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***Nutrition and Wellness Unit 2 Lesson 4 Contains the Following:

  • Lesson Slides
  • Info Document


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  • Unit 2 Lesson 4: Proteins "Ticket" that includes the following:
  • Force Copy Link to Lesson Slides
  • Link to U2L4 Information Document
  • CANVA Template Links to Edit / Personalize Info Document


Lesson 4: Proteins (45 slides)

  • CA State Standard Addressed (adjust to match your state standard):
    •  1.4N Describe dietary guidelines, food groups, nutrients, and serving sizes for healthy eating habits. 
    • 1.5.N Describe the relationship between poor eating habits and chronic diseases such as heart disease, obesity, cancer, diabetes, hypertension, and osteoporosis.
    • 7.4.N Describe how to take more personal responsibility for eating healthy foods.
  • Objectives Addressed: 
    • Explain the function of protein.
    • Identify animal and vegetable sources of protein.
    • Differentiate between complete and incomplete protein.
    • Identify the required amount of proteins for adolescents. 
    • Know the effects of too much and too little protein.
  • Terms Addressed: amino acids, complete protein, incomplete protein, protein complementary, protein deficiency.
  • This or That Activity
  • Exit Ticket: Nutrition and Wellness Protein Exit Ticket 
  • In the “notes” section of the Slides there are some talking points, guides, and ideas, and essential questions for the teacher. 
  • Next Steps Slide includes instructions for what students should complete next.


Lesson 4: Info Document 

  • Lesson 4  Info Document contains information learned in the Slide Deck and then some.  Students can use the info docs as a “textbook” for the class. 
    • Explains the functions of protein within the body and gives examples. 
    • Defines and gives examples of complete and incomplete proteins. 
    • Identifies the number of calories 1 gram of protein contains. 
    • Defines protein deficiency and protein surplus.



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Unit 2 Lesson 4: Proteins

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