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Plums (K-2)

9 minutes
Primary subjects: 
Health
Grade: 
Kindergarten, 1, 2
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This lesson includes a discussion of plums and identification of its nutritional benefits. At the end of this lesson, students should be able to identify the food group that plums belong to (fruit) and other benefits of plums. They will be able to explain that plums grow on trees and are in a group called stone fruits. Lastly, they will know the nutrients found in plums.

Key objectives for students
Expose students to plums, their nutritional benefits, appearance, and taste.
Identify which food group contains plums
Discuss why a plum is a stone fruit
Discuss how plums grow
List two main nutrients in plums
Secondary subjects
Agriculture Science, Health and Nutrition
Topics
Healthy choices regarding food, Five food groups, Nutritional benefits of healthy food
Skills
Communication skills
Values
Curiosity, Optimism
Methods
Real-World Application
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