Fun With Food and Fitness — Newsletter for First Grade Curriculum Lesson 8: Food Groups

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Food Group PowerSarah Wood
Curriculum Coordinator

This newsletter corresponds with Lesson 8 of the Show Me Nutrition First Grade curriculum. Using the USDA’s MyPlate, families are encouraged to choose a variety of foods when planning a meal or snack. This newsletter includes a list of foods broken down by food groups that meet the suggested requirements of MyPlate. 

Publications numbers for first grade newsletters are: N100 (Lesson 1) N101 (Lesson 2), N102 (Lesson 3), N103 (Lesson 4), N104 (Lesson 5), N105 (Lesson 6), N106 (Lesson 7), N107 (Lesson 8)


  • MyPlate
  • Fruits
  • Vegetables
  • Grains
  • Protein foods
  • Dairy
  • USDA
  • Nutrition


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