Lesson objectives

  • To be able to look at their own meals and assess if they are balanced.
  • To be able to design a healthy sandwich using a selection of healthy fillings.
  • Understand which food groups their sandwiches belong to and say why they are healthy.

Theme 3 KS2 Lesson 3

Understanding what makes a balanced meal and recognising which groups foods belong to.

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Lesson resources - For this lesson you will need wholemeal bread and selection of ingredients, copies of the ‘Food Diaries’ filled in at home, the 'Eatwell' PowerPoint available from www.foodafactoflife.co.uk, and the Healthy Eating Sheet.


Curriculum links for this theme

Science - Life processes and living things - 4b

Design Technology - 3b

PSHE - 3a, 4b, 4c, 5d