FoodPrints Curriculum

Advertising & Food Choices


Health & Nutrition

Standards Alignment:

Common Core ELA

Grade Level:

2nd Grade


Fall / October


The purpose of this lesson is for students to investigate the different factors that influence the foods we choose to eat, including culture, peers, media, and advertising. Students will evaluate what influences their own food choices and create an advertisement for a nutritious food or ingredient. They will also work to clean the garden so that it can be an advertisement for its delicious and nutritious produce.

Big Idea

There are many influences on our food choices.

Guiding Questions

What much does advertising influence what you want to eat?

What are other things that influence what you choose to eat?