Fall Curriculum Lesson 1 My lifestyle, My kitchen, and ME! Supplies

Fall Curriculum
Lesson 1 My lifestyle, My kitchen, and ME!
Supplies needed for this lesson:
o Jump rope
o Crayons/Colored pencils
o Choose My Plate poster
o Choose My Plate copies
o Questionnaire copies
o Taste Buddies worksheet copies
o "Slow food after school" folder for each student
o Internet access http://www.choosemyplate.gov/myplate/index.aspx
o Food: Apples, Banana, Pears, and Grapes
My lifestyle
(Hand out questionnaire first)
What is physical activity?
Physical activity simply means movement of the body that uses energy. Walking, gardening, briskly
pushing a baby stroller, climbing the stairs, playing soccer, or dancing the night away are all good
examples of being active. For health benefits, physical activity should be moderate or vigorous intensity.
How much do I need?
Adults: 2.5 hours a week
Young Adults and Children: 60 min a day
When and Where can I exercise?
Moderate physical activities include:
 Walking briskly (about 3 ½ miles per hour)
 Bicycling (less than 10 miles per hour)
 General gardening (raking, trimming shrubs)
 Dancing
 Golf (walking and carrying clubs)
 Water aerobics
 Canoeing
 Tennis (doubles)
Vigorous physical activities include:
 Running/jogging (5 miles per hour)
 Walking very fast (4 ½ miles per hour)
 Bicycling (more than 10 miles per hour)
 Heavy yard work, such as chopping wood
 Swimming (freestyle laps)
 Aerobics
 Basketball (competitive)
 Tennis (singles)
Fall Curriculum
Try it out!
Jumping jacks
Jump Rope
Run, Skip, Hop
Working in the kitchen
Always wash your hands before touching food or supplies.
Read the recipe through all the way before you begin.
Never run in the kitchen.
Never touch anything electrical with wet hands.
Keep handles of pots and pans on the stovetop turned to the side.
Be very careful with knives.
Never use a blender, open flame or knife without adult supervision.
Always use oven gloves or potholders for hot items such as pans, baking trays, and opening the
9. Make sure you turn everything off once you have finished.
10. Keep the kitchen bench and the rest of the work area clean and tidy as you go. A mess is
Tools: (Name some tools in the kitchen that they will be working with today)
o Cutting board
o Knife
o Apple slicer (?)
My food needs
How much of what?
Choose my plate poster and coloring page
SuperTracker online (The Daily Plan)
Taste Buddies: apples, bananas, pears, and grapes
Taste: Sour, Sweet, Salty, Bitter
Texture: rough, soft, smooth, crunchy, juicy
What food group does this go in?