ERIC Number: ED229154
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Nutrition Education-Choose Well, Be Well: A Curriculum Guide for Preschool and Kindergarten.
Lundin, Janet, Ed.; Smith, Theodore, Ed.
This curriculum guide, one of the "Nutrition Education-Choose Well, Be Well" curriculum series, is designed to help preschool and kindergarten teachers acquire the skills necessary for providing and implementing effective nutrition education. Chapter 1 of the document presents an introductory overview of the manual's objectives and organization. Chapter 2 covers the five topics identified in the Minimum Proficiency Levels for Nutrition Education in California Schools guidelines: food choices, factors influencing food choices, food-related careers, consumer competencies, and food handling. A complete and detailed description of procedures, activities, teaching strategies, and instructional materials accompanies each of these topics. Illustrations, handouts, work sheets, games, and other related materials are included in appendices A-F. (MP)
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Eating Habits, Guidelines, Kindergarten, Kindergarten Children, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Nutrition Instruction, Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Resource Materials, Teaching Methods
Publication Sales, California State Department of Education, P.O. Box 271, Sacramento, CA 95802 ($3.75, plus sales tax for California residents).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Office of Child Development.
Identifiers: California; Food Selection
Note: For related documents, see ED 219 163-164 and PS 013 512-513.