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Let’s Eat Healthy!

Let’s Eat Healthy!






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    • Let’s Eat Healthy! Nutrition Miss Anna Turner 2 nd Grade
      • The purpose of this newsletter is to give you details on a project we will be performing over the next few weeks on nutrition.
    • Essential Question: How can eating healthy change our lives?
      • Summary
        • Students will be divided into 6 groups, each group covering and researching one of the 6 food groups
        • Students will learn about the importance of eating healthy
        • The groups will present the information they researched and the information will then be used to develop a new school lunch menu
    • Benefits Alabama Standards
      • Helps students learn how to eat healthier
      • Students will know more about common foods they eat
      • It will provide a new eating plan for students as well as their families
      • For 2 nd Grade:
      • 7) Identify activities that encourage healthy behavior
      • 11) Identify the number of daily required servings from each of the six groups on the food guide pyramid
    • Objectives
      • Students will have an understanding of the food guide pyramid and it’s importance to them as an individual.
      • Students will be able to compare and contrast healthy food choices versus unhealthy food choices.
      • Students will use a variety of resources to research and record information about the six food groups.
      • Students will develop a new dietary plan for the school and present it to the school body.
    • Unit Questions Content Questions
      • What things can a person do to change their eating habits?
      • What should be taken into consideration when making a healthy menu?
      • What are the six food groups on the food guide pyramid?
      • What group should a person eat the less of?
      • What group should a person eat the most of?
    • Teacher’s Role
      • As the teacher, I will introduce the unit by discussing the essential question.
      • I will hold group conference to observe the group’s progress and to answer questions they might have.
      • I will be available so that students can ask questions when needed.
      • I will continually monitor the groups to ensure the students are doing their work.
    • Student’s Role
      • Student’s will determine who will take on which role in their individual groups.
      • Students will determine a plan to ensure that all of their assignments are turned in on time.
      • Students will research and record information into their journals.
    • Parent’s Roles
      • Help students with homework that may be assigned
      • Be able to supply any materials that are needed
      • Check the student’s daily take home folder
      • Attend the final presentations, if possible
    • What is Project-Based Learning and how is it used in the classroom?
      • Students work in groups in which they learn to be flexible
      • Students research new information and organize it
      • Students develop 21 st century skills
      • Students learn time management
    • Contact Information
      • If any questions arise, please do not hesitate to contact me.
      • Miss Anna Turner
      • [email_address]
      • (251)555-5555
      • Thank you for your help! We are excited about this project!