Label And Sort

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Interactive: Label And Sort

This animated labeling exercise will help your students quickly become familiar with the food group categories of the new Food Pyramid. Then they can test their practical application by putting everyday foods in the right group. For class competition, divide into teams and try to beat each others times!

Student Application

Watch Energy Man help Josh learn about the importance of good nutrition.

Learning Objectives

  1. Students will learn about the new USDA MyPlate food guidelines and food groups.
  2. Students will know the different types of nutrients, their functions, and how they work together to maintain a healthy body.
  3. Students will learn how to identify healthy foods and incorporate them into meals and snacks.

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Supporting Activities

  1. Plan a menu. Ask students to use the USDA MyPlate food guidelines and lessons from the video to make a weekly menu for their families. Encourage students to consider portion sizes, servings of each food group per day, and their families dietary preferences. Ask students to share their menus with their families and report back to class. Send...

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