Level 5

Nurture Elementary Program: Level 5

We provide the resources below for information only, and no part of its contents should be construed as medical advice, diagnosis, recommendation or endorsement by Nurture.  Nurture does not assume any liability for programs conducted via the use of this material.  Participating individuals should always ask their physician for his or her recommendation before starting any new health-related activity.  Please enjoy these materials and credit Nurture when using them.

Main focus areas

  • Determine appropriate portion sizes when building a meal using MyPlate
  • Understanding strategies used by food companies to sell their products and how it may affect eating habits.
  • Reading nutrition labels and ingredient lists to select the most nutritious snack

Below are links to the materials you’ll need to provide Level 5 programming

Unit Lesson P.E. Activity Supplemental Activity Parent Handouts
5.1   Portion Distortion

Four Square Switch

  • Review energy balance and importance of portion control
  • Lesson

 

Plates and Portions

Portion Distortion

5.2   Ad Smart

Bandwagon Tag

  • Tag game that reinforces how advertising tries to influence our decision making
  • Lesson

 

Radio Advertising

Advertising and Food Choices

5.3   Knowledge is Power

 

Knowledge Builds Power

Choosing Smart Choosing Healthy

Knowledge is Power

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