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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.
Young scholars record two consecutive days of food intake. They identify which nutrients are below 70%. They compare diet composition between protein, fats, and carbohydrates. They evaluate fat in the diet to fall below the American Cancer Society recommendation of less than 30%.
Learners discuss squirrels and their presence in the world. In this squirrel lesson plan, students read books, sing songs, and make crafts while learning about squirrels and other woodland creatures. Learners also practice the letter S, the number 4, the heart shape, and the color red during rotating centers.
Students investigate where food comes from by observing fresh produce. In this agricultural lesson, students read the book In My Garden, and discuss what makes a healthy diet and where healthy foods can be found. Students identify real fruits and vegetables in their school and perform a sing along based on In My Garden.