# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Nutrition and Wellness Task 107132964

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify methods for determining a healthy body weight.

Definition

Identification should include
  • tools used to evaluate body weight (e.g., body mass index, growth charts, body fat analyzer, waist/hip ratio)
  • the relationship of healthy body weight to variables such as age, gender, height, and body frame size.

Process/Skill Questions

Thinking
  • How can we know that our evaluation of our own body weight is accurate?
  • What are the relationships between body weight and self-image?
  • Why do young people place too much importance on physical appearance, particularly body weight?
  • How does the media affect our ideas of what is attractive in terms of body weight and physical appearance?
  • Why are teenage girls at greater risk than teenage boys for dangerous reactions to problems with body weight?
  • What are the physiological reactions of the body to binging and purging? To other severe attempts to control body weight?
  • What are the most effective, healthy ways to manage body weight?
Communication
  • What communication skills help us interpret information about body weight?
  • How can we publicize the facts related to sensible weight loss?
  • How can technology help us set and implement goals related to healthy body weight?
Leadership
  • What are the consequences of going on diets that are not nutritionally sound?
  • Why are harmful diets published?
  • What can we do to discourage fad dieting among friends and family?
  • How can we help others understand the relationship of health body weight to variables such as age, gender, and height?
Management
  • How can we evaluate the effectiveness of weight-loss diets?
  • What can families do about the national problem of children who are either overweight or undernourished?
  • What are the effects of herbal supplements that are advertised for weight loss?

Related Standards of Learning

English

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

A Better You

 

Family Ties

 

Speak Out for FCCLA

 

Take the Lead

 

The Fit You

 

The Healthy You

 

The Real You

 

The Resilient You

 

Working on Working

 

FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)

Advocacy

 

Check the national website for Skill Events

 

Check the national website for online events

 

Illustrated Talk

 

National Programs in Action

 

Nutrition and Wellness

 

Sports Nutrition

 

National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education

14.2.1

Evaluate the effect of nutrition on health, wellness and performance.

14.2.4

Analyze sources of food and nutrition information, including food labels, related to health and wellness.

14.3.1

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