Choice, preference and occasions

This learning area supports pupil understanding about choice, preferences and occasions.

This learning area, which is one of the nine developed to support pupils with additional needs, supports pupil understanding about choice, preferences and occasions.

Key learning

  • People eat different food, drinks and meals according to the time of day, who they are, where they live, their culture, their personal preferences, and the meal occasion.
  • The type of food and drink people choose depends on their likes and dislikes.
  • There are many different festivals and events which are celebrated with food and drink.
  • All the senses are used for tasting food, helping people to make choices.

To support learning, the following is available:

  • an introductory guide, with activity ideas;
  • stimulus materials, recipes and worksheets.
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Choice, preferences and occasions introductory guide

An introductory guide to support pupils learning about choice, preference and occasions.

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Choice, preferences and occasions

A presentation around choice, preferences and occasions.

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Images of different meals

A stimulus presentation showing food and drink eaten at different meal times.

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Different people eat different food

A stimulus sheet of images showing different people eating different foods.

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Food around the world

A stimulus presentation around different food eaten throughout the world.

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Food I like and dislike

A worksheet around food liked and disliked.

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Smiley faces A4 sheets

A4 sheets to print to help pupils explain if they like or dislike a food or drink.

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Smiley faces cards

Cards for pupils to use to help explain if they like or dislike a food or drink.

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I have tried these foods

A worksheet around tasting food and showing what pupils think of it.

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Raita recipe

A recipe for raita adapted for pupils with additional needs.

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Quick and easy mince pies recipe

A recipe for mince pies adapted for pupils with additional needs.

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English muffin pizzas recipe

A recipe for English muffin pizzas adapted for pupils with additional needs.

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Using your senses

A stimulus presentation around the senses used when tasting food and drink.

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Tasting words

A worksheet around describing food and drink using simple tasting vocabulary.

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