Food Education Standards
What Am I Eating?
Students will use the skills of comparing and contrasting to evaluate nutrition labels (functional/informational texts) of a variety of foods.
What Pilot Light Teachers are saying:
“Students now pay attention to nutrition labels on items especially those students who bring an abundance of snacks to lunch.” -4th grade English Language Arts teacher
Nutrition and creating a healthier meal
Common Core English Language Arts:
Grades 4-12 Informational Text: Key Ideas and Details (Standard 3)
Grades 4-12 Writing: Text Types and Purposes (Standard 2)
- creating a healthier meal
- english language arts
- high fructose corn syrup
- informational text
- key ideas and details
- nutrition labels
- processed food
- saturated fat
- serving size
- text types and purposes
- trans fat
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