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Urgent Update: Due to unsafe road conditions affecting school transportation, Montgomery County Public Schools is now closing schools today, January 17, 2018. All school-sponsored and community-use activities in school buildings are canceled. Administrative offices are open on time. Day care programs in school buildings may remain open as scheduled.

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Actualización urgente: debido a las condiciones de peligro en las carreteras que afectan los autobuses escolares, las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery permanecerán cerradas hoy 17 de enero de 2018. Las oficinas administrativas abrirán en horario regular. Los programas de cuido en los edificios escolares podrán permanecer abiertos según su horario regular.

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Comprehensive Health Education in Kindergarten

Nutrition and Fitness


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

A. Responses to Food 


Identify the relationship between food and the senses. 


Compare food that have different smells.


Tell why food appearance affects food choices, such as color, shape, and texture.
B. Food Production 


Tell the source of different foods. 


Identify foods that come from different sources, such as plant and animal.

C. Manners 


Define proper eating manners 


Demonstrate proper eating manners, such as chew with mouth closed, don't talk with mouth full, don't reach across the table, and don't grab food from others' plates.

E. Food and Health 


Recognize the relationship between food and health 


Explain how food affects the body. 


Discuss how media influences food choices.

F. Nutrition and Physical Activity Guidelines 


Identify food categories. 


Name the food groups.


List examples in each food group.


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