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Fast Food Nutrition Lessons for Teen Healthy Eating: High School Health Curriculum Health Lessons

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Fast Food Nutrition Lesson: 5 engaging lessons on reading food labels, understanding fat, cholesterol, fast food choices, and resource includes a group poster project too!!

 

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Why purchase this resource:

 

>> Integrated Skills Based, Content Based / Knowledge Based. The best of both worlds.

>> Meets HS/MS National Health Education Standards. 

>> Meets HS/MS Technical Subjects Health Common Core Standards.

>> Meets Washington State’s rigorous Health Education Standards.

 

  • This resource is a student favorite!
  • They have so much fun with this informative restaurant group activity!
  • This is also one of our "BEST-SELLING" individual Health lessons!
  • This resource is 5+ days with full PowerPoint directions to walk you through the lessons!
  • This is no boring "canned curriculum" or just vocabulary words to look up! These are fun and interactive lessons with a group poster that teaches valuable nutrition information
  • Students will learn how to read food labels
  • Students can't believe how many calories, or how much fat some of their favorite food items have
  • The posters they create are amazing every year. See preview photos to see some real examples.
  • Impact your whole school-find a public place in your school halls and post some of the best posters (or all of them if possible) so all your students can see the reality of fast food!
  • Do an interactive "Healthy Tennis Shoe" activity!
  • Students really like this activity and are inspired to make some healthy changes in the future!

 


 

Here is what previous buyers are saying:

 

  • “My students loved this lesson.”
  • “Very relevant, since many students frequent fast food restaurants.
  • “I have used this assignment for years, love it!”
  • “Students enjoyed this activity. The posters caused a lot of discussion around the school also.”
  • “WOW - so much contained in this product!”

 


 

This resource is taken directly from our Full Semester/Year High School Health Curriculum, and our Middle/Junior High School Health Curriculum, which are both #1 Best-Selling Health Curriculums on TeacherPayTeacher!!

 


 

This unit includes:

 

  • 144 Slides in 4 PowerPoint Presentations That Walk You Through the Lessons
  • 30 Pages of Step-By-Step Teacher Directions
  • Daily Learning Target Posters and "Check Off Sheet"

 

LESSON 1:

 

-Amazing introduction to healthy eating, U.S. weight issues, food choices, family genetics, false advertising promises for weight loss, and more...

-The CDC's "Obesity in the United States" PowerPoint

-A "Portion Sizes" PowerPoint (shows the difference of how we eat today versus years ago)

-Height - Weight Chart

-B.M.I.

-Calories Information and Formula Worksheet

-Set Point Theory and YoYo Dieting Dangers

-Video

 

OPTIONAL PRE-LESSON:

 

-Food Label Reading Lesson

-Worksheet and activity

 

LESSON 2:

 

-Understanding Calories

-How It's Almost Impossible How Some Diets Claim to "Lose 10 Pounds in 10 Days!"

-Analyzing "Joe's Calories Worksheet"

-Understanding Fat, Trans Fat, and Saturated and Unsaturated Fats

-Figuring How Much Fat is Healthy for Each Student

-Examples of Foods High In Fat

-Analyzing Fast Food Calories and Fat

-Into Groups for "Analyzing Fast Food Project"

-The Fast Food Poster Project: In groups students will use restaurant nutritional information to fill out the"Fast Food" worksheet. I have included detailed directions on how to get the restaurant information (there's an awesome and easy website) and how to do this lesson.

 

LESSON 3:

 

-Understanding Cholesterol

-Using an optional Included "Art Rubric" to increase the level of work on posters!

-Continue Working on "Fast Food Posters"

 

Optional LESSON 4 for Middle Grades:

 

-Interactive Tennis Shoe Activity! Cut out!

-Learn the food groups and what each group provides

 

TOTAL: 5 Lessons including optional lessons!

 


 

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      Karina B.

      Good stuff! I had my students do the food labels work, and they were successful. We were not as successful with the "All you ever need to know about nutrition" as I was not sure where this fit in the scope and sequence, and could not find the supporting materials (maybe part of the whole bundle? Not sure--I just bought this one piece). But I appreciate including images of labels. We made it work!

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      Corey H.

      My students loved taking what we were learning and creating something out of it all

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      Amy K.

      My students loved this activity and made posters that we hung around the school!

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      Amanda Neely

      My students loved this lesson. Most of the information in the powerpoint, I had already given them. However, they love the poster project, and are looking forward to getting to display them in our cafeteria.

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      Ziyi W.

      Students love it and I love it. Very helpful project.