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Try for Five: Decomposing Numbers with the Food Pyramid
Fifth in a mini math unit, this lesson develops number sense by having your class compose and decompose numbers up to five by creating meals with items from the food pyramid. On paper plates, they draw or glue pictures of different foods from two groups (or more) making addends that create a larger number.
K - 2nd Math 27 Views 70 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Home Living/ Daily Living: Food Pyramid
What did you have for lunch? Did it contain all four food groups? Help your special education class make good food choices and recognize foods in each of the four food groups. They look at images and discuss the foods on the food pyramid and then sort food pictures by placing them on the correct level of the pyramid.
2nd - 8th Health 51 Views 99 Downloads
Students visit a Web site to play a game related to the food pyramid and sort foods using the categories of the food pyramid. They also create sets up to 10 and write numerals up to 10. This lesson makes a natural connection to the science of nutrition.
K - 2nd Health 10 Views 83 Downloads
Food Pyramid Relay Race
Students explore healthy eating habits by conducting a physical food challenge. In this food pyramid lesson plan, students identify the main concepts behind the food pyramid and what choices they should be making with their food intake. Students utilize the food pyramid as relay points as the class complete a relay race.
Pre-K - 2nd Science 3 Views 3 Downloads
Nutrition & You
Complete a unit on diet and nutrition with young learners. They will explore various websites, create a food pyramid, categorize foods into food groups, list the benefits of various types of foods, evaluate a fast food meal, and identify a myth about candy.
K - 3rd Health 31 Views 265 Downloads
Nutrition: A Thematic Unit
Young learners explore nutrition and the food groups in these two mini-lesson plan ideas. First, kindergarteners have a discussion about their health and how different foods contribute to it before making their own personal food pyramid. Then for homework, they bring in food labels and use them to make a 'plate' of healthy foods in correct proportions.
1st Visual & Performing Arts 24 Views 202 Downloads
Simple Keys and Nutrition
An inventive and engaging lesson on nutrition, food groups, and the food pyramid is here for you. In it, young dieticians learn about the basics of nutrition. They use the book, Frog and Toad are Friends, to help them foster discussion about healthy eating, and utilize a nifty worksheet embedded in the plan that helps them understand what food group certain foods belong in.
3rd Language Arts 14 Views 35 Downloads
Here is an engaging cross-curicular lesson which incorporates elements of language arts and heatlh. Groups of learners are assigned to one vowel sound. They work together to find pictures of food out of a booklet that have the long vowel sound that they were assigned.
2nd Health 4 Views 1 Download
Eating Right with a Little Help from the VT
Students determine food groups and design a balanced menu plan. In this food pyramid lesson, students use the VisualThesaurus to write a definition of each food group and find foods in each group, then use this information to plan create a balanced diet plan for one day.
3rd - 8th Health 5 Views 1 Download
La Comida y La Salud
Young scholars use food vocabulary to draw and label a food pyramid in the target language. They write a short paragraph comparing and contrasting healthy and unhealthy food choices in Latin American and the United States. Students present food pyramids by using the target language to share their like and dislikes.
6th - 8th Languages 3 Views 24 Downloads
Food Pyramid-Planning a Healthy Meal
Young scholars identify the five basic food groups. They use their knowledge of the food pyramid to plan a full meal that incorporates at least one serving of food from each group. Pupils classify their ingredients according to the food groups.
3rd - 6th Health 81 Views 234 Downloads
Food Pyramid Mobile
Third graders study the food pyramid. In this diet lesson, 3rd graders discuss healthy foods, food servings, and food groups. Students cut out a few pictures from magazines representing each food group and create a mobile of the food pyramid gluing each picture to its correct space on the pyramid.
3rd Health 6 Views 63 Downloads