Prescribed Learning Outcome for Healthy Eating Level: 7 to 9

The Healthy Living Performance Standards represent selected PLO’s at these grade levels. For a complete list of PLO’s go to Health and Career Education, Physical Education and Home Economics.

Health and Career Education

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Goals and Decisions

  • A1 design a plan to achieve a specific goal
  • A2 demonstrate an ability to apply a decision-making model to a specific situation

Healthy Living

  • C1 analyse factors (including media and peer) that influence personal health decisions
  • C2 describe strategies for attaining and maintaining physical, emotional, and social health during puberty and adolescence

Healthy Living

set personal goals for attaining and maintaining a healthy lifestyle
analyse influences on eating habits, including family, peers, and media

Healthy Living

C1 describe the benefits of attaining and maintaining a balanced, healthy lifestyle, including the benefits of being physically active, healthy eating practice, an emotionally healthy lifestyle
 

Healthy Relationships

C5 assess the influence that peers have on individuals’ attitudes and behaviour

 

Healthy Living

  • C1 describe practices that contribute to physical and emotional health (e.g., regular physical activity, healthy eating, talking to a trusted friend or adult when feeling sad or confused)
  • C2 describe the importance of healthy eating and regular physical activity for a healthy lifestyle (e.g., to obtain the required nutrients needed for growth, to help prevent diseases)

 

Home Economics: Foods and Nutrition

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Nutrition and Healthy Eating

  • C1 describe the importance of nutrition and other factors that contribute to health
  • C2 use Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide to plan simple, nutritious dishes and snacks
  • C3 use product labels to identify and compare the nutritional value of a variety of food products

Social, Economic, and Cultural Influences

  • D1 describe factors that influence personal food choices

Nutrition and Healthy Eating

  • C2 use Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide to plan meals and snacks for a nutritionally balanced diet
  • C3 examine the relationship between individual eating practices and physical activity
  • C4 identify and compare the ingredients and nutritional value of various commercial food products

Social, Economic, and Cultural Influences

  • D1 describe factors that influence food choices