1 2 3 4 5 6 Next Part of a healthy lifestyle is making healthy choices about the foods that you eat. Some important nutrition facts to consider are: Which nutrients are most important for your body? How much fat should you consume in a day? What is the recommended serving size for your favorite food? Knowing how to read a food label can help you make the best food choices. This Slam Dunk research lesson will help you to answer the essential question: All graphics from www.clipart.com by subscription 1 Use these sources to learn about food labels and then complete Activity 1 on Slide 3: Interactive Food Label Food Label in detail More information on food labels Food labels and the consumer Use these sources to examine nutritional information for some popular breakfast foods and complete Activity 2 on Slide 3: Cheerios (click on Nutrition Information) Pop Tarts Instant Oatmeal - Maple & Brown Sugar Nutrigrain Bars 2 3 4 5 6 Next 1 Activity 1: Use the resources on Slide 2 to check your understanding of Food Labels Activity 2: Use the resources on Slide 2 to compare and evaluate nutritional information for Cheerios, Pop Tarts, Oatmeal, and Nutrigrain bars 2 3 4 5 6 Next 1 Using the information you have learned about nutrition labels and breakfast foods, create the Breakfast of Champions! Include some of the most nutritious foods … fresh foods which come without labels. 2 3 4 5 6 Next 1 2 3 4 5 6 Next What are some of the snack foods you eat after school? Read about hidden sugars on a food label. Then, click on the links below and find the hidden sugars in these snack foods. Frito-Lay- Click on the brand. Click on your selected snack. Quaker Granola Bars- Click on a granola bar. Click on “Nutritional Information”. Snyders Pretzels- Click on a snack. The label will appear when you click. Coca Cola – Click on “Search Products for Nutritional Information”. Click on a product in the “Product Name” menu. Complete Find the Hidden Sugars Activity. Use resources to expand knowledge about nutrition. Defined STEM Nutrition and Croissants . 1 BCPS Curriculum- 7.2.5. Students will identify components of a food label in order to evaluate sample meals Maryland State Curriculum 6.7.I.1. Apply the Dietary Guidelines for Americans in meal planning. Common Core State Standards Reading: 1. Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text. Writing: 7. Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects based on focused questions, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation. AASL Standards for the 21st Century Learner 1.1.6 Read, view, and listen for information presented in any format (e.g. textual, visual, media, digital) in order to make inferences and gather meaning. 2.1.3 Use strategies to draw conclusions from information and apply knowledge to curricular areas, real-world situations, and further investigations. Maryland Technology Literacy Standards for Students 3.0 : Use a variety of technologies for learning and collaboration. 2 3 4 5 6 Time Frame: It is suggested that this activity be completed in two 50 minute class periods. Differentiation: Direct students to use comprehension tools such as: audio read-aloud, embedded dictionaries, and links to related articles. Learning Styles: Field Dependent, Field Independent, Visual, Auditory, Tactile, Active, Reflective, Global, Sequential AVID Strategies: The following AVID strategies are supported in this lesson: inquiry based learning, quick write, and use of Costa’s and Bloom’s questioning. Notes to the teacher: Consult with your School Library Media Specialist to implement this Slam Dunk Lesson. Students can turn in activities by saving Microsoft documents and copying it to a teacher or student drop folder. If a computer lab is not available, this lesson may be implemented in the classroom or library using an interactive whiteboard or printouts of the linked digital resources. Last update: July 2015 Created by Katie Heer & Angelica Grant BCPS Research Module or Slam Dunk Model, Copyright 2005, Baltimore County Public Schools, MD, all rights reserved. The models may be used for educational, non-profit school use only. All other uses, transmissions, and duplications are prohibited unless permission is granted expressly. This lesson is based on Jamie McKenzie’s Slam Dunk Lesson module.