Eating Healthy from Farm to Fork...Promoting School Wellness, Second Grade Curriculum
Experiential in nature, the lessons actively engage the children in learning about healthy choices for food and fitness. The materials support the development of a positive school wellness environment that recognizes the relationship between health and nutrition and academic achievement and school success.
Each lesson includes lesson introduction, objectives, nutrition competencies, teacher background information, two activities, making the connection, recipe activity, review, and parent letter.
•Students will increase their consumption of fruits, vegetables and grains.
•Students will expand the variety of their diets.
•Students will recognize MyPlate and identify it as a guide to eating healthy and exercise.
•Teach students about the food continuum from farm production to consumption.
Lesson 1: MyPlate
Lesson 2: Vary Your Vegetables
Lesson 3: Fruit
Lesson 4: Grains Get You Going
Lesson 5: Vary Your Protein Food Choices
Lesson 6: Dairy Group Calcium Rich Foods
Lesson 7: Food Safety
Lesson 8: Fitness is Fun