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Discover MyPlate: Emergent Reader Mini Books

Resource type
Nutrition Education
Resource Materials
Young girl reading Emergent Readers Mini Book

Discover MyPlate includes six emergent readers featuring kindergarten-level sight words that help children build literacy skills while learning about the five food groups and MyPlate.

Available: in English and Spanish (PDF) and in print (order by using the resource order form). English emergent readers are also available for download as interactive eBooks. If you have difficulty opening any of these files in your Internet browser, please right-click on the link and “save target as…” to download.

  • Fruits includes the sight words: the, is, eat, are, I [English] [Spanish]
  • Vegetables includes the sight words: I, have (used in Lessons 1 and 3) [English] [Spanish]
  • Protein Foods includes the sight words: I, see [English] [Spanish]
  • Grains includes sight words: I, like [English] [Spanish]
  • Dairy includes sight words: has, make, she, can, likes [English] [Spanish]
  • A MyPlate Meal includes the sight words: I, she, he, we, has, have [English] [Spanish]