Food pyramid Teacher Resources
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Life Science: My Pyramid
Students examine how the school food program compares to the food pyramid recommendations. In this food pyramid lesson, students compile data regarding the food choices available in the school through the lunch program and vending machines, then analyze how this meets the recommendations set forth by the USDA in the food pyramid.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 22 Downloads
Food Choice in our Everyday Lives
Students focus on the foods they encounter in their everyday lives and how these foods relate to the food pyramid. They recognize food vocabulary in the target language and write a school menu making healthy choices from the pyramid.
3rd - 5th Health 9 Views 36 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 24 Views 260 Downloads
FOOD FOR THE ANCESTORS
Young scholars identify the foods associated with the "Days of the Dead Celebration." They compare and contrast these foods to the foods associated with American celebrations and become familiar with the foods of Mexico and their relationship to the USDA Food Pyramid.
5th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 24 Downloads
Healthy Writing: Keeping Food Journals
Students keep food journals for one week. In this health lesson, students are instructed to write down everything a student eats and drinks for five days. After this time, students complete an activity in which they analyze their diet against the Food Pyramid.
9th - 12th Health 5 Views 32 Downloads
Students explore food and grocery stores. In this lesson on foods, students are introduced to the food pyramid and healthy eating through a variety of center activities. Students have to opportunity to role-play working at a grocery store.
Pre-K Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 75 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 15 Views 198 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 12 Views 32 Downloads
La Comida y La Salud
Learners 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
Who Is Eating Healthy?
Second graders list the six food groups of the food pyramid and give an example for each. They discuss each food group and determine which food goes in each group. They examine the suggested daily servings for each food group and view a PowerPoint show.
2nd 21st Century Skills 3 Views 0 Downloads