Grade Level: Second Grade
Health Standard: The
student will use the food pyramid to make healthy choices for meals and
The student will use the food pyramid to make healthy choices for meals and snacks.
Lesson Summary: After reading and sharing the textbook information, the student will be able to identify the categories of the Food Pyramid.
Materials: Teacher Textbook, Student Edition, Food Pyramid Poster, Computer with Internet Connection, Worksheets provided on-line, Plastic food items or picture food cards,
· bread and grain group
milk and cheese
meat and fish
fats, oils, and
3. Complete a KWLH
chart (What I Know, What I Want to Know, What I Learned, How I will use
what I learned) as you progress through the unit.
vocabulary and discuss understanding of words.
Read and discuss the text.
Add to the KWLH chart. Read
the Link Story on Web Quest and link to the activities to enhance and
5. Vocabulary: Food
group, fruit, vegetable, milk, meal, bread
6. Complete the
worksheet and puzzle.
WebQuest: Time to Eat
Click here for the Pizza Worksheet
Click here for the Word Search
a food guide pyramid
and Jump To It
your own pizza
Hill Teacher Resource
Stories or Books:
Authors: Shonda Haught, Jerry Drinnen, Shawn Henderson, and Neva Sedorcek.