This resource offers bundled lesson plans and activities to meet the requirements of the Saskatchewan Grade 3 Health curriculum.
Outcome USC3.1: Determine the role of a variety of healthy foods and physical activity on the health development of mind, body and immune system.
Lesson plans are included for the following indicators:
a. Investigate the basic role of the immune system (to fight illness or infection)
b. Develop common and respectful language to talk about immunity (germ, virus, vaccination, antibodies)
c. Predict and then investigate what happens if the immune system is not healthy/ not working properly
d. Describe what makes and keeps the body, mind and immune system healthy
e. Begin to distinguish between fact, opinions, misconceptions and preferences, regarding healthy foods and physical activity
f. Examine the roles of diet and physical activity on a healthy mind, body and immune system
g. Determine that foods provide essential nutrients for health (Canada’s Food Guide)
h. Predict and recognize how food choices have a direct impact on the types and amounts of nutrients absorbed by the body
i. Analyze personal food choices have a direct impact on the types and amounts of nutrients absorbed by the body (sugary foods lead to tooth decay, water makes it easier to concentrate)
Other Health resources available for Grade 3:
Grade 3 Health I Can Statement Posters
Grade 3 Health - Harmful Substance Abuse
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