Food Pyramid Essay

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Food Pyramid Grade: 2nd Subject: Science Topic: Food Pyramid & Nutrition Objectives: Students will learn about eating healthy using the food pyramid as a guide. Keywords: Food Pyramid Nutrition Art Materials Needed: • Poster of Food Pyramid • Grocery store ads • Construction paper • Scissors • Glue Stick Introduction: Discuss with students the Food Pyramid and what it consists of showing them a visual. Ask questions throughout to check for comprehension. Guided Practice: Have students help you create a balanced meal plan using the food pyramid. Independent Practice: Students will create a meal plan using grocery ads and finding food that follow the food pyramid. Have the students cut out their favorite foods from newspapers and magazines. Then let them write about their choices to show they understand each group's contents. They could also list things that are made from that product or other things made from the same basic contents. Students could also just cut out the names of products they like and have them draw the pictures on light colored construction paper for placemats. Groups: You can also have students work together in groups. Give each food group to a small group of kids and have them hunt together for food items in that group. They can then glue their selections on bulletin board paper and label them. That lets them make a bulletin board and all you have to do is supply the paper. Closure: Check for understanding by making sure that lesson objectives have been met. Have students share their meal
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