# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Independent Living Task 1376878696

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Describe strategies for healthy eating.

Definition

Description should include
  • identifying eating habits and locations where eating typically occurs outside of the home
  • determining factors to consider when choosing a restaurant
  • selecting menu items that meet nutritional needs and goals
  • analyzing diets and their claims
  • recognizing the dangers of eating disorders.

Process/Skill Questions

Thinking
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of eating out vs. eating a home-cooked meal?
  • Why should you be concerned about the nutritional value of food when eating out?
  • How can you select nutritious foods when eating out?
  • Which types of restaurants are most likely to have the most nutritious food choices? Why?
  • Why should restaurants be required to include nutritional information on their menus?
Communication
  • Where did you acquire your attitudes and behaviors associated with eating out?
  • What factors are most likely to influence your decisions about eating out?
  • What communication skills do you need to interpret restaurant menus to determine each restaurant’s nutritious choices?
  • How does eating meals at home impact the family relationships and budget?
  • What criteria do you consider when making food to take to a social gathering?
  • How can you adapt restaurant meals to make them healthier (e.g., dressing on the side)?
Leadership
  • How is it possible to eat away from home and still meet recommended dietary guidelines? Why do you or do you not believe that?
  • What suggestions would you make to help others choose foods from a restaurant that would meet recommended dietary guidelines?
  • Why should restaurants that cater to children and teenagers promote healthy food choices?
Management
  • What information do you need to consider when choosing a restaurant?
  • What sources of information can you consult when choosing a restaurant? How do you evaluate your sources?
  • What management skills can you use to select nutritious foods when eating out?

Related Standards of Learning

English

8.6

The student will read, comprehend, and analyze a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Identify an author’s organizational pattern using textual clues, such as transitional words and phrases.
  2. Apply knowledge of text features and organizational patterns to analyze selections.
  3. Skim materials to develop an overview or locate information.
  4. Make inferences and draw conclusions based on explicit and implied information using evidence from text as support.
  5. Analyze the author’s qualifications, viewpoint, word choice, and impact.
  6. Analyze details for relevance and accuracy.
  7. Differentiate between fact and opinion.
  8. Identify the main idea.
  9. Summarize the text identifying supporting details.
  10. Identify cause and effect relationships.
  11. Evaluate, organize, and synthesize information for use in written and other formats.
  12. Analyze ideas within and between selections providing textual evidence.
  13. Use reading strategies to monitor comprehension throughout the reading process.

9.5

The student will read and analyze a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Apply knowledge of text features and organizational patterns to understand, analyze, and gain meaning from texts.
  2. Make inferences and draw conclusions based on explicit and implied information using evidence from text as support.
  3. Analyze the author’s qualifications, viewpoint, and impact.
  4. Recognize an author’s intended purpose for writing and identify the main idea.
  5. Summarize, paraphrase, and synthesize ideas, while maintaining meaning and a logical sequence of events, within and between texts.
  6. Identify characteristics of expository, technical, and persuasive texts.
  7. Identify a position/argument to be confirmed, disproved, or modified.
  8. Evaluate clarity and accuracy of information.
  9. Analyze, organize, and synthesize information in order to solve problems, answer questions, complete a task, or create a product.
  10. Differentiate between fact and opinion and evaluate their impact.
  11. Analyze ideas within and between selections providing textual evidence.
  12. Use the reading strategies to monitor comprehension throughout the reading process.

10.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate nonfiction texts.
  1. Analyze text features and organizational patterns to evaluate the meaning of texts.
  2. Recognize an author’s intended audience and purpose for writing.
  3. Skim materials to develop an overview and locate information.
  4. Compare and contrast informational texts for intent and content.
  5. Interpret and use data and information in maps, charts, graphs, timelines, tables, and diagrams.
  6. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support as evidence.
  7. Analyze and synthesize information in order to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
  8. Analyze ideas within and between selections providing textual evidence.
  9. Summarize, paraphrase, and synthesize ideas, while maintaining meaning and a logical sequence of events, within and between texts.
  10. Use reading strategies throughout the reading process to monitor comprehension.

11.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).

12.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

Other Related Standards

FCCLA National Programs

Families First: Families Today

 

Families First: Meet the Challenge

 

Power of One: A Better You

 

Student Body: The Healthy You

 

FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)

Event Management

 

National Programs in Action

 

Nutrition and Wellness

 

Professional Presentation

 

Public Policy Advocate

 

National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education

2.1.3

Analyze decisions about providing safe and nutritious food for individuals and families.

14.3.1

Apply current dietary guidelines in planning to meet nutrition and wellness needs.