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Introduction to Nutrition and Wellness. And Your Teacher Mrs. Grant. How will the week be organized?. What are the Key Terms to Know?. Each week you will have approximately 10-20 Key Terms to know. Key Terms will be given on the first day of the week, which is usually Monday .

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Introduction to nutrition and wellness

Introduction to Nutrition and Wellness


Your Teacher

Mrs. Grant

What are the key terms to know
What are the Key Terms to Know?

  • Each week you will have approximately 10-20 Key Terms to know.

  • Key Terms will be given on the first day of the week, which is usually Monday.

  • You will be tested on the Key Terms on the last day of the week, which is usually Friday.

What if you are absent
What if you are absent?

  • I will handyou the Missed Work only after you request it the following day. The computer grade book will reveal a ZERO’s for any missed graded work.

  • The ZERO’s will be removed when YOU turn in the completed missed work to me (3 days maximum).

  • You may copy the information from a classmate during class or see me before or after school for missed work.

How do i make up missed labs or other classwork
How do I make up missed labs or other classwork?

  • Write a 1 page paper on a topic/article I will give to you in class.

  • Complete the activities during “rest” on Friday’s after the test, or

  • Complete the activities, when possible, as homework.

1 zap
1. ZAP

  • ZEROS Are Prohibited is the Make-Up Policy that must be followed when a student is absent.

2 teamwork
2. Teamwork

  • Utilizing one’s talents to work withothers to produce a final product or products, successfully. Teamwork counts 25% of your final grade. Labs required teamwork.

3 wellness
3. Wellness

  • a healthy state of wellbeing free from disease; process of learning about and engaging in behaviors that are likely to result in optimal health.

4 nutrition
4. Nutrition

  • (also called nourishment) is the provision, to cells and organisms, of the materials necessary (in the form of food) to support life. Many common health problems can be prevented or alleviated with a healthy diet.

5 nutrients
5. Nutrients

  • any substance (food) that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue or

  • any substance (such as a chemical element or inorganic compound) that can be taken in by a green plant and used in organic synthesis.

  • any substance (food) that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue or

  • any substance (such as a chemical element or inorganic compound) that can be taken in by a green plant and used in organic synthesis.

6 organic nutrients
6. Organic nutrients

  • the necessary building blocks of various cell components that certain organisms cannot synthesize and therefore must obtain: carbohydrates, protein, lipids and vitamins.

7 inorganic nutrients
7. Inorganic nutrients

  • A number of elements called minerals which are essential for the growth of living things such as: calcium, iron, potassium, sodium, and zinc. Water is included in this category.

59+ elements



in the

human body

8 carbohydrates
8. Carbohydrates

  • Organic nutrient which is the main source of energy found mostly in plant foods. Fruits, vegetables, grain products, dry beans, nuts and seeds all have this nutrient.

9 protein
9. Protein

  • Organic nutrient that built 1/5th of your body’s total weight from amino acids. Complete are from animal sources, including meat, poultry, fish, eggs and dairy products. Incomplete are found in food from plant sources.

Complete Protein

Incomplete Protein

10 lipids fats and oils
10. Lipids (fats and oils)

  • Organic nutrients that are greasy substances, either solid or liquid, that will not dissolve in water. Liquid fats are called oils. Foods high in fat include butter, margarine, oils, cream, salad dressings, gravies, fried foods, some baked goods, ice cream, nuts and seeds, egg yolks, whole mile, some cheeses and meats products, including bacon, sausage and hot dogs.

11 vitamins
11. Vitamins

  • Organic nutrients that support many chemical reactions that go on constantly in your body. They team with enzymes to keep cellular activities from slowing down or malfunctioning.

12 minerals
12. Minerals

  • Vital inorganic nutrients making up only about 4 – 5% of your body weight. Most become part of your body structure such as your teeth and bones. Others make substances your body needs.

Key concepts
Key Concepts

  • Introduction to Nutrition and Wellness

Twelve things students need to know on the first day


Twelve things students need to know on the first day:

1 am i in the right room
1.Am I in the right room?

If your schedule reads:

  • Nutrition and Wellness

  • Room B3, and

  • Mrs. Grant

    Then, you are in the correct classroom!Welcome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

2 where am i supposed to sit
2.Where am I supposed to sit

As youngadults, you may select your seat.

As mature young adults, you may keepthat seat.

Otherwise, as the leader of this group, I will make alternativearrangements as needed.


  • about Nutrition and Wellness, which is a course that develops skills related to proper nutrition and the concept of overall wellness.

  • It includes instruction in nutrition, exercise and diet, healthy food choices, meal preparation, and components for a healthy lifestyle. (Grades 9–12, 1 Semester, 0.5 Carnegie Unit)


  • 1. Nutrition

  • 2. Exercise and Diet

  • 3. Healthy Food Choices

  • 4. Meal Preparation

  • 5. Careers in Nutrition and Wellness Industry

Following a weekly schedule
Following a Weekly Schedule

  • Monday– Your teacher’s day to teach, demonstrate skills, and introduce key termsand key concepts.

  • Tuesday through Thursday – rotationthrough daily activities, lectures as a team, partners or solo. Foods labs will replace rotations.

