ALEX Classroom Resource

  

Food Labels

  Classroom Resource Information  

Title:

Food Labels

URL:

https://aptv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/midlit11.math.splprop/ratio-and-proportional-reasoning-food-labels/

Content Source:

PBS
Type: Learning Activity

Overview:

In this blended lesson supporting literacy skills, students watch videos and complete interactive activities to learn how to use fractions to interpret food labels and make healthy eating choices. Students develop their literacy skills as they explore a mathematics focus on proportional reasoning. During this process, they read informational text, learn and practice vocabulary words, and explore content through videos and interactive activities

This alignment results from the ALEX Health/PE COS Resource Alignment Summit.

Content Standard(s):
Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 6
6.2.3) Investigate how messages from media influence health behaviors.

Examples: social media, fast food advertisements, editing photos to enhance physical appearance

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 6
6.6.1) Assess personal health practices.

Examples: food choices, physical activity, hygiene

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 7
7.7.1) State the importance of assuming responsibility for personal health behaviors and avoiding risky behaviors.

Examples: fast food vs. My Plate recommendations, screen time vs. active living

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 7
7.8.1) Create ways to influence and support others in making positive health choices.

Examples: using social media campaigns, YouTube live campaign, posters; addressing local school board with the need for quality physical education and healthier food choices

Tags: food labels, healthy choices, nutrition
License Type: Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives
For full descriptions of license types and a guide to usage, visit :
https://creativecommons.org/licenses
Partnered Event: Health/PE COS Summit
Accessibility
Comments

Students and teachers will need to create an account. It's a free online resource and the lessons are to be done online after watching the video. After creating an account, it can be connected to your Google classroom

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Author: Penny Edwards
The event this resource created for:Health/PE COS Summit