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Lesson Two – Food Choices

This science teaching pack for Key Stage One gets the children to practise sorting a range of different foods into groups to show healthy and unhealthy meal options. The class can produce artwork showing examples of healthy and unhealthy foods that might be eaten for a family meal.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to practise sorting a range of different foods into groups to show healthy and unhealthy meal options

Learning Objectives

Describe the importance for humans of the right amounts of different types of food. Find out about and describe the basic needs of animals, including humans, for survival.

Learning Outcomes

I can identify foods that are healthy and unhealthy for the human body. I know the importance of eating a balanced diet as part of a healthy lifestyle.

Food Choices

Teaching sequence to help the children practise sorting a range of different foods into groups to show healthy and unhealthy meal options

What Foods

Display posters for whole class discussion to help the children sort between healthy and unhealthy foods choices

Food Labels

Activity cards to help the children sort a range of different types of foods into groups for healthy and unhealthy food choices

Sorting Foods

Template to help the children select and sort a range of different foods into matching groups for healthy and unhealthy food choices (enlarge to A3)

Food Choices

Interactive activity to help the children practise sorting a range of different foods into groups to show healthy and unhealthy meal options

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to practise sorting a range of different foods into groups to show healthy and unhealthy meal options

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