Fueling My Healthy Life

Last Published: 03/05/2019

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Use project-based learning and technology to engage 6th graders in nutrition education while meeting educational standards for English and Health. In this Start Smart with Breakfast lesson, students explore why eating breakfast matters, what constitutes a balanced breakfast, and how MyPlate can help them make healthy eating choices. Feel free to copy these materials, share them in your electronic classroom, or convert the worksheets into an electronic form.

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Teacher Multimedia Resources:    
Start Right with Breakfast image Healthy Eating With MyPlate Breakfast Around the World

Lesson Plan: Start Right With Breakfast

Informational Text: Healthy Eating With MyPlate [Order Print Copies]

Informational Text: Breakfast Around the World [Order Print Copies]

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Quiz: What Does Your Breakfast Say About You?

Student Assessment: Healthy Eating With MyPlate

Student Assessment: Breakfast Around the World

Breakfast Myths Guide MyPlate Handout  

Breakfast Myths Handout

MyPlate Breakfast Handout


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Start Smart with Breakfast Video

Breakfast Around the World Interactive

Digital Badges:
The Fueling My Healthy Life badges motivate students to learn and adopt healthy habits by recognizing students who demonstrate an understanding of the key learning objectives for each lesson.

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Challenge Champion

Star Achiever

Super Sleuth