  • Friday – Review, Test, Instructional Video Day

Completing your homework schedule
Completing your Homework Schedule

  • Studyyour Key Terms for Tests on Fridays.

  • Study your Key Concepts for Tests on Fridays.

  • Study for your Make-up tests which will be given on Monday.

4 how is my average calculated
4. How is my average calculated?

20% = DailyWork/Homework

25% = Quizzes

30% = End of the Week TESTS on Fridays (from Key Terms/Concepts)

20% = 9 Weeks Test/ FINAL

20 daily and homework grades includes
20% = Daily and Homework Grades includes

Daily Grades:Key Terms and Key Concepts,

Class Worksheets and Chapter Questions

Homework: Studying key terms, projects given in class, reading, etc

25% of your average

25 quizzes

  • These will be given over material covered in class and possibly some computer-based assignments

25% of your average!

30 test grades includes
30% = Test Grades includes

End of the Week Tests every Friday!

Make-upTests every Monday!

30% of your average!

20 9 weeks test final
20 % = 9 Weeks Test - FINAL

  • One comprehensive test covering all key terms/concepts taught during the 9 weeks. Study guides will be provided for the final test.

  • 20% is required by Desoto County Schools.

20% of your final average!

5 what are the rules and procedures for this classroom
5. What are the rules and procedures for this classroom?

#1. Keep gum, food, and beverages EXCEPT FOR water bottlesoutof the classroom at all times.

  • Consequence: I will confiscatethe items for disposal if you do not. Unless approved by me with permission.

#2. Be on time every day and complete bellwork assignments after entering the classroom until the roll is taken. It is BELL WORK!

  • Consequences:Tardiness Policy will be followed; incomplete bell work will result in zeros or lower grades.

#3. Listen and follow directions given by your teacher, after the roll has been called and recorded.

  • Consequences: Lossof valuable time for activities which may lead to your removal from the class and/or a parent conference.

#4. Bring your 3-ring notebook with paper for the course and pencils/pens daily, without exception.

  • Consequences: Loss of classroom participation opportunities which will result in make-up work orzeros.

#5. Beprepared to learn:

Sharpen pencils before class or raise your hand if an emergency arises to use the pencil sharpener,


Go to the restroom before class or ask for permission to go to the restroom if it is an emergency.

Consequences: A lack of self-respect is obvious. Let’s work on your classic classroom manners.

#6. Keep cell phones and other electronic devices (iPods, portable video games, MP3 players, etc.) out of the classroom, at all times!

  • Consequences: HLHS Policy procedures will be followed if you have your cell phone out during class without permission. If found CHEATING during a test, the device will be turned in

    to the office and a Discipline

    Referral Form will be written!

6 will the teacher treat me as a human being
6.Will the teacher treat me as a human being?

Yes, because you are human beings!

7 who is mrs grant
7.Who is MRS. GRANT?

  • Wife married to my husband Ricky for 18 years

  • Mother of 3 children Jayme, Harrison, and Macy Kate

  • Graduated from MSU in 1996 in Retail Floristry Management

  • Graduated from Ole Miss TMI in 2013 with Teaching Degree and licensing in FCS and Marketing

  • Hobbies/LOVES

    Church- The Life Church, Pinterest, Cooking, Gardening, Exercising,Traveling

    Spending time with Family

8 what do i do if i am absent
8. What do I do if I am absent?

FollowZAP (Zeros are Prohibited)

1. Allassignments are expectedto be completed.

2. Make-up assignments will be placed in the make-up folder and issued when requested by you, the student: before or afterschool, during break or write anoterequesting work for the next day. Exception: Make-up tests will be issued on the following Monday!

Zap continued
ZAP continued

3. All make-up assignments are due within 3 days of returning to school from your absence.

4. All classroom assignments become HOMEWORK, if they are notcomplete at the end of the period. Each assignment is due the following day at the beginning of class. If missed rotation activities occur, you may complete on Friday, afterthe TEST. (or complete Abstract Outlines)

5. Place all homework and/or make-up work in my box on my desk.

Food for today our textbook
Food for Today, our textbook!

  • We will be using a classroom set of textbooks.

  • If the need arises, I have a few books that may be checked out for make-up work.

10 what should you expect
10. What should you expect?

  • To gain knowledgeaboutnutrition!

  • To increase skills in meal preparation!

  • To be better preparedforYOUR Life!

11 where do i go for information
11. Where do I go for information?

  • Teacher Websites

12 what materials are needed
12.What materials are needed????

  • NotebookwithPaper &Pencils/Pens and 5 divider tabs.

  • Set-up your Notebook as follows:

  • Tab #1 – Informational Handouts: Guidelines, Policies and Procedures, Make-Up Policy and Sample Abstract Outline for Make-Up labs.

  • Tab#2 – Bellwork

  • Tab #3 – Key Concepts and Key Terms

  • Tab #4 –Recipes

  • Tab #5 – Graded Papers

Question name 3 things you have learned today
Question: Name 3 things you have learned today.

  • Form shoulder partners & name 1 partner A and 1 partner B.

  • Partner A will begin talking for 1 minute while Partner B listens.

  • Switch roles: Partner B will begin talking for 1 minute while Partner A listens.

  • Thank your partners.