Healthy Habits – Introduction to the Food Groups

Objective

Students will know what My Plate is and what it looks like
Students will understand the purpose of a balanced diet
Students will recognize what it means to eat a balanced diet
Students will be able to place specific ingredients of certain meals on My Plate and identify whether the meal is balanced or not

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Healthy Habits Afterschool Booklist:

  • The Food Parade: Healthy Eating with the Nutritious Food Groups by Elicia Castaldi
  • The Little Red Hen (Makes a Pizza) by Philomen Sturges
  • The Quickest Kid in Clarksville by Pat Zietlow Miller
  • What Happens to a Hamburger? by Paul Showers
  • Interrupting Chicken by David Ezra Stein
  • Poem “Jimmy Jet and His TV Set” from Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein
  • The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend by Dan Santat
  • Sidewalk Flowers by JonArno Lawson

Supplemental Booklist:

  • How Did That Get in My Lunchbox? The Story of Food by Chris Butterworth
  • Gazpacho for Nacho by Tracey Kyle
  • I Will Never Not Ever Eat a Tomato by Lauren Child
  • The Heart: Our Circulatory System by Steven Simon
  • Bones: Our Skeletal System by Steven Jenkins
  • A Drop of Blood by Paul Showers
  • Hear Your Heart by Paul Showers
  • Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
  • Time to Sleep by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page
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