each step of the process is read, have the students
work together as a class to compose a sentence which
summarizes the step. (Look at the How
Chocolate is Made Worksheet and guide the students
to use words similar to those on the worksheet.
Here are the sentences in the correct order for the
The fruit from a cacao tree is picked.
The cacao seeds are taken out of the fruit.
The seeds are fermented (meaning they sit for a few days covered with
The seeds are dried.
The seeds are roasted.
The seeds are cracked and sorted, which is called winnowing.
The bits of seeds are ground into a thick paste.
The paste is blended with other ingredients to make chocolate.)