Special Needs Diets Research


This is a multi-day project based lesson; part 2 of a project based on food allergies, preferences and intolerances as they relate to food service and hospitality.


Lesson 2 will challenge students to research and create a presentation.  It opens with a humorous hook on credible sources for their research.  Make sure you have either ChromeBooks reserved in the library or have access to technology to initiate this lesson.  

Lesson Times

Research and Presentation Directions
30 Minutes
Check for understanding and sharing links to work-cited tools
10 Minutes
Research and building a multi-media presentation
180 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation

Standards and Objectives


California English Common Core Standards (2)
California's 2013 CTE Standards (2)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Students will be able to find credible research sources for their food allergy or intolerance.
  • Students will be able to make a media presentation for presenting their food allergy or intolerance topic
  • Students will state possible points of food cross contamination associated with the food allergy or intolerance and any other food safety precaution.

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