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Term 4 dinner for 8

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  • 1. Dinner for Eight WEEK 1 WEEK 2 WEEK 3 WEEK 5 WEEK 6 WEEK 7 WEEK 4 Year Six Homework Term 4 2010
  • 2. Dinner for Eight
    • WEEK 1 : Introduction
    • Your task is to plan a dinner party for eight people – yourself and seven guests. You may chose the guest you wish to invite.
    • The guests must come from at least 3 different groups from the following list .
    • Family, Friends, Music and film, Sport, Heroes, Leaders, Literature, Business and Teachers.
    • You must produce a Power Point page with a portrait of each guest, including their name and a brief statement on why you invited them.
    • When you have selected your guest, consider carefully what their special dietary requirements are. For example, some religious faiths forbid followers to eat certain foods.
  • 3.
    • Plan a dinner party menu for eight people to include:
    • Pre dinner nibbles
    • Entrée/Soup
    • Main Course
    • Dessert
    • Drinks (This is an alcohol free dinner party)
    • Tea/Coffee
    • To do this you will need to:
    • Select appropriate recipes
    • Calculate quantities of ingredients to feed eight
    • Plan for items such as serviettes etc.
    • Use Word, Publisher or PowerPoint to publish your menu and recipes.
    • http://recipefinde r .ninemsn.com.au/default.aspx
    WEEK 2: Plan the Menu
  • 4. WEEKS 3 & 4: Shop on Line
    • You must shop online for your dinner party ingredients. Your budget is $250. Use both Safeway and Coles Online shopping websites to find prices. You must compare prices in order to save yourself money.
    • Your first task is to prepare a shopping list for each course- example
    • a main course shopping list, a desert shopping list, etc. Use excel
    • to prepare your list.
    • Your spreadsheet will need six columns - they are:
    • Item Quantity
    • Unit Cost (Coles) Total Cost (Coles)
    • Unit Cost (Safeway) Total Cost (Safeway)
    • Your spreadsheet must be included in your final presentation.
  • 5. WEEKS 3 & 4 Cont: Shop Online
    • You need to calculate a subtotal for each
    • component of the menu, as well as an overall
    • cost for your dinner party.
    • Use the Chart Wizard of excel to create a Pie
    • Graph showing the percentage cost of each
    • course of the dinner party.
    • Use either Word, Publisher or PowerPoint to
    • present a visual display of the items you are
    • purchasing and cost details.
  • 6. WEEK 5: Prepare a Timeline
    • Your task is to present a timetable for your preparation
    • of the dinner courses on the day of the event.
    • For example, at what times would you begin peeling
    • potatoes, when you make the dessert, and when would
    • you put the roast in the oven? What time would each
    • course be served?
    • Use Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Paint to show dinner
    • party timetable.
    • Consider how you will show this – running sheet, timeline,
    • table etc. Use your imagination!
  • 7. Week 6: Putting it All Together
    • Your task is to be creative and add flair to your
    • dinner party presentation. This will allow you to
    • create one or more documents which highlight:
        • Your guest list
        • The menu
        • The recipes
        • Shopping list – quantities and prices
        • Extras – eg. invitation
  • 8. Week 7: Show and Tell
    • This week we will view each others’ dinner
    • party presentations and enjoy them.
    • At the completion of the session you must
    • Email all documents you have been asked
    • to complete to your teacher so it can be
    • assessed.
  • 9. Useful Websites
    • Recipe Finder
    • http://recipefinder.ninemsn.com.au/default.aspx
    • Online Conversation
    • (if your recipes are not in metric format)
    • http://www.onlineconversion.com/
    • Coles Online
    • http://www.colesonline.com.au
    • Safeway Online
    • http://www.woolworths.com.au