This unit is a great enhancement to a nutrition lesson, and also works well as a "stand alone". Based on the 2005 food pyramid guide, and featuring imaginative writing prompts, real-life nutrition analysis, graphing, and more.
Three reading comprehension selections (Your Immune System, Immune System Disease, Keeping Your Immune System Healthy) clearly and simply explain how the immune system works and how to keep it working. Each selection is followed by 5 multiple choice questions and 4 questions that require brief written responses. (11 pages)
Three reading comprehensions (Your Respiratory System, Diseases of the Respiratory System, Take Care of your Respiratory System) clearly and simply explain how the respiratory system works and how to keep it working.
Two page reading comprehension on how to plant and care for a vegetable garden with reading comp, discussion, short response-functional text questions, and vocabulary word search. Use with Healthy Gardeners Club forms.
Three reading comprehensions (Your Digestive System, Diseases of the Digestive System, Take Care of Your Digestive System) clearly and simply explain how the Digestive system works and how to keep it working.
PowerPoint with Audio: Germs in Food and Water - Cleaning. Part 2 of 2 food and water preparation presentations from the Living on Planet Earth Series. This program describes how to limit the ingestion of harmful microbes by properly separating, cleaning, cooking and chilling food.
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