In this lesson plan, students are encouraged to use BrainPOP resources to learn about the importance of a healthy meal. Lesson plan can be adaptable to students of all grades in primary school and ESL students as well.
BrainPOP's interactive website on Nutrition. The "movie" is a short clip in where two BrainPOP characters examine types of healthy food, what nutrients are and how they help fuel our bodies. The website also includes three games, a quiz, and in-depth information on nutritional guidelines.
This guide published by the Eating Well, Living Well Foundation in California introduces the importance of the nutrition unit for ELLs. The research published in this article identifies the six nutrition education content standards that should be included in the ESL curriculum. The guide also provides teaching tips and examples of in-classroom activities.