Read the Label



This lesson will focus on promoting healthy food messages. It will help students understand food labels by providing information on food and nutrients. The task is to teach students to compare nutrition information found on food labels.

Lesson Time

1 - 2 class periods
0 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation
    • Food Science, Dietetics, and Nutrition
Grade Levels
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12

Read the Label


California Academic Content Standards (2)
California's 2008 CTE Standards (2)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Students will listen/read the health messages associated with each part of the food label.
  • Students will identify the different nutrients found on the food label.
  • Students will compare nutrients between two or more food labels.
  • Students will determine the amount of specific nutrients on a food label.
  • Students will identify the food label that contains the correct amount of nutrients to answer the question.

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