THEME: FOOD AND NUTRITION
TOPIC: Meal Service and Entertainment
- By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and be able to:
- identify and state the various types of meal service;
- Discuss the importance of meal service;
- state and practice good eating habits;
- mention ways of receiving and entertaining guest.
- The pupils are required to already have learned
- major meal of the day I
- meal of the day II
- special dishes and drinks
- cooking tradition dishes and drinks
- The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of table cloth, place mats, cutlery, small flowers vase, serving dishes and drinks, trays, etc.
METHOD OF TEACHING
- Questions and answers
- Scheme of Work
- 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
- Course Book
- All Relevant Materials
- Online Materials
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CONTENT OF THE LESSON
Meal service is a meal served at any regular occasion such as breakfast, lunch and dinner.
TYPES OF MEAL SERVICE
- Kitchen service –
- Tray service – meals are arranged in tray. This is mostly used in serving patients (at the hospital) or send meals to the service room.
- Table service – meals are served by waiter or waitress as the diner sits and relax at table.
IMPORTANCE OF MEAL SERVICE
- It saves you money.
- It is healthier food.
- It adds variety to your diets.
- It determines values for guest.
- Guest pay more for quality service.
MATERIALS REQUIRED FOR MEAL SERVICE
- Table cloth
- Place mats
- Small flower vase
- Serving dishes and drinks
- Water and wine glasses
- Natural flowers
- To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:
- To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;
- Prepares for practical work;
- Pupil’s Activities – Discuss and enumerate the type of meal service used in their home, Discuss and list materials required for meal services.
- Pupil’s Notes – Write short notes written by the teacher.
- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson – meal service and entertainment II.
- mention two types of meal service;
- list 4 items that are important for table service.