I would first like to thank you for purchasing the Grade 10 “Food Preparation Skills” activity packet. This packet addresses the following Ontario curriculum expectations:
CANADA’S FOOD GUIDE:
Describe the key messages and recommendations in Canada’s Food Guide;
Describe diverse foods within each of the food groups as describe in Canada’s Food Guide;
Describe appropriate serving sizes as defined in Canada’s Food Guide;
Identify key nutrients, their sources and functions, and the food groups in which they can be found;
Describe people’s nutritional needs at different stages in the lifespan, as outlined in Canada’s Food Guide;
Interpret information on the labels of a variety of packaged foods to determine their nutritional content;
Plan nutritionally adequate meals using the guidelines in Canada’s Food Guide
Explain the differences between nutrient-dense foods and empty-calorie foods and their effects on health;
Explain why it is important to eat a nutritious breakfast;
Describe the role of healthy snacking in achieving and maintaining optimal health;
Evaluate existing programs and policies that encourage eating for optimal health;
Assess their own eating patterns and create a personal eating plan to achieve optimal physical health;
Plan and prepare a snack and/or breakfast food that is nutrient dense.
This packet is intended to be used in combination with your own resources for this unit. If you have any questions, please feel free to let me know. I would be more than happy to answer your questions.