Bread activity pack

This bread activity pack has been designed to support the teaching and learning around ‘bread’, its history, production and uses. Bread is a staple food that is eaten throughout the world and is used in schools as a context for learning.

Bread activity pack

This bread activity pack has been designed to support the teaching and learning around ‘bread’, its history, production and uses. Bread is a staple food that is eaten throughout the world and is used in schools as a context for learning.

This activity pack includes:

Click here for the Teacher's guide.

 

The history of bread making

This section looks at the history, traditions and modern production.

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Bread production presentation

A presentation on bread production.

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The history of bread presentation

A presentation on bread production.

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The history of bread cards

A card activity looking at the history of bread production.

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Bread jobs cards

A card activity looking at different jobs in bread production.

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A world without flour

This section looks at the dishes and recipes that could not be made without flour.

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A world with flour worksheet

A worksheet looking at different food containing flour.

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A world without flour worksheet

A worksheet looking at different food containing flour.

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Basic bread making

This section looks at the types of bread and the basic bread making steps.

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Baking bread steps presentation

A presentation looking at baking bread.

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Baking bread steps cards

A card activity looking at baking bread.

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What bread am I? cards

A card activity looking different bread.

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What is in my bread?

A worksheet looking the nutritional composition of bread.

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Bread traditions around the world

A presentation looking bread traditions around the world.

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Different types of flour presentation

A presentation looking at different types of flour.

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Our daily bread game

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Our daily bread game

A game looking at bread making.

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Our daily bread game rules

The rules of a game looking at bread making.

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Our daily bread game cards

The cards to support a game looking at bread making.

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Our daily bread game cards answers

The cards to support a game looking at bread making.

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Uses of dough for other dishes

This section looks at the uses of dough for other dishes.

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Uses of dough for other dishes

A presentation looking at uses of dough for other dishes.

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Using dough cards

A card activity looking at uses of dough for other dishes.

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Designing a dough dish

A worksheet looking at designing a meal using dough.

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Super sandwich session

This section looks at choosing ingredients for a sandwich.

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Super sandwich selector

A worksheet looking at making a sandwich.

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Super sandwich (primary)

A worksheet looking at making a sandwich.

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Super sandwich (secondary)

A worksheet looking at making a sandwich.

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What makes a good sandwich? worksheet

A worksheet looking at making a sandwich.

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Costing your own super sandwich worksheet

A worksheet looking at making a sandwich.

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Be a baker challenge

This section looks at being a baker.

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Jobs of a baker

A worksheet looking at the jobs of a baker.

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You are the baker

A worksheet looking at the jobs of a baker.

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Be a baker challenge

A worksheet looking at being a baker.

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Be a baker worksheet

A worksheet looking at being a baker.

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Let’s get cooking!

There’s a huge range of recipes on the Food – a fact of life website - https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/recipes/.

Recipes can be filtered by age, complexity, time, food skill, cooking method (e.g. baking) and food commodity (e.g. cereals, like flour).

Organise cooking sessions for your pupils, demonstrating how fibre can be increased. For example, why not bake different types of bread?

Resources to support learning around cooking are also available, including materials about different types of ingredients and equipment, as well as food hygiene and safety:

 

Explore wheat

Explore wheat production, milling and processing using the resources available on Food – a fact of life. For example, you could explore where wheat comes from to extend learning:

Teacher's Guide

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Bread activity pack - Teacher's guide

A teacher's guide for the bread activity pack.

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