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CPS08-09 Health: Grade 5 Version: CPS08-09

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Unit Name: 01_Nutrition and Personal Health

Essential Question

How do I make choices about what I eat to live a healthy life?

Topic 1

Dietary Guidelines and Nutrients

  • Determine the functions and sources of each of the six nutrients (carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, minerals, and water)
  • Create a one-day food plan based on the food guide pyramid and the USDA dietary guidelines
  • Interpret USDA nutritional facts on food labels
  • Explain dietary disorders and health problems associated with nutrient deficiencies and excesses
  • Topic 1 Vocabulary

    • nutrition
    • nutrients
    • carbohydrates
    • fats
    • proteins
    • vitamins
    • minerals

    Topic 1 Standards and Elements

    H51a (Nutrition/Personal Health)
    H51b (Nutrition/Personal Health)

    Topic 2


  • Distinguish between fact, fiction, and opinion about nutrition and discuss how marketing affects our perceptions of the facts
  • Topic 2 Vocabulary

    • marketing
    • perception

    Topic 2 Standards and Elements

    H51a (Nutrition/Personal Health)

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