Nutrition and Food Reading Passages, Worksheets, Posters, and Task Cards

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Melissa Mazur
Grade Levels
3rd - 5th
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Engage your students and help them understand how to make healthy choices with this nutrition and food science unit. This unit contains reading passages with comprehension questions, activities, task cards, and posters that you can use to enhance your unit on food and nutrition.

These reading passages with comprehension questions are the perfect way to quickly check for understanding while providing the students with background information on each topic. It is also the perfect way to integrate reading and science! These pages can also be used during whole-group instruction, as quick assessments, center work, or homework.

Included Pages:

  • What is a Serving chart and balanced daily diet graphic organizer
  • Nutrients fact page and true/false activity
  • Vitamins and Minerals fact page, graphic organizer, and fill in the blank comprehension
  • Fats fact page, graphic organizer, and crossword puzzle
  • Protein fact page, KWL chart, and fill in the blank comprehension
  • Carbohydrates fact page and simple and complex carbohydrates sort
  • Dairy fact page, crossword puzzle, and KWL chart
  • Vegetables fact page and rainbow vegetable activity
  • Fruit fact page and vocabulary acrostic poem
  • Salt fact page and word search with fill in the blanks
  • Why We Need Food reading passage and comprehension, crossword puzzle, and graphic organizer
  • Food Related Health Problems reading passage and comprehension and multiple choice quiz
  • Food Pyramid and MyPlate reading passage and comprehension, short answer questions, food pyramid diagram, word search with fill in the blanks, and myplate activity
  • Vitamins in Food reading passage and comprehension, why we need it sort, and word search
  • Food Labels reading passage and comprehension, diagram, 2 pages of reading food labels, and food label activity
  • 2 Group Discussion pages
  • Try New Foods activity
  • 8 Posters
  • 24 Task Cards

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