My Plate, My Body Recommended for grades Pre-K,K,1,2

In this course, participants will learn key concepts of nutrition and exercise with the goal of recognizing that healthy habits are essential to maintaining a healthy body. MyPlate will be covered, with a description of each food group, their nutrients, and how foods in that group help the body grow and develop. The negatives of “sometimes foods”, or unhealthy junk food, will be discussed. Participants will also learn about the importance of daily physical activity for their body.

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TOPICS COVERED

  • MyPlate and the food groups
  • “Sometimes Foods”
  • Nutrients and their role in growth and development
  • Portion sizes/eating in moderation
  • The importance of daily physical activity

OBJECTIVES

  • Students will be able to name and identify the 5 food groups in MyPlate
  • Students will be able to name 1 important way that each of the food groups helps them to have healthy bodies
  • Students will be able to recognize that healthy habits are important to maintaining a healthy body
  • Students will be able to identify healthy portion sizes as well as list 3 “sometimes foods” and explain why they are not considered healthful choices
  • Students will be able to identify ways to increase their physical activity and understand why physical activity is important

 

National Health Education Standards:

  • Standard 1: Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health
  • Standard 7: Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks

 

NATIONAL STANDARDS FOR PHYSICAL EDUCATION

  • Standard 6: Values physical health for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression, and/or social interaction

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ACTIVITIES AND ASSIGNMENTS

My Plate, My Body Digital Instruction15m
STUDENT ASSIGNMENTS:
Classroom Cookbook 10m
Following the Food Groups 30m
Food Investigation 30m
How Many? 15m
The ABC's of Being Active 15m
Make your own MyPlate 15m
"While you Watch" worksheet 15m
   
CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES
Apple Tasting 15m
Cookie Monster and the Four Bears 15m
Growing with Nutritious Foods 15-30m
I Eat Healthy 10m
My Favorite Foods 30m
My Favorite Meals 30m
Potluck Plate 15-30m
Take an Activity Break! 3-5m
Time to Grow! 15m

Program Licensing includes access to the following resources for one year:

  • e-Learning classroom instruction
  • Student Assignments
  • Classroom Activities
  • Assessments

Project + Print Access

Individual Health World programs are $50. The course material will be in Project + Print Access, this allows educators to project and review the course material with the class and then provide students with printable assignments to complete. When purchasing Project + Print Access the fees associated are per school.

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Pricing: $50.00

TOPIC BUNDLE

If you would like to purchase this course along with related courses in the Nutrition Bundle category, you can purchase our Nutrition Bundle!

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If you are interested in more than three Health World programs or building an entire curriculum for your school, district or home school organization, we also offer volume discount deals.

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