TEACHER ENRICHMENT INITIATIVES

Activity 2A: Classifying Food

This activity will explain the five food groups and the importance of each group. It will also give information on the suggested serving sizes for each. The students will learn through stories, video, games and cut and paste activities how to sort different foods into the appropriate food groups.
Objectives: 
  • Identify the different food groups
  • Describe characteristics of the food groups
  • Sort objects into groups according to their critical attributes
  • Sort food picture cards into the correct food groups
Keywords: 

Nutrition, food groups, classifying foods, food pyramid, K-5 lessons 

 

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Activity Code: 
2A
Unit Reference: 
You Are What You Eat
Lesson Reference: 
Lesson 2: Food Groups