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Nutrition
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My Plate
        My Plate - Printables and Lessons


Make a Daily Nutrition Worksheets Activity Lesson Plan Book
        Daily Nutrition Worksheets Activity Lesson Plan Book



Reading Comprehensions - Special Education High Interest Reading
     Caffeine (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Calcium (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Cholesterol (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Iron (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Sodium (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)


Short Reading Comprehensions
Very Quick Readers
     Ready, Set, Eat! (Very Quick Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)
     Eating Healthy - Eat Right, Feel Good! (Very Quick Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Can You Eat a Rainbow? (Very Quick Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     Water (Very Quick Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     Minerals (Very Quick Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     Fats (Very Quick Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     Nutrition (Very Quick Reader; Grades 5-8 Readability)

Short Readers
     The Three Sisters (Short Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Food As Fuel (Short Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     Proteins (Short Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     Vitamins (Short Reader; Grades 5-7 Readability)
     Carbohydrates (Short Reader; Grades 5-8 Readability)


Bulletin Board
            "Piece Together the Puzzle" (Eating Healthy Mobile)


What would YOU do?
     Favorite Friend, Not So Favorite Food (Grades 2-4)
     Susan's Secret (Grades 3-6)
     You're a Vegetarian? (Grades 4-8)


Reading Comprehensions
Fiction
     The After School Snack (Grades 1-2)
     Food Is Not Green (Grades 1-3)
     Picky Paul (Grades 1-3)
     Too Busy for Breakfast (Grades 1-3)
     Kayla Hates Green (Grades 1-3)
     Instant Energy (Grades 1-3)
     Lindsey's Cooking Lesson
     Feel Full on Fewer Calories (Grades 5-7)

Non-Fiction
     Reading a Food Label
     Water
     Vitamins & Minerals
     Fat
     Carbohydrates
     Nutrients
     Proteins
     The Food Guide Pyramid (Grades 1-3)
     Salt or Herbs? (Grades 1-3)
     All Animals Need to Eat Right (Grades 3-4)
     The Basics of Breakfast (Grades 3-5)
     School Lunches (Grades 3-5)
     Eating Well for Good Health (Grades 4-6)
     Brain Foods (Grades 4-6)
     Making Healthy Food Choices (Grades 4-6)
     The Nutrition of a "Picky-Eater" Toddler (Grades 4-6)
     Snack Attack for Older Kids (Grades 4-6)
     Why Families Eat Together (Grades 4-6)
     Malnutrition (Grades 4-6)
     Fad Diets (Grades 4-6)
     A Diabetic's Diet (Grades 4-6)
     The Diet of a Cystic Fibrosis Patient (Grades 4-6)
     Milk Nutrition (Grades 4-6)
     Nutritional Safety (Grades 4-6)
     Portion Control (Grades 4-6)
     Calories (Grades 4-6)
     Vitamins from Food or Supplements (Grades 4-6)
     Beware! (Grades 4-6)
     Fiber (Grades 4-6)
     Calcium (Grades 4-7)
     Iron (Grades 4-7)
     Five a Day (Grades 4-7)
     Egg Allergy Nutrition (Grades 4-7)
     Nutrition of the Elderly (Grades 4-7)
     Nutrition During Pregnancy (Grades 4-7)
     What's a Preschooler to Drink? (Grades 5-7)
     The Freshman 15 (Grades 5-7)
     Sugar Substitutes (Grades 5-7)
     Nutrition Bars (Grades 5-7)
     Butter vs. Margarine (Grades 5-7)


Leveled Books
            Pete's Plate
            Pete's Rainbow
            How Vital Are Vitamins?
            The History of Salt
        Farm Fresh Food

        At the Market

        Sam Goes to the Market

        The Muffin and the Flapjack

        Baking Bread

        Kaylee Bakes a Cake

        Leave Five of Everything

        Zippy Fizz



Conversations - Foreign Languages
     Don't Forget Your Vitamins and Minerals! - Spanish and English


Activity Pages
            Nutrition Activities


Books
            Eating Through the Week (Grades 1-2)
            H Is for Healthy Habits (Grades 4-6)


Compare and Contrast
        Element Traits: Compares vitamins and minerals (Grades 5-6)


Compare and Contrast Two Things (fourth grade)
Compare and Contrast Two Things (fifth grade)
Compare and Contrast Two Things (sixth grade)
Compare and Contrast Two Things (seventh grade)
Compare and Contrast Two Things (eighth grade)
Compare and Contrast Two Things (high school)


Fast Food Math
Burgers and Fries
     Burgers and Fries - Count Calories
     Burgers and Fries - Count Carbohydrates
     Burgers and Fries - Count Protein
     Burgers and Fries - Count Fat
     Burgers and Fries - Count more than one at once
     Burgers and Fries - Mix
     Burgers and Fries - What is the percent of calories from ..

Pizza
     Pizza - Count Calories
     Pizza - Count Carbohydrates
     Pizza - Count Protein
     Pizza - Count Fat
     Pizza - Count more than one at once
     Pizza - Mix


Plays:  Reader's Theater Scripts
     Don't Forget Your Vitamins and Minerals! (Grades 2-3)


Book Units
    The Very Hungry Caterpillar (Grades K-1)
    Bread and Jam for Frances (Grades 1-2)
    Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs (Grades 2-4)
    Chocolate Fever (Grades 3-5)
    Getting Air (Grades 3-6)
    The Chocolate Touch (Grades 3-7)


Science Project
    Pizza Science Activity


Nutrition Analogies
             Nutrition Analogies


More Activities and Printables
        
Breakfast
        
Eating Healthy
        
Eggs
        
Exercisex
        
Foods
        
Lunch
        
Milk
        
Recipes
        
Salt
        
Taste
        
Vitamins


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