# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Nutrition and Wellness Task 107132976

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Select and use food-preparation utensils and equipment.

Definition

Use should involve
  • listing common food-preparation utensils and equipment
  • stating criteria for the selection of common utensils and equipment
  • describing the function and use of the utensils and equipment
  • comparing the utensils and equipment with respect to cost, time utilization, ease of operation, safety, storage, maintenance needs, and energy efficiency and other environmental concerns
  • selecting the utensils or equipment appropriate for specific food-preparation tasks cleaning and maintaining the utensils and equipment.

Process/Skill Questions

Thinking
  • Which comparison factors (cost, time utilization, ease of operation, safety, storage, maintenance needs, and energy efficiency and other environmental concerns) for utensils and equipment are most important to you? To your family? Why?
  • What additional factors might you consider, for example, style, color, size, manufacturer’s reputation, advertised features, ease of operation? Why?
  • What may be the consequences of purchasing kitchen utensils and equipment without research and comparison?
  • What is the difference between “cleaned” and “sanitized”? How do these terms apply to food-preparation utensils and equipment?
  • Why should we be knowledgeable about the wide range of utensils and equipment available?
  • What should be considered when selecting the "right tool for the job" in food preparation?
Communication
  • What cost factors must be considered when purchasing equipment and utensils? How can communication and research skills help you to pay less for a piece of equipment?
  • What communication skills can we use to compare small appliances?
  • How can we teach others to use, clean, and maintain food-preparation utensils and equipment?
  • How might the small appliances we own influence our food choices?
Leadership
  • Why do you think a certain brand of dishwasher, for example, has a reputation for durability? How could you find out if the reputation is justified?
  • How much consideration would you give to replacing an older appliance if technology had significantly improved the efficiency of newer models?
  • What leadership skills can help us determine the benefits of owning and using a specific small appliance for food preparation?
  • What environmental concerns might prompt us to use a small appliance rather than a large piece of kitchen equipment that performs the same function?
Management
  • What information do we need to compare food-preparation equipment? What sources of information are reliable? What steps should we take to compare food-preparation equipment?
  • How can small appliances help us manage meal preparation more efficiently?
  • What management skills can help us select and use food-preparation utensils and equipment?

Related Standards of Learning

English

9.6

The student will write in a variety of forms to include expository, persuasive, reflective, and analytic with an emphasis on persuasion and analysis.
  1. Engage in writing as a recursive process.
  2. Plan, organize, and write for a variety of audiences and purposes.
  3. Objectively introduce and develop topics, incorporating evidence and maintaining an organized structure and a formal style.
  4. Blend multiple forms of writing including embedding a narrative to produce effective essays.
  5. Communicate clearly the purpose of the writing using a thesis statement.
  6. Compose a thesis for persuasive writing that advocates a position.
  7. Clearly state and defend a position using reasons and evidence from credible sources as support.
  8. Identify counterclaims and provide counter - arguments.
  9. Determine the best kind of evidence to use for a claim, and effectively use fact and opinion to support a position.
  10. Use textual evidence to compare and contrast multiple texts.
  11. Arrange paragraphs in a logical progression, using transitions between paragraphs and ideas.
  12. Revise writing for clarity of content, accuracy, and depth of information.

9.7

The student will self- and peer-edit writing for capitalization, punctuation, spelling, sentence structure, paragraphing, and Standard English.
  1. Use parallel structure across sentences and paragraphs.
  2. Use appositives, main clauses, and subordinate clauses.
  3. Use commas and semicolons to distinguish and divide main and subordinate clauses.
  4. Distinguish between active and passive voice.
  5. Use a variety of sentence structures to infuse sentence variety in writing.

