Food Education Standards
Students will better understand how food choices are personal and affect your health while gaining experience with healthier foods that taste good by creating a granola recipe that is high in flavor and low in calories.
What Pilot Light Teachers are saying:
“My students finally realized that healthy food can be delicious and fun to make.” – 2nd grade teachers
Granola, health, nutrition, marketing, snack, decision-making
Common Core English Language Arts:
Grades 3-5 Informational Text: Key Ideas and Details(Standards 1,3)
Grades 3-5 Informational Text: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas (Standards 7,8,9)
Grades 3-5 Writing: Text Types and Purposes (Standard 1)
Grades 3-5 Writing: Production and Distribution of Writing (Standard 4)
Grades 3-5 Writing: Research to Build and Present Knowledge (Standards 7-9)
Illinois Social Science Learning Standards:
Grades 3-5: Inquiry Skills: Developing Claims and UsingEvidence
Grades 3-5: Communicating Conclusions and Taking Informed Action: Communicating Conclusions
Grade 4: Economics and Financial Literacy: Analyze how spending choices are influenced by price as well as many other factors (e.g. advertising, peer pressure, options).
- communicating conclusions
- english language arts
- financial literacy
- informational text
- inquiry skills
- integration of knowledge
- key ideas
- peer pressure
- production and distribution of writing
- social studies
- taking informed actions
- text types and purposes
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