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In this Food Pyramid learning exercise, 3rd graders study the make up and components of the food pyramid and the pyramids of the ancient Egyptians.  Students answer 10 true/false questions and complete a graphic organizer at the bottom of the page.
Fourth graders plan a variety of nutritional meals using the USDA's Food Guide Pyramid as a reference and analyze food labels to plan their meals. They examine and discuss the Food Pyramid, and create dichotomous keys separating food into groups.
In this food pyramid worksheet, students keep a journal of what they eat for a week, place the foods in one of the five categories in the chart, and compare what they eat to the food pyramid. Students then answer the questions by comparing and finding the ratios for their food versus the food pyramid.
In this recognizing the food pyramid learning exercise, learners identify, cut, and paste pictures of foods in the correct spaces on the healthy food pyramid. Students provide 6 answers.
In this food pyramid activity sheet, students are given geometric shapes with the words of food groups. They are asked to cut and paste drawings of foods, and then to assemble it all into a completed food pyramid puzzle.
In this vocabulary worksheet, students read a passage about the food pyramid and then answer 8 multiple choice comprehension questions.
In this food pyramid worksheet, students play a game according to the food pyramid. Students roll dice and get either a food or exercise card, and place it in the appropriate spot on the food pyramid.
For this reading comprehension worksheet, students read a one page text about the food pyramid. Students then complete 8 sentences with the correct words from 2 choices.
In this food pyramid worksheet, students drag the foods to the correct place in the food pyramid. Students drag 19 foods to the correct spots.
Fourth graders study the food pyramid and photograph food choices from their school to create a healthy meal guide. In this food choices lesson, 4th graders study the food pyramid, photograph healthy food choices at their cafeteria, and then categorize the food items using the SmartBoard. Students graph information about the students' food choices.
In this food pyramid dinner, students plan a meal using the food pyramid, do the shopping and cooking (with help), and keep track of the servings of each food group.
Learners investigate patterns in the Food Pyramid.  In this patterns in the Food Pyramid instructional activity, students sort food into different food groups.  Learners make patterns with food from different food groups.  Students discuss the number of food items needed to complete a set.
Students review the concept of the food pyramid that has been taught by the classroom teacher. They have a classroom discussion of the food pyramid; understanding the importance of a healthy diet. Students create an original food pyramid.
First graders examine the different levels of the food pyramid and plan a healthy meal. They discuss the food pyramid and read about nutrition using a variety of resources. Using Kidspiration computer software, they plan a well-balanced meal using the Kidspiration graphic tools.
Students examine the importance of eating a healthy balanced diet. They read and discuss an article about the Food Guide Pyramid, and construct a Food Pyramid Abacus.
Students use pictures from magazines to make charts showing examples of food from the different food groups. They record the foods they eat over a day, categorize the foods into the five food groups, and compare to the suggested food intake given on the food pyramid. Students end the lesson with a cooking day at school, using healthy food from the food pyramid.
Students discuss how their daily diets fit into the dietary guidelines set out by the food pyramid. They write a paragraph describing good health habits and identify areas where their personal diet can be improved.
Students and teacher have a discussion about the food pyramid and the importance of selecting appropriate items from each category to fulfill the daily intake. They discuss what different kinds of snacks can be made.
Students show their knowledge of properties of objects as it pertains to sorting and creating patterns. In this food pyramid power lesson, students show their ability to use whole numbers in different representations by appling strategies for addition and subtraction in order to solve single and double-digit addition and subtraction problems.
Third graders examine healthy eating habits by identifying the food pyramid.  In this personal health activity, 3rd graders discuss their own eating habits and how there should be a variety of foods in all diets.  Students research an individual food group and write descriptively about it..

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