# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Nutrition and Wellness Task 107132968

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Perform nutritional analyses of recipes and menus.

Definition

Performance of nutritional analyses should include
  • determining the nutritional values of foods and/or food ingredients
  • using the MyPlate to assist with nutritional analyses of recipes and menus
  • creating a reference chart to record findings.

Teacher Resource: Super Tracker

Process/Skill Questions

Thinking
  • How does one determine the nutritional value of menus and recipes? Why?
  • What is the importance of evaluating recipes and menus in terms of nutritional value?
  • In planning menus, how can we be sure of incorporating sufficient nutritional value?
  • Should foods with relatively little nutritional value ever be included in menus? Why, or why not?
Communication
  • What communication skills enable us to analyze recipes and menus for nutritional value?
  • What factors may influence our analyses of recipes?
  • How can technology help us analyze recipes and menus?
  • What criteria should we use to evaluate menus and recipes for use in the family?
Leadership
  • What standards should we set for recipe selection? Would the standards be different for recipes for special occasions?
  • What leadership skills do we need to analyze recipes and menus for nutritional value? How can we enhance those skills?
  • How can we enhance the appeal of low-fat, low-sodium, low-carbohydrate recipes for those with special needs?
  • What leadership skills can we use to persuade others of the importance of analyzing recipes and menus for nutritional value?
Management
  • What information do we need to analyze recipes and menus for nutritional value?
  • What resources can help us develop or improve skills related to menu analysis?
  • Where can we obtain the information we need for such analyses?
  • When two recipes are equal in terms of nutritional value, what is the determining factor in your selection of one over the other?

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

 

Families Today

 

Family Ties

 

Meet the Challenge

 

The Fit You

 

The Healthy You

 

The Real You

 

The Resilient You

 

You-Me-Us

 

FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)

Advocacy

 

Check the national website for Skill Events

 

Check the national website for online events

 

Food Innovations

 

Illustrated Talk

 

National Programs in Action

 

Nutrition and Wellness

 

Sports Nutrition

 

National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education

14.2.4

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

14.5.1

Investigate how scientific and technical advances influence the nutrient content, availability, and safety of foods.