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Teacher Training | Grade 5

Dates

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Jan 26, 2018
Feb 23, 2018
May 4, 2018

Testimonials

  • “I’m excited to share with my students how to better follow the food guide and eat healthier.”

  • “Very hands-on and interactive with helpful resources that are ready to go. Excellent workshop!”

  • “The ready to use lessons and Smartboard activities are fabulous. Best of all, it’s all free!”

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Power to Grow helps students understand how the body uses food and offers tools for making informed food choices.

This interactive teacher workshop will help you guide students through a wide variety of nutrition topics including digestion, label reading, and media influences on food choices. Program resources help students apply nutrition knowledge and learn skills through personal assessment.

 This interactive teacher workshop will include:

  • Teacher’s Guide – lesson plans, teaching ideas, student activities, and assessment tools
  • 2 posters
  • USB – with student activity sheets (French and English), 4 videos to support teaching, and Smartboard ready lessons
Nutrition is a cross-curricular topic. Meet outcomes in many other subjects while teaching nutrition.
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Program Resources

What comes with the program

The following resources are provided at no cost to workshop participants

  • Teacher Guide

    Teacher Guide

    Includes lesson plans, teaching ideas, student activities and assessment tools

  • 2 posters

    2 posters

    Healthy Bodies poster

    Sizing Up Food Guide Servings Poster

  • USB with student activity sheets

    USB with student activity sheets

    (English and French), Smartboard ready lessons

OPTIONAL MATERIALS

Materials available for purchase

  • Food Picture Cards (Bilingual)

    Food Picture Cards (Bilingual)

    A set of 103 food pictures with a food group legend on the back (5”x7”cards).

    $ 20.00

  • Food Guide Rainbow

    Food Guide Rainbow

    This re-useable fabric rainbow (approx. 24”x40”) can be incorporated into many nutrition activities at any grade level.

    $ 15.00

  • Food Guide Serving Size Poster

    Food Guide Serving Size Poster

    This two sided poster shows a food guide rainbow on one side and several meals and snacks on the other; both include life-size food guide servings.

    $ 8.00

Other Materials

Home Connections

Sharing nutrition information with parents can:

  • Help families understand what students learn about nutrition and food.
  • Support classroom learning in the home.
  • Update parents on nutritional information.
  • Communicate with families to encourage healthful eating habits at home.