Calories, Calories!

This lesson teaches students how to read and compare caloric amounts on the Nutrition Facts Label.

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Content Area

  • Health

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  • 4th Grade


  • Health 4

Standard(s)/Course Objective(s)

  • 4.OA.A.3 - Solve multistep word problems posed with whole numbers and having whole-number answers using the four operations, including problems in which remainders must be interpreted. Represent these problems using equations with a letter standing for the unknown quantity. Assess the reasonableness of answers using mental computation and estimation strategies including rounding.
  • 4.NBT.B.4 - Fluently add and subtract multi-digit whole numbers using the standard algorithm.
  • 2.5.4 - Describe how various sources influence individual practices and behaviors.
  • 5.5.1 - Apply a healthy choice when making personal decisions.
  • 6.5.2 - Implement goals to enhance daily health habits.
  • 6.5.3 - Compare available resources to assist in making personal health goals (i.e. oral health products, sun safety, food choices).
  • 7.5.2 - Demonstrate the ability to interpret nutrition information (i.e. food labels).
  • 7.5.5 - Describe basic first aid procedures and responses to common emergencies.
  • 8.5.1 - Describe ways to influence and support others to make positive health choices.

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