10.6

The student will write in a variety of forms to include persuasive, reflective, interpretive, and analytic with an emphasis on persuasion and analysis.
  1. Engage in writing as a recursive process.
  2. Plan and organize writing to address a specific audience and purpose.
  3. Adjust writing content, technique, and voice for a variety of audiences and purposes.
  4. Communicate clearly the purpose of the writing using a thesis statement.
  5. Objectively introduce and develop topics, incorporating evidence and maintaining an organized structure and a formal style.
  6. Compose a thesis statement for persuasive writing that advocates a position.
  7. Clearly state and defend a position using reasons and sufficient evidence from credible sources as support.
  8. Identify counterclaims and provide counter - arguments.
  9. Show relationships among claims, reasons, and evidence and include a conclusion that follows logically from the information presented.
  10. Blend multiple forms of writing including embedding a narrative to produce effective essays.
  11. Elaborate ideas clearly through word choice.
  12. Use textual evidence to compare and contrast multiple texts.
  13. Revise writing for clarity of content, accuracy, and depth of information.
  14. Write and revise to a standard acceptable both in the workplace and in postsecondary education.

10.7

The student will self- and peer-edit writing for capitalization, punctuation, spelling, sentence structure, paragraphing, and Standard English.
  1. Use parallel structure across sentences and paragraphs.
  2. Use complex sentence structure to infuse sentence variety in writing.
  3. Distinguish between active and passive voice.
  4. Use colons correctly.
  5. Analyze the writing of others and suggest how writing might be improved.

11.6

The student will write in a variety of forms, to include persuasive/argumentative, reflective, interpretive, and analytic with an emphasis on persuasion/argumentation.
  1. Apply components of a recursive writing process for multiple purposes to create a focused, organized, and coherent piece of writing to address a specific audience and purpose.
  2. Produce arguments in writing developing a thesis that demonstrates knowledgeable judgments, addresses counterclaims, and provides effective conclusions.
  3. Organize claims, counterclaims, and evidence in a sustained and logical sequence.
  4. Adapt evidence, vocabulary, voice, and tone to audience, purpose, and situation.
  5. Use words, phrases, clauses, and varied syntax to create a cohesive argument.
  6. Blend multiple forms of writing including embedding narratives to produce effective essays.
  7. Revise writing for clarity of content, accuracy and depth of information.
  8. Write and revise to a standard acceptable both in the workplace and in postsecondary education.

11.7

The student will self- and peer-edit writing for capitalization, punctuation, spelling, sentence structure, paragraphing, and Standard English.
  1. Use complex sentence structure to infuse sentence variety in writing.
  2. Use verbals and verbal phrases correctly to achieve sentence conciseness and variety.
  3. Distinguish between active and passive voice.

12.6

The student will write in a variety of forms to include persuasive/argumentative reflective, interpretive, and analytic with an emphasis on persuasion/argumentation.
  1. Apply components of a recursive writing process for multiple purposes to create a focused, organized, and coherent piece of writing to address a specific audience and purpose.
  2. Produce arguments in writing that develop a thesis to demonstrate knowledgeable judgments, address counterclaims, and provide effective conclusions.
  3. Use a variety of rhetorical strategies to clarify and defend a position organizing claims, counterclaims, and evidence in a sustained and logical sequence.
  4. Blend multiple forms of writing including embedding a narrative to produce effective essays.
  5. Adapt evidence, vocabulary, voice, and tone to audience, purpose, and situation.
  6. Use words, phrases, clauses, and varied syntax to connect all parts of the argument creating cohesion from the information presented.
  7. Revise writing for clarity of content, depth of information, and technique of presentation.
  8. Write and revise to a standard acceptable both in the workplace and in postsecondary education.
  9. Write to clearly describe personal qualifications for potential occupational or educational opportunities.

12.7

The student will self- and peer-edit writing for Standard English.
  1. Use complex sentence structure to infuse sentence variety in writing.
  2. Edit, proofread, and prepare writing for intended audience and purpose.
  3. Use a style manual, such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA), to apply rules for punctuation and formatting of direct quotations.

Other Related Standards

FCCLA National Programs

A Better You

 

Families Today

 

Family Ties

 

Spending

 

FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)

Check the national website for Skill Events

 

Check the national website for online events

 

Culinary Arts

 

Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation

 

Illustrated Talk

 

National Programs in Action

 

National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education

14.3.3

Demonstrate ability to select, store, prepare, and serve nutritious, aesthetically pleasing food and food product.

14.5.3

Analyze the effects of technological advances on selection, preparation and home storage of food.