Lesson Overview

 95 Minutes

 2, 4, 5, 9

 K - 3rd Grade

 State Standards:
NGSS: K-LS1-1, CCSS: W.K.1, W.K.7, K.MD.B.3 Geography K.9, 1.12

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Materials List

  • My Oregon Plate nutrition sheets (free from AITC, order online)
  • Large sheets of paper (14X17)
  • Crayons/markers or watercolors
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Magazines/catalogs

Oregon Rainbow

Categories: Agriculture , Food & Nutrition

Students will make individual posters and engage in a poetry activity to learn about the importance of eating lots of different colored fruits and vegetables.

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Set the stage for good nutrition by first completing the My Oregon Plate lesson.
  • It introduces the new federal nutrition guidelines, the five food groups, and Oregon grown foods that fit into each of these groups.
  • Post a copy of the Grown in Oregon map and point out all the different types of foods grown in Oregon.
  • After you have set the ground work, tell students they will be making an Oregon fruit and vegetable rainbow.

For full instructions, please download our PDF

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