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Grade 4 – Resources by Grade Level
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A Day in the Life of a Healthy Me Developed by Mia Olson and Kathy Fowler Health Education – USC 4.1 (Perspective: Sharing What It Means to Be Healthy) Physical Education – PE 4.1 English Language Arts – CR 4.3, CC 4.1 Guiding question: How do I decide what healthy eating and healthy levels of physical activity look like for me? During this learning...

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Kindergarten – Resources by Grade Level
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Washing Up Developed by: Shelley Barthel and Claire Castle Health Education – USCK.3 (Perspective: Wondering About Health) English Language Arts – CRK.1 (Comprehend and Respond) Arts Education – CPK.1 (Creative/Productive) Guiding question: How does taking care of me help others? Gather in an area of the classroom. Ask students “Why do we wash our hands?” Lead them to an understanding that there are always...

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Wellness 10 – Resources by Grade Level
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Wellness 10 Curriculum Wellness 10: PowerPoint developed by Wellness 10 Pilot Teachers, 2011 (PDF)   The Future of Food Developed by: Shelley Barthel Wellness 10 – W1, W11 Science 10 – SE1 Explore the following question: What if there was a product on the market that could replace a day’s supply of nutritious food with a single, affordable pill (Anderson, 2000)? Co-construct a plan...

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Grade 9 – Resources by Grade Level
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Grade 9 Curriculum Food In the Community Developed by: Shelley Barthel Health Education – USC9.5, DM9.10 (Perspective: Promote Health) Social Studies – IN9.4 Canada’s Food Guide is often used to inform healthy eating and food policies. Analyze the origins of Canada’s Food Guide and the changes that have been made through the years leading to the current Food Guide and Food Guide for First...

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Grade 8 – Resources by Grade Level
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Grade 8 Curriculum A Vision of Sustainability Developed by: Shelley Barthel Health Education – USC8.6 (Perspective: Support Others) Social Studies –RW8.2, RW8.3 Arts Education CP8.10 Examine images of Chris Jordan’s visual art works at www.chrisjordan.com (e.g., Running the Numbers, Intolerable Beauty). Consider and discuss the following questions; What is your understanding of sustainability? How would you describe your relationship with the environment? Why does...

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Grade 7 – Resources by Grade Level
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Grade 7 Curriculum Eat This! Developed by: Shelley Barthel Health Education – USC7.5 (Perspective: Commit Self) Physical Education – PE7.2 English Language Arts – CR7.4 Consider the main message, purpose, and advertisement techniques used in Coca-Cola’s commercial “Coming Together” (2013). Is Coca-Cola a reliable source for healthy eating information, why? Assess the messages in the commercial. Refer to other critiques such as the Fooducate...

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Grade 5 – Resources by Grade Level
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Grade 5 Curriculum Ingredients Revisited Developed by: Shelley Barthel Health Education – USC5.1 (Perspective: Facing Obstacles and Embracing Opportunities to Holistic Well-being) Science – HB5.1 Read the list of ingredients on a variety of foods and beverages you consume that are available at school, in the community, and at home. What ingredients are familiar to you and which are not? Investigate the origins and...

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Grade 2 – Resources by Grade Level
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Grade 2 Curriculum Healthy Snacks for Me Developed by: Shelley Barthel Health Education – USC2.2 (Perspective: Discovering Connections Between Self and Wellness) Social Studies – RW2.1 Show or project images of food sculptures, such as those in Food Play, Fast Food, and Play With Your Food by Joost Elffers and Saxton Freymann. Begin a discussion by asking students; “What are some reasons we eat...

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Grade 1 – Resources by Grade Level
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Grade 1 Curriculum Keeping Your Cool Developed by: Shelley Barthel Health Education – USC1.3, USC 1.2 (Perspective: Building on What I Already Know) Science – SE1.2 (Using Our Senses) Social Studies – RW1.1 (Resources & Wealth) English Language Arts – CR1.1 (Comprehend and Respond) Prior to the learning experience, students should have an understanding of three main parts of the brain involved in thinking...

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