Health Nutrition Lesson: Food Label Scavenger Hunt - 42 Food Labels to Read!

Health Nutrition Lesson: Food Label Scavenger Hunt - 42 Food Labels to Read!
Health Nutrition Lesson: Food Label Scavenger Hunt - 42 Food Labels to Read!
Health Nutrition Lesson: Food Label Scavenger Hunt - 42 Food Labels to Read!
Health Nutrition Lesson: Food Label Scavenger Hunt - 42 Food Labels to Read!
Health Nutrition Lesson: Food Label Scavenger Hunt - 42 Food Labels to Read!
Health Nutrition Lesson: Food Label Scavenger Hunt - 42 Food Labels to Read!
Health Nutrition Lesson: Food Label Scavenger Hunt - 42 Food Labels to Read!
Health Nutrition Lesson: Food Label Scavenger Hunt - 42 Food Labels to Read!
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Nutrition Lesson - ★42 Food Labels to Read! This is my best selling lesson!

This product is also the #1 best selling "NUTRITION" lesson on the whole TPT website!

★ AND, This resource is taken directly from my Full Semester/Year High School Health Curriculum, and my Middle/Junior High School Health Curriculum which are both #1 Best-Selling Health Curriculums on TPT!

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★ The Scavenger Hunt is always a favorite with my 9th grade students!

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★ FULL STEP-BY-STEP TEACHER DIRECTIONS tell you what to say and they follow PowerPoint slides that walk you through each lesson as you teach your students!

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NEW! This resource now includes ★ 3 FULL LESSONS and FIVE ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES from my #1 Best-Selling Nutrition Unit.

Teach it from 1 to 5 days - your choice!!

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★ I've used this activity for years and I love it because by the end of the day students feel confident that they know how to read a food label.

★ I've included a picture of my "Food Labels" and station signs to help you make yours!

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Students will learn these truths about calories:

- That Costco pizza has 156 more calories than a Costco hot dog!

- That a large chocolate shake has 1140 calories!

- Just because Cherry Twizzlers don't have fat, if you eat 20 of them it's 600 calories!

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Here is what is included:

★ 91 pages of step-by-step teacher directions

★ A 74-Slide PowerPoint that walks you through the lessons

★ 10 Documents

★ Printable copies of State, National, and Common Core Standards. (All 8 National Standards, 5 State Standards, and 4 Common Core Standards are met in this resource!)

★ Learning Targets
-Explanation
-Printable posters for each lesson
-“Success Criteria Sheet” for students to copy target at beginning of class, and answer questions at the end of class

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Day 1: PRE-LESSON - FOOD LABEL READING

-How to read a food label
-Media Literacy: Deceptive packaging, unrealistic serving sizes and servings per container...
-Real food container examples!
-Grocery Store Savvy and product manipulation
-“How to Read a Food Label Activity”
-Healthy Schools Information (National Association of State Board of Education Policy Database)
-How to tell if a product is “healthy”
-Food label reading video
-“How to Read a Food Label Worksheet”

Day 2: FOOD LABEL SCAVENGER HUNT LESSON

-For the "Food Label Scavenger Hunt" students will walk around the room reading food labels from these 5 categories:

MAIN MEALS
BEVERAGES
BREAKFAST
DESSERTS
SNACKS

-This activity covers all the most important information on a food label and issues associated with these items:

-Calories
-Serving size
-Fat
-Saturated fat
-High blood pressure
-Sodium
-Sugar
-Comparing foods
-Teaspoons of sugar in drinks
-Protein
-The math involved in figuring total % fat, or % sugar in products

-This lesson also includes an adapted, shortened, easier version for your "Special Needs" students
-Also learn more about the new U.S.D.A Food Label

Day 3 and 4: POST LESSON - INTERACTIVE FOOD LABEL FLIP UP and VENDING MACHINE POLICE ACTIVITY

-Funny Fast Food Versus Reality Video
-“Interactive Food Label” activity
-Vending Machine Policy Activity: Students analyze vending machine products to determine if they are “healthy”
-Vending Machine Worksheet – Collecting class data

Day 5: EXTRA MATERIAL – CANCER AND FAMILY MEDICAL HISTORY HOMEWORK

-Nutrition-related illnesses
-Research related articles
-How diet affects CANCER
-Cancer warning signs
-“7 Signs of Cancer Handout”
-“Dear Me” skin cancer video
-“Family Medical History Parent-Teen Communicator Homework”
-“Cancer Quilt Project”
-“Illness and Nutrition Quiz”
-Longevity Game

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Full Semester/Year High School Health (#1 Selling Health Curriculum on TPT!)

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- Full-Year P.E. Curriculum (#1 Best Selling P.E. Curriculum on TPT)

- High School Health and P.E. - BUNDLE AND SAVE $112.00

- Middle/Jr. High School Health and P.E. - BUNDLE AND SAVE $114.00

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Health Nutrition Lesson: Food Label Scavenger Hunt - 42 Food Labels to Read.

KEY WORDS: Food label reading, food labels, nutrition, nutrition lesson, nutrition education, health lesson, health lesson, cancer, scavenger hunt, interactive food label, vending machine, healthy foods.
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