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Practical Money Saving Techniques (AB)

Subject Area: Health & Life Skills

Link(s) to Alberta Health and Life Skills Curriculum Outcomes:
  • W–7.1 compare personal health choices to standards for health: e.g., physical activity, nutrition, relaxation, sleep, reflection
Brief Overview of the Lesson:

In pairs, or on their own, students will brainstorm how to make a nutritious lunch for $4.00. They will complete a supermarket shopping list of the items they will need.

Estimated Time Required for Implementation:

One class period

Materials Needed:
  • The teacher will need to make copies of the supermarket shopping list before the period begins.
Suggested Implementation Strategy:
Options for Consideration:
  • The teacher may bring in a sample nutritious lunch as an example to look at before the students fill in their shopping list.
Extended Learning Opportunities:
  • Use one of the extension ideas mentioned in the lesson.
Nutrition for Children and Teens