Teaching "The Healthy Plate"
Hackley 7th graders are working throughout the fall with the first graders to teach them about healthy meals.
They began recently by introducing "My Plate" to the 1st graders via the book “Two Bite Club.” The first graders study My Plate as part of their social studies unit and the 7th graders go into a more in-depth look and personalize My Plate in their health class.
FLIK provided a great selection of tasting from the different areas of My Plate. Students were surprised to learn that they liked beets in the vegetable group and duck from the protein group. Of course not all students liked all the foods, but they learned to try new things and be adventurous.