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Students will explore and discuss how nutrition affects their health. They will compare and contrast 3 different food pyramids using a Venn diagram. They will create a food pyramid of their own design that meets current nutritional standards and that contains some of their favorite foods. They will work cooperatively in small groups.

Below are Houston Independent School District (HISD) 5th grade required Health/PE objectives and correlations from Project Clear.

HISD Objective
Code=Subject.Grade.
Goal.Objective

TX Essential Knowledge & Skills
T.E.A. Code
Student Expectations
T.E.A. Code

Assessment Correlations
TAAS/Stanford9/
Aprenda Codest

HE5.2.5. Discuss how nutrition
affects wellness.
115.7.b.1. Knows ways to enhance and maintain personal health
throughout the life span.
115.7.b.1.B. Apply info. from the food guide pyramid to making
healthy food choices.
115.7.b.1.C. Identify foods that are
sources of one or more of the six major nutrients.
TAAS
R.5.3.a. Recall supporting facts and details.
R.5.3.c. Identify the best summary
of a selection.

HE5.2.6. Relate the nutritional needs of youngsters to healthy food
choices.
115.7.b.1. Knows ways to enhance and maintain personal health
throughout the life span.
115.7.b.1.B. Apply info. from the food guide pyramid to making
healthy food choices.
TAAS
R.5.5.a. Use graphic sources for
information.
R.5.5.b. Draw logical conclusions.