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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 Health:HE.7.K.1., HE.8.K.2, HE.7.1.1, HE.8.1.2, HE.7.2.1, HE.8.2.2, HE.7.3.1, HE.7.3.2, HE.7.3.3

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Materials List

Oregon Rainbow

Categories: 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.


  • 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.

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