An inquiry project where students get the opportunity to design their own restaurant.
Welcome to Frida’s Fiesta, the world’s greatest Mexican-style restaurant.
This teaching resource is an inquiry project that gives students the opportunity to design their own restaurant. Students will need to include ideas around design, profit, opening hours, menu and logos.
Students will get to choose their restaurants
This project is recommended to be completed prior to completing other Frida’s Fiesta projects and activities to get a background knowledge of the stimulus. Check out the other projects and activities in the Frida’s Fiesta Resource Collection.
Australian Curriculum alignment
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