Nourishing with Nutrients
6th – 8th Grade
Learning + Food Objectives:
Students will learn how food impacts health by researching the importance of a specific nutrient group and presenting to the class.
Common Core Standards:
Common Core English Language Arts
Writing/Speaking and Listening – Research and Presentations
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.6 – 8.10
Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.6 – 8.5
Integrate multimedia and visual displays into presentations to clarify information, strengthen claims and evidence, and add interest.
Lesson written in partnership with the Urban School Food Alliance.