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Module: Food and Drink

Unit: Healthy Eating

Level: KS2

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6. Exploring issues in a task-based unit to develop students' ability to set goals and make reflections for positive values development - Healthy Meals and Eating Habits

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Source: LLSS, EDB
Media: words, xls, pdf, txt 
Resources Types: Learning and Teaching Packs , Project-based Learning 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Forms

Language Skills

  • Vocabulary:
    • Food groups, e.g. dairy products, fruit, meat
    • Food items, e.g. cheese, kiwi
  • Use simple present tense to express interests and feelings

Reading:

  • Guess the meaning of unfamiliar words by using contextual or pictorial clues
  • Recognize the format and language features of a variety of text types, e.g. acrostic poem

Writing:

  • Use appropriate formats, conventions and language features when writing a variety of text types, e.g. acrostic poem, play

http://cd1.edb.hkedcity.net/cd/languagesupport/article/english/article_32/index.htm

Brief Description:
A project about favourite food and healthy eating

User Tips:

  • Teachers can read the 'Action Plan' for planning of the whole project.
  • Teachers can download 'PowerPoint' to show different food items in different food groups.
  • Teachers can download 'food pyramid' and 'acrostic poems' to arouse students' interests in learning.
  • Students can keep a record of their eating habits by using 'health logs'.
  • Students can read sample poems and posters then write a poem and design a poster or a short play to promote healthy diet.

7. P4 Healthy Eating

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Source: CDI, EDB
Media: words, xls, pdf, txt 
Resources Types: Worksheets , Learning and Teaching Packs 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Forms

Language Skills

   
  • Vocabulary:
    • Food items, e.g. cheese, kiwi
  • Use the simple past tense to describe activities or events in a story

Reading:

  • Recognize the format and language features of a variety of text types, e.g. stories

Writing:

  • Use story structure that comprises setting, characters, problems, events and solutions

http://www.hkedcity.net/edb/teachingresources/downloadResource.php?rid=1586935570

Brief Description:
A reading workshop on healthy eating developed collaboratively by St Francis of Assisi's Caritas School and EDB

User Tips:

  • Download and unzip the files.
  • Teachers can read the 'Unit Plan' before planning the reading workshop.
  • Teachers can make use of 'Activity Sheets' to do different reading and writing tasks, e.g. write a story using story map.
  • For further details, please refer to L.I.F.T. under Key Emphases.

8. Amazing Food Detective

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Source: http://www.primarygames.com
Media: Animation 
Resources Types: Interactive Teaching Materials 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Forms

Language Skills

   
  • Use the simple present tense to express needs
  • Use the general determiners 'a few, too much, enough' to show quantities, e.g. doesn't exercise enough, too much junk food

Reading:

  • Skim a text to obtain a general impression and the gist or main ideas

Speaking:

  • Present information, ideas and feelings clearly and coherently

http://www.primarygames.com/science/nutrition/games/amazingfooddetective/index.htm

Brief Description:
A game helping kids to shoot their health problems

User Tips:

  • Students have to apply their prior knowledge about healthy eating when they play this game.
  • Students can pick a case and start the activities.
  • Students have to read the problems in the case and use the magnifier to find suitable food for the kids.
  • Students can present their ways in shooting the problems to others.
  • This game is more suitable for more able students.

Other resources  

Eating Disorder and Death: Horrible twins
An online reading comprehension of a newspaper article about eating disorder
http://diy.fwg.hk/exercise.php?a=eng&e=p6newsart

Health Zone - Central Health and Education Unit
Information about healthy eating and food pyramid
http://www.cheu.gov.hk/eng/info/exercise_04.htm

Class Survey
Sets of worksheets and nutrition information for students to conduct survey about how healthy they are
http://eatingwell.ca5aday.com/Lesson/INT_HIGH/IH_4/IH4_WorkSheets.pdf

My Pyramid Game
Interactive games related to USDA My Pyramid
http://www.dairycouncilofca.org/Tools/MyPyramid/
The Food Guide Pyramid - A guide to Daily Food Choice
Comprehensive information about how to choose food based on the Food Pyramid
http://www.nalusda.gov/fnic/Fpyr/pmap.htm
Healthy Diet Pyramid: Your Friendly Guide to a Healthy Diet
Brief information about healthy living
http://www.bch.cuhk.edu.hk/fns/fun-in-seven/english/primary-Healthy-Diet-Pyramid-background.html
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