1. What do you eat for lunch?
  2. Where do you eat?
  3. How do you prepare your food?
  4. Who prepares your food?
  5. Do you want to try any of our foods? If so, which ones?
  6. What foods are you afraid to eat?


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Blogger Maloney Elementary said...

This is a picture of our school Maloney Magnet in Waterbury, CT.

March 7, 2011 at 10:48 AM  
Blogger Maloney Elementary said...

This is what we ate for lunch at Maloney on Monday.

March 8, 2011 at 10:52 AM  
Blogger Maloney Elementary said...

1. At Maloney Magnet in Waterbury, CT we eat a variety of foods such as, Pizza, Turkey or Chicken Sandwiches, Popcorn Chicken, Mozzarella Sticks, and Pasta with meat sauce.

2. We eat in the cafetaria.

3 and 4. The lunch ladies prepare our food in the kitchen

5. We would like to try your fish, rice, boiled eggs and candy
6. We would be afraid to try the raw Water Buffalo

March 16, 2011 at 9:33 AM  

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