Planning a Healthy Road Trip Menu

Planning a Healthy Road Trip Menu

Students create a menu for themselves as they embark on a school trip. The menu should be based on healthy eating strategies when eating away from home. Students will identify the reasons for the choices they made.

Developed by Alberta teachers through a partnership between AAC and the Edmonton Regional Learning Consortium (ERLC).

Street Cents Panel Member

Street Cents Panel Member

Students will participate as panel members on the CBC television show Street Cents. This presentation will highlight the advertising technique(s) used in a commercial for a food or beverage and discuss how the media influences our food and beverage choices.

Developed by Alberta teachers through a partnership between AAC and the Edmonton Regional Learning Consortium (ERLC).

The Healthy Living Challenge

The Healthy Living Challenge

Students will create a log of snacks eaten and physical activity undertaken for a two-week period of time. Students will describe the effects in a letter to a pen pal.

Dietary Decisions

Dietary Decisions

Students research and present an oral report on an eating behaviour, showing how this behaviour links to healthy eating habits.

Developed by Alberta teachers through a partnership between AAC and the Edmonton Regional Learning Consortium (ERLC).

My Active Community

My Active Community

Students will research and orally present information regarding their family’s physical activity choices to a community recreation director. This presentation will highlight the reasons why their families make these choices.

Developed by Alberta teachers through a partnership between AAC and the Edmonton Regional Learning Consortium (ERLC).

Design Challenge

Design Challenge

Students create a blueprint for a multi-purpose recreation facility that promotes and encourages a healthy active lifestyle, encourages healthy nutritional choices and addresses obstacles that may limit physical activity, and make an oral presentation to the recreation planning board.

Developed by Alberta teachers through a partnership between AAC and the Edmonton Regional Learning Consortium (ERLC).

Alien Invasion

Alien Invasion

Students record data on food intake, sleep and activity for a one week time period. Using the data gathered, the students analyze their health habits as compared to the guidelines given by Health Canada, and identify the strengths and weaknesses in their lifestyle.

Developed by Alberta teachers through a partnership between AAC and the Edmonton Regional Learning Consortium (ERLC).

The Safety Network

The Safety Network

Students observe and record examples of responsible safety behaviours in the school and on the playground. They write a plan for improvement and a newscast highlighting noteworthy examples of safety behaviour.

Developed by Alberta teachers through a partnership between the AAC and Alberta Education.

Healthy Retreat

Healthy Retreat

Students develop a two-day program reflecting a realistic, balanced lifestyle for their peer group or family. Next, they create a promotional poster, brochure or commercial.

Developed by Alberta teachers through a partnership between AAC and Alberta Education.

Personal Study Plan

Personal Study Plan

Students will reflect upon learning strategies that work for them and develop a personal study plan to assist with learning throughout the year.

Developed by Alberta teachers through a partnership between AAC and Alberta Education.

How Should I Act?

How Should I Act?

In this performance assessment, which may be introduced through literature, video or everyday issues and discussions, students will develop knowledge and skills to apply to real-life management situations.

Developed by Alberta teachers through a partnership between AAC and Alberta Education.

I Can Achieve It

I Can Achieve It

This is a two-part performance assessment focusing on identifying and applying the steps of a goal-setting process.

Developed by Alberta teachers through a partnership between AAC and Alberta Education.

Very Important Friend

Very Important Friend

The purpose of this performance assessment is to provide specific opportunities for students to demonstrate and reflect on their friendship skills.

I Never Knew Your Name

I Never Knew Your Name

Using the story I Never Knew Your Name, students apply empathy skills to identify with a teenage boy who commits suicide, and with the young boy telling the story.

Developed by Alberta teachers through a partnership between AAC and Alberta Education.

A Letter to Trisha

A Letter to Trisha

Using the story, Thank You, Mr, Falker, by Patricia Polacco, students will compose and write a letter to the main character, Trisha. The letter will identify, describe and give examples of negative incidents and feelings experienced by the main character.

Developed by Alberta teachers through a partnership between the AAC and Alberta Education.

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