Breakfast Lesson Plan for Elementary School

Instructor: Dana Dance-Schissel

Dana teaches social sciences at the college level and English and psychology at the high school level. She has master's degrees in applied, clinical and community psychology.

It has been said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Teach your students about the history and value of a good breakfast with some help from a text lesson. Use the associated activity to deepen understanding.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this lesson, students will be able to:

  • summarize the origins of breakfast
  • explain the value of a healthy breakfast
  • list and describe common breakfast foods from around the world
  • discuss healthy breakfast options

Length

45 to 90 minutes

Curriculum Standards

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.3.1

Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.3.2

Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.3.4

Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 3 topic or subject area.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.3.7

Use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text (e.g., where, when, why, and how key events occur).

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