Vegetable Teacher Resources

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In these vegetable group worksheets, students learn the serving amounts for vegetables. Students may cut out the pictures to match the servings.
Second graders participate in activities that focus on the vegetable food group.
Students study the fruit and vegetable groups. They investigate how fruits and vegetables contribute to health and nutrition.
For this vegetable word scramble worksheet, students unscramble a set of 20 names of vegetables. A reference website for additional resources is given. 
Learners investigate the fruit and vegetable group. In this nutrition lesson, students use the Food Guide Pyramid to identify foods in the fruit and vegetable group. Learners discuss kinds of fruits and vegetables and plan to grow a school vegetable garden.
Students create a model of the USDA's Food Pyramid Guide, using shoe boxes. They bring an assortment of shoe boxes from home. Students are given a copy of the "Food Guide Pyramid." They wrap boxes for the bread group in white, the vegetable group in green, the meat group in red, the milk group in yellow and the fruit group in purple.
Students identify foods that belong in each group on the food guide pyramid. They discuss how TV and peers may negatively influence eating habits.
Second graders read a story about Little D, a baby dragon, and how he interacts with the five food groups. They color, chant, pantomime, and discuss food groups after reading the story. They also consider causes and effects as they make their own poster.
If you are teaching a unit on healthy eating, planting vegetables, or the food groups you'll love this resource. There are six brightly colored, full-page images of various vegetables for you to use.
  • Use to define or identify class table groups
  • Print out and post around the room
Students consider how food is converted to energy. In this science lesson plan, students explore the importance of eating properly with a balanced diet as they study 4 food groups.
Second graders participate in activities focusing on the fruit group and rhyming words.
Students activate their knowledge of the food guide pyramid and the basic food groups in order to plan nutritious meals. They collect a handful of food images from magazines and glue them to the appropriate plates.
Second graders use mini-books, posters, songs, trading cards and sorting activities to explore the five food groups needed for health: vegetables, fruits, grains, milk and meat. They discuss why good nutrition is important.
Second graders participate in activities focusing on the grain group and food prices.
Fourth graders discuss how they eat when they travel. They resequence a letter that has been separated into pieces. They read the letter aloud, discuss the foods eaten by the writer and analyze whether she ate the right amount of food from the 5 food groups.
Fourth graders review their knowledge of the 5 food groups, using mini-posters and worksheets provided. Then they read a clever story filled with poems to read aloud, which reinforce the different foods in the food groups and their benefits.
Fourth graders review their knowledge of the food groups and their benefits. They make comparison flash cards with different foods and their benefits, sharing them in creative ways. Finally, they work in groups to solved case studies related to health.
Students discuss food groups and combination foods, and solve riddle story.
Students identify the importance of eating fruits and vegetables. In this nutrition lesson, students view a picture of the food pyramid and identify where to find fruits and vegetables. Students listen to a music piece about fruits and vegetables.
Enhance a reading of the Caldecott Medal-winning children's book Joseph had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback with this collection of learning activities. Starting with general background information about the book and author, this resource goes on to provide reading comprehension questions and key vocabulary to address while reading the story. A list of cross-curricular activities is also included that range from learning about barnyard birds and researching life in Poland, to listening to Yiddish folk songs. This great resource would make a nice addition to a literature unit on folk tales in the primary grades.

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