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Seventh and Eighth Grade Curriculum: Choices and Challenges

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Curriculum has been updated and revised to reflect the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and to incorporate USDA’s MyPlate.

Candance Gabel
FNEP State Coordinator
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This curriculum contains three grade levels: seventh grade, eighth grade, and a seventh- and eighth-grade mixed-class level. Students learn to weigh their food and other fitness options and to make healthy lifestyle choices. Hands-on activities help teens learn to deal with issues like body image, what to eat at fast-food restaurants, and planning vegetarian diets consistent with the current USDA food graphic. Current health issues, such as hunger, are also covered. Each lesson includes a fitness break and snack ideas.

Family newsletters are not included with the curriculum. They will be available in 2013.

The curriculum is three-hole punched and comes with a cover and spine that can be slipped into a binder with clear front and side pockets.

Call 800-292-0969 for quantity discounts on orders of 10 or more printed copies.

Keywords

  • Food groups
  • Teens
  • Health
  • Calories
  • Nutrition
  • Vegetarian
  • Hunger
  • Eating disorders
  • Health guidelines
  • Nutrients
  • Body image
  • Fitness
  • Grocery shopping
  • Food safety
  • Breakfast
  • Fast food

Pages

  • 314

 


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