4A. Home Sweet Home
- We hope everyone can start a garden at your home. Even a single pot full of soil could be a great garden for growing a carrot garden but how many hours of sunlight do all vegetable plants need?
- Help me finish my sentence. A good location for a garden should also _____________.
- What was wrong with the shade tree locations for possible vegetable gardens?
- Raise your hand if you completed a Home Sweet Home student page. Who can tell me about a location at your home that could be a place for a garden?
4B. Great My Plate Debate
- How many food groups are there?
- Which food group is lettuce and carrots in? How about apples and blueberries?
- Name foods that are in the grains group. What are some foods that are in the grains group?
- Different food groups each have different nutrients that your body needs but which food group is most important?
6A. Veggie Research & Garden Graffiti
- Which vegetable did you choose tp research? Who can tell me one fact they learned about their veggie?
- I want to know what vegetable has the highest percentage of Vitamin C? Vitamin A? Vitamin K? It’s amazing how nutrient-dense your veggies are!
- How many of you already finished with your garden graffiti? Who made one out of stone? Out of wood? Out of something else?
- When I count to 3, everyone put on your garden art so I can take a class garden graffiti screen shot!
6B. GO, SLOW, WHOA Classification
- Did the Biggie, Cheesy Kids Meal include all 5 food groups?
- What is one example of GO food that we could replace on the Biggie, Cheesy Kids Meal to make it better?
- Raise your hand if you can tell me – what is the basics difference between GO, SLOW, WHOA foods?
- How could it help us to classify foods this way as we do things like make our meal plans?
> TEACHERS, you are invited to post your class’s Garden Graffiti
screen shot on social media and include #LearnGrowEatGo!
8A. Fruity Beauty and Blind Taste Test
- Why is this experiment called a blind taste test?
- If you did the test with the same three apples, which apple did you choose based on using your sense of sight?
- Did you choose a different apple based on using your sense of taste?
- Raise you hand if you think sometimes decide that you don’t like a food even if you’ve never tasted it?
8B. The Tasty Unknown, Paper Chain
- At the beginning of the story, why was the girl ashamed of her family’s garden?
- We know that sometimes we decide we don’t like a food before we try it. What is a food that you used to think you didn’t like but you tried it and now you do?
- Raise your hand if you’ve started your paper chain? What is is the first food you tried?
- Have you challenged yourself to complete a goal of trying new foods? Raise your hand if you would be willing to try at least 2 new foods this week? Who would be willing to do more?
10A. Kitchen Cotton Quantity Conversion
- What did the deck of cards represent in the lesson?
- How many ounces of protein does that represent? When you converted that amount to cotton balls, how many of your cotton balls did it take to equal to the space of a deck of cards?
- How much fruit is a needed portion size? Veggies? Grains? Dairy?
- Raise your hand if you completed your plate portion size model. On the count of three, hold up your plate to show the rest of the class.
10B. Menu Mind Makeovers
- Do you think Charlie was creative? What did he do to show his creativity?
- How is it possible that Charlie’s sister did not like carrots but DID like orange twiglets from Jupiter?
- Can you think of a time that you thought you did not like a food, until you actually tried it?
- Raise your hand if you completed your veggie ad. On the count of three, hold up your plate to show the rest of the class. Now raise your hand if you would be willing to share your ad with the class.
> TEACHERS, you are invited to post class screenshot of your students holding up their paper plate portion models and/or their veggie ads and include #LearnGrowEatGo!