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Unit Plan Template

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Unit Author

First and Last Name
Author’s E-mail Address

Brooke Gregoire, Madiha Bobat, Kelly McGreal
Bgrego5@lsu.edu , Mbobat1@lsu.edu , kmcgre4@lsu.edu

Course Name(s)

ELRC

Course Number(s)

2507

Course Section(s)

1

Instructor(s) Name(s)

Deborah Heroman

Unit Overview
Unit Plan Title

The Importance of Nutrition

Curriculum-Framing Questions

Goals

To know the major food groups.
To understand the importance of healthy eating.
How to make healthy choices.

Content Questions
Unit Summary

Our Unit Plan consist of Reading, Health and Science, all based on nutrition. The students will
be gaining basic knowledge of the main food groups and how the body digest foods. They will
be doing hands on activities as well as working in groups.
Subject Area(s) (List all subjects that apply)

Science, Health, and Reading.
Grade Level [Click box(es) of all grade level(s) that your Unit targets]

K-2
6-8
ESL
Gifted and Talented

3-5
9-12
Resource
Other: 5th

Targeted State Frameworks/Content Standards/Benchmarks

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.1 – (Reading)
Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing
inferences from the text.
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.5.7 – (Reading)
Draw on information from multiple print or digital sources, demonstrating the ability to locate
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an answer to a question quickly or to solve a problem efficiently
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.5.9 – (Reading)
Integrate information from several texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the
subject knowledgeably.
Si-E-A2 Predict and Anticipate possible outcomes (Health)
S-E-A5 SI-E-B4 Express data in a variety of ways by constructing illustrations, graphs, charts,
tables, concept maps, and oral and written explanation as appropriate (Health)
Si-E-A2 Predict and Anticipate possible outcomes (Science)
S-E-A5 SI-E-B4 Express data in a variety of ways by constructing illustrations, graphs, charts,
tables, concept maps, and oral and written explanation as appropriate (Science)
Student Objectives/Learning Outcomes

(On Daily Plan)
Procedures

Link your daily plan here – link in your group unit folder..
Lesson 1 – Science – Brooke Gregoire
http://groupunitplan.weebly.com/lesson-one.html
Lesson 2 -- Health -- Madiha Bobat
http://groupunitplan.weebly.com/lesson-two.html
Lesson 3 – Reaidng – Kelly McGreal
http://groupunitplan.weebly.com/lesson-three.html
Approximate Time Needed

Reading – 50 minutes
Health- Two Days- 60 minutes each day
Science – 50 minutes – one day
Prerequisite Skills

Students will need to know how to work a computer, and make presentations.
Materials and Resources

Technology – Hardware (Click boxes of all equipment needed)
Camera
Laser Disk
Computer(s)
Printer
Digital Camera
Projection System
DVD Player
Scanner
Internet Connection
Television

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VCR
Video Camera
Video Conferencing Equip.
Other: ELMO

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Technology – Software (Click boxes of all software needed.)
Database/Spreadsheet
Image Processing
Desktop Publishing
Internet Web Browser
E-mail Software
Multimedia
Encyclopedia on CD-ROM
Printed Materials

Food Group Visual
Digestive System Visual

Supplies









Web Page Development
Word Processing
Other:      

Computer
Overhead projector
Class computers
Paper tube
Large zip­lock bag
Food coloring
Water
Banana
Crackers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EFlnlGx0B5U
Internet Resources

http://kitses.com/animation/swfs/digestion.swf  

Accommodations for Differentiated Instruction

Resource Student

Student will receive additional assistance

Non-Native English
Speaker

Students will be partnered with another student in class.

Gifted Student

Students will receive a more challenging assignment

Student Assessment

Reading – Worksheets will be graded for correctness. Children will be given bonus points for
demonstrating knowledge during the end of class discussion.
Health- Students will turn in their one page papers and they will be graded by the rubric.
Science – Students will be graded on their pictures and data collected from their activity and
the results they post on the class blog.

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