What we know about the grain group
by Aami, Ashton, Aaron, and Azalea
Grains are grass seeds. When we choose grains we want to eat whole grains. They have all three parts of the seed, so they have the most nutrients in them. One nutrient in grains is carbohydrates. They give use energy to play all day. Grains also give us fiber to digest our food.
List of foods in the grain group
Rice, oatmeal, bread, wild rice, bagel, bun, muffin, wheat, whole grains, and crackers.
Local Food - Community Expert
by Dexter, Noah, Aami, and Sabin
To learn more about the grains group, we met with three community experts. We visited Adam, the baker, at Concordia Language Villages. We also met with two people who know a lot about wild rice. Annette Drewes, a wild rice expert, visited our class. Krystal Story, a wild rice producer, also visited our classroom. To learn all about wild rice, click on the button below.
To learn more about baking using grains, the first grade crews went to visit Adam, the baker at Concordia Language Village. Adam showed us a big mixer machine that he uses make dough. He uses another machine to form the baguettes. At the end of the visit, Adam gave us each a cookie.