Enduring Understandings
Essential Questions
  1. Healthy eating habits can help a person grow and live longer.
  2. Each nutrient provides a different building block that the body needs to be healthy.
  3. Eating a variety of foods helps the body grow and stay healthy.
1. How can I find balance in my diet?

How can I make better choices to get better value/more nutrients from my foods?

How can I be sure that I am getting all of the nutrients I need in my daily diet?
Lesson #1:
Read pages B38 - B42 "Getting the nutrients your body needs"
-Food Guide Pyramid poster for visual aid, class discussion & review of past years
Getting the Nutrients your body needs worksheet
-Matching nutrient to it's definition/description
Lessons #2-#3
-Begin designing "superfood" in pairs
planning worksheet with directions, rubric, name of food and nutrient
-Create Smartboard slide per group with bowl or dish
-create handout with clip art
-planning sheet has graphic of bowl or plate
- groups of 3, one student selects photos, second student records food and nutriet, 3rd student creates questions for clas
Lesson #4
-groups present by sharing name of super food. dragging food onto bowl or plate, asking questions of class
-students watching presentation take notes on summary sheet