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Food studies


Subject:     Food Technology                                                    Year Group: VG4





Unit 18: Food Preparation and Cooking at Home

  • Identify ways to store food safely
  • State why food needs to be stored safely
  • Select small equipment for preparation and cooking tasks for a given recipe
  • Follow instructions to prepare food for a given recipe
  • Follow instructions to cook food using an electric or gas cooker for a given recipe
  • Demonstrate safe and hygienic practice
  • Initiate cleaning of equipment used during cooking
  • Store equipment safely
  • Follow instructions to clean kitchen area







1.I can gather correct utensils when I need them.                                       

2. I can gather correct ingredients when I need them.                                             

3. I can choose correct equipment when I need them.                                            

4. I can decide with help what I will make.                                       

5. I can decide with help, how I will make.                                       

6. With help I can choose important ingredients (features) when I am making.     

7. I can describe what texture I am creating.                                    

8. I can identify a range of healthy foods.                                        

9. I can identify a range of junk foods.                                              

10. I can stop when I have finished making my product.                                         

11. Is familiar with similarities with cooking styles.                                      

12. Evaluation - With help I can say if I like, dislike the tastes




1. I can decide with little help what I will make.                                           

2. I can decide with little help, how I will make.                                           

3. With help I can say what ingredients went into my cooking.                                   

4. With help I can say what processes I used.                                               

5. I can use utensils with help when needed.                                   

6. I can follow instructions when making.                                        

7. I can start to describe what I want to do.                                     

8. I can start to describe what techniques I want to improve.                                     

9. I can start to explain what my food product will do when being made (e.g. cooked/baked/mixed).                                             

10. I listen to the teacher and make improvements when making                              

11. Evaluation ? with some help I can say if I like, dislike the ingredients (features) I was going to use.                                           

12. Evaluation ? I can say what I like about what I made.                                        



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