Food groups

Food groups

By POPARD

Teaching a student how to prepare a meal is a functional skill. However, before going to the kitchen, it is important to teach a number of pre-requisite skills and necessary vocabulary. One of these skills is an ability to sort foods according to their food group. The task below will focus on sorting foods into different food groups. This task could also be used to promote balanced dietary habits.

Materials:

  • Sorting template
  • Food visuals

Setup:

  • Print and laminate the template and different food items
  • Place all the visuals in a zip lock bag

Tips:

  • Make sure the student can label all of the items
  • Make sure the student is able to sort

For more information, please go to ChooseMyPlate.gov


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