3 Stations focused on Nutrition & Central Idea--for use as an introductory activity with central idea. QR codes are included so that students can access texts using tablets or other mobile devices. Hyperlinks are also included in teacher instructions.
Station 1: Nutritional Label Analysis: view video (analyze for central idea), then apply information to personal analysis of nutritional labels.
Station 2: Informational Fact Sheet analysis: compare foods you normally eat with the recommendations from "Choose My Plate" to see how your choices stack up.
Station 3: Close reading of article (online on www.newsela.com) for repeated words, to create original central idea statements.