# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Health Assisting Careers Task 133354733

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify the food groups according to United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) guidelines.


Identification should include information found on the USDA website.

See also ChooseMyPlate.gov.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are the food groups identified by USDA guidelines?
  • How can information found at the USDA website be used to assist a patient/client with maintaining good nutrition?

Related Standards of Learning



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.

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events

Health Science Events


Knowledge Test: Nutrition


Teamwork Events