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Serving Up MyPlate: A Yummy Curriculum (Level 3): SNEB MyPlate e-Catalog
 
Serving Up MyPlate: A Yummy Curriculum (Level 3)
 
 


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USDA FNS Team Nutrition

Producer:

USDA FNS Team Nutrition

Date Produced:September 2012
Format(s):
  • CD-ROM
  • Booklet
  • Game
  • Poster
  • Curriculum
  • Newsletter
Audience(s):
  • Middle School (9-12 yrs)
Topic(s):
  • Physical Activity
  • Meal Planning
  • MyPlate/DGA Training
  • Grains/Whole Grains
  • Vegetables
  • Fruits
  • Dairy
  • Meat and Beans
  • Fats and Oils
  • Carbohydrates
  • Calories
Description:Serving Up MyPlate is a new collection of classroom materials that helps elementary school teachers integrate nutrition education into Math, Science, English Language Arts, and Health. This yummy curriculum introduces the importance of eating from all five food groups using the MyPlate icon and a variety of handsĖon activities. Students also learn the importance of physical activity to staying healthy. Curriculum components: (1) Teacherís Guides: Each Teacher's Guide has three inquiry-driven lessons that help children discover nutrition, explain their understandings, and reflect upon their experiences - all of which encourage a lasting awareness of what it means to be healthy. Level 1 (Grades 1 and 2), Level 2 (Grades 3 and 4), and Level 3 (Grades 5 and 6; linked below) Print Availability: Elementary schools participating in the National School Lunch Program or other Child Nutrition program may order a free print copy of the Teacherís Guides. (2) Original Songs: Each level includes activities using original songs that help students learn about healthy choices in an engaging and memorable way. Lyrics are included in each of the Teacher's Guides. Alive with 5 Food Groups (for Levels 1 and 2), Do/Be (for all levels), Do Your Body Right (for Level 3) CD Availability: A CD of the songs is included in each printed Teacherís Guide. (3) Poster: This two-sided poster ( 36"x24") shows the MyPlate icon and foods in the five food groups. A blank MyPlate on the reverse can be used as a tool to assess students' understanding. Eat Smart to Play Hard with MyPlate Poster Print Availability: Elementary schools participating in the National School Lunch Program or other Child Nutrition program may order a free print copy of the poster. (4) Mini Poster: This two-sided mini poster (8-1/2"x11") shows the Myplate icon on one side and foods in the five food groups on the reverse. Eat Smart to Play Hard with Myplate Mini-Poster, and Alimentate bien para jugar con ganas (Spanish) Print Availability: Elementary schools participating in the National School Lunch Program or other Child Nutrition program may order free print copies of the English and Spanish mini-posters in packages of 35. (5) Parent Handout: This colorful handout (4-page booklet) for parents reinforces the class lessons at home. It's available in English, Spanish, Chinese, and French. MyPlate at Home, MiPlato en casa (Spanish), MyPlate at Home (Traditional Chinese), and Mon assiette ŗ la maison (French) Print Availability: The printed Teacherís Guides come with a package of 35 MyPlate at Home handouts in English and a single copy of MyPlate at Home in Spanish. Elementary schools participating in the National School Lunch Program or other Child Nutrition program may order additional free print copies of the parent handout in English (packages of 35), Spanish (packages of 35), Chinese and/or French. (6) Additional Games and Resources (Extra Helpings): Each lesson includes ideas on how to extend the learning beyond the lesson. Blast Off! Game, Track & Field Fuel-Up Challenge Game, and Nutrition Facts Labels are all available in Level 3. CD Availability: A CD of the Blast Off! game is included in the printed Teacherís Guide for Level 3. The Track & Field Game is only available online.
Language:Portions of the resource are available in Spanish, Chinese, or French
Free?Yes
Ordering Info:Visit the Team Nutrition website at the link below to access the material in PDF or to order (for eligible schools and child care settings).
Web Site:http://www.fns.usda.gov/tn/serving-myplate-yummy-curriculum