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Comprehensive Health Education in Grade 2

Nutrition and Fitness

Standard

Maryland State Curriculum Content Standard 6:  Students will demonstrate the ability to use nutrition and fitness knowledge, skills, and strategies to promote a healthy lifestyle.

Performance Indicators

D. Nutrients 
 6.2.D.1  Define Nutrient.   

6.2.D.1.a.

List the six major nutrients:  water, fat, vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, and protein.  

6.2.D.1.b.

Name a food source for each nutrient.  
E. Food and Health 
6.2.E.2.  Explain the relationship between personal fitness and a healthy lifestyle.   

6.2.E.2.a.

Discuss the importance of physical fitness and what it means to each individual.  
F. Nutrition and Physical Activity Guidelines 
6.2.F.1.  Demonstrate that foods are categorized into groups.  

6.2.F.1.a.

Classify food into groups according to My Pyramid.

6.2.F.1.b.

Specify the number of servings recommended per day from each group.

6.2.F.1.c.

Illustrate a serving from each food group.
6.2.F.2.  Identify the nutrition Facts Label 

6.2.F.2.a.

Define the purpose of the Nutrition Facts label.  

6.2.F.2.b.

Identify servings per container/package, calories, and fat on a Nutrition facts label.

 

 

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