Five Lessons to Teach Canada’s Food Guide in the Classroom

This series of digital lesson plans will guide students in learning about Canada’s Food Guide and facilitate a deeper understanding of concepts within the guide. Students can apply their learnings to real world scenarios and apply critical thinking skills to health messages.

You and your students can explore Canada's Food Guide and use it in real life scenarios!

Each digital lesson plan, available in both French and English, includes:

  • Student workbook available as online activity or printable worksheet
  • Teacher guide including background information, answer keys, and guided discussion questions

There are five lessons total, each highlighting a different component of Canada’s Food Guide. We recommend starting with the first lesson “Canada’s Food Guide Plate” as concepts build upon each other. You can keep the learning going with additional lessons as your class time allows. Click on the links below to try them all!

Try these digital lesson plans!

Canada’s Food Guide Plate

Mindful Eating

Cook More Often

Eat Meals with Others

Enjoy Your Food


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