Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix
Jack & the Hungry Giant Eat Right with MyPlate
Yummy! Colorful images of fruits, vegetables, grains, dairy, and protein foods fill the pages of this picture book starring Jack of beanstalk fame. Fortunately, the friendly giant in this version of the story is happy to invite a guest for dinner. As they cook together, Jack learns about the food groups that are a part of a well-balanced meal. The book is an appetizing way to introduce children to the MyPlate nutrition program, written and illustrated by Loreen Leedy.
Lessons Associated with this Resource
- My Healthy Plate
- Understanding MyPlate (Grades 3-5)
- Plant Tops and Bottoms
- Making Half MyPlate Fruits and Vegetables