Itemized Grocery List Store ___________________________ Item/Brand Cost per Item Quantity Needed Total Cost \ \ Subtotal: _______ Sales Tax: _______ Total Sale: _______ Based on your given budget of $ _____________, how much money would you have left after your purchase? ________________________________________________________________________ Itemized Grocery List Checklist The name of the grocery store is on each itemized grocery list. All necessary items are listed on the itemized grocery list. A brand name is listed beside each needed item on the list. The price for per each item is listed. The quantity needed of each item is specified on the list. A total amount, (quality x quantity) for each item has been calculated. An accurate subtotal has been included on the grocery list. An accurate amount of sales tax has been included on the list. An accurate sales total has been included on the list. The amount of money remaining from the assigned budget has been accurately calculated and included. _______ (10) _______ (10) _______ (10) _______ (10) _______ (10) _______ (10) _______ (10) _______ (10) _______ (10) _______ (10) Total Points ______ /100 Reflective Writing: Planning a Thanksgiving Dinner CATEGORY Adding Personality (Voice) 4 The writer seems to be writing from knowledge or experience. The author has taken the ideas and made them "his own." All sentences are well-constructed with varied structure. 3 The writer seems to be drawing on knowledge or experience, but there is some lack of ownership of the topic. 2 The writer relates some of his own knowledge or experience, but it adds nothing to the discussion of the topic. Most sentences are well-constructed but have a similar structure. 1 The writer has not tried to transform the information in a personal way. The ideas and the way they are expressed seem to belong to someone else. Sentences lack structure and appear incomplete or rambling. Sentence Structure (Sentence Fluency) Most sentences are well-constructed with varied structure. Word Choice Writer uses vivid words and phrases that linger or draw pictures in the reader's mind, and the choice and placement of the words seems accurate, natural and not forced. Writer uses vivid words and phrases that linger or draw pictures in the reader's mind, but occasionally the words are used inaccurately or seem overdone. Writer uses words that communicate clearly, but the writing lacks variety, punch or flair. Writer uses a limited vocabulary that does not communicate strongly or capture the reader's interest. Jargon or clichés may be present and detract from the meaning. The main idea is not clear. There is a seemingly random collection of information. Focus on Topic (Content) There is one clear, Main idea is clear but well-focused topic. the supporting Main idea stands information is general. out and is supported by detailed information. All sentences sound natural and are easy-on-the-ear when read aloud. Each sentence is clear and has an obvious emphasis. Details are placed in a logical order and the way they are presented effectively keeps the interest of the reader. Writer makes no errors in grammar or spelling that distracts the reader from the content. Almost all sentences sound natural and are easy-on-the-ear when read aloud, but 1 or 2 are stiff and awkward or difficult to understand. Details are placed in a logical order, but the way in which they are presented/introduced sometimes makes the writing less interesting. Writer makes 1-2 errors in grammar or spelling that distract the reader from the content. Main idea is somewhat clear but there is a need for more supporting information. Flow & Rhythm (Sentence Fluency) Most sentences sound natural and are easy-on-the-ear when read aloud, but several are stiff and awkward or are difficult to understand. Some details are not in a logical or expected order, and this distracts the reader. The sentences are difficult to read aloud because they sound awkward, are distractingly repetitive, or difficult to understand. Many details are not in a logical or expected order. There is little sense that the writing is organized. Writer makes more than 4 errors in grammar or spelling that distracts the reader from the content. Sequencing (Organization) Grammar & Spelling (Conventions) Writer makes 3-4 errors in grammar or spelling that distract the reader from the content. Planning a Thanksgiving Dinner: Reflection Questions These questions/statements can be used to help organize, and write your reflection about your experience on planning a Thanksgiving dinner based on an assigned budget. 1. I understood the problem that was presented to me at the beginning of the unit. Yes No 2. I was able to determine the ingredients needed to prepare the menu, as well as the quantity of each item needed. Yes No 3. I was able to identify and list the brand of each necessary item from each store that that advertised the lowest cost. Yes No 4. I created my itemized grocery list successfully. Yes No 5. What was the hardest part of creating your itemized grocery list? 6. My lists worked the first time I created and calculated them. Yes No 7. If your itemized grocery list didn’t work the first time, how did you change it? 8. What was your favorite part of this activity? 9. What did you learn about writing a shopping list? 10. What did you learn about staying within a budget?