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Practical Money Saving Techniques (ON)

Subject Area: Health

Link to Ontario Health Curriculum:
  • Identify healthy eating habits.
  • Analyse personal eating habits in a variety of situations (e.g., at home, in school, in restaurants).
Brief Overview of the Lesson:

In pairs or on their own, students will brainstorm how to make a nutritious lunch for $3.00. 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