What’s included in this module?
|Teacher resources||3 x lesson plans|
2 x presentations
2 x teacher’s notes
2 x sample answer sheets
|Learner resources||4 x worksheet|
4 x supporting resources
|Projects – experiments||2 x practical activities|
Module key questions
- There are so many foods to choose from. How can we make healthy choices?
- What does it mean to eat a balanced diet?
- Is staying active important for a healthy lifestyle, or is eating healthfully enough?
- What are some of the different forms that sugar comes in, and how can we recognise them?
- How does eating too much sugar affect our bodies?
- What do we need to know in order to make healthy food choices?
- Which foods do we prefer and why?
- How does our food reflect our culture and our traditions?
|Grade | Ages||Grade 3 – 4 | 8-10 years|
|Term||4 (Grade 4)|
|CAPS subject||Life Orientation|
|Subject strand||Health and Environmental Responsibility – Dietary habits of children|
|Sub-topics||Healthy and unhealthy eating |
Impacts on oral and dental hygiene
This Module includes:
- Aligned content: This content is aligned with: Curriculum Assessment Policy Statements (CAPS) and the Independent Examinations Board (IEB). A key aspect of these modules is their flexibility and customisation across curricula, such as Cambridge and Steiner/Waldorf Education.
- A range of teaching strategies, skills and knowledge: The flow of the module has been structured using Project-Based Learning and Design Thinking frameworks. A variety of pedagogical approaches are present between and within each lesson. Learners are challenged theoretically and practically through project and problem-based inquiry of real-world issues.
- Sustainable Development Goals: Each lesson is aligned to an appropriate United Nation Sustainable Development Goal(s).