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Food Servings Teacher Resources
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Students explore the fast food industry. In this fast food instructional activity, students research fast food restaurants and the food served. Students create a tri-fold handout to explain the history of fast food and types of food served. Students deliver an oral presentation on the information learned.
Students create a scale model of a cafeteria. In this scale lesson, groups improve their actual school cafeteria layout by taking measurements of the structure and redesigning furniture and food serving lines. They create a scale drawing and then a scale model. Extension activities, a teacher reflection, and rubric are included.
First through fourth graders read the November 2008 issue of Spider Magazine. Pupils participate in post-reading activities such as analyzing words, contributing to discussions, and evaluating what they have read. Visualization exercises along with high-imagery stories help motivate learners. They can practice vocabulary and description, make inferences, and connect events in the stories to their lives. Plenty of great strategies are outlined here for best practice.
Young historians develop an understanding of historical events from different perspectives while practicing reading comprehension and creative writing. They access the Internet to explore information on the Mayflower, Pilgrims, and the first Thanksgiving. How does the event's description change depending on whose perspective it comes from?
Designed originally for higher education, this PowerPoint could also be used to introduce your high schoolers to the semicolon, colon, and comma splice. The texts do not contain pictures or graphics; instead, they present information in an organized, bullet-point template.
Students research to find the correct servings for each of the food groups. In this healthy eating lesson, students understand the importance of shopping habits in getting healthy. Students access the healthy fridge site to get tips for their families. Students determine the cost of a healthy snack as compared to other snacks.