Kids Teaching Kids 21 Day Challenge Alignment to Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Health Education (TEKS)

Kindergarten 11 5.2

(B1) Health behaviors: The student recognizes that personal health decisions and behaviors affect health throughout life

     (B) The student is expected to: Identify types of foods that help the body grow such as healthy breakfast foods and snacks.

(B3) Health behaviors: The student demonstrates decision-making skills for making health-promoting decisions.

     (B) The student is expected to: Plan a healthy meal and/or snack.

1st Grade 115.3

(B1) Health behaviors: The student understands that personal health decisions and behaviors affect health throughout the life span.

     (A) The student is expected to: Describe and practice activities that enhance individual health such as enough sleep, nutrition, and exercise.

2nd Grade 115.4

(B1) Health behaviors: The student understands that personal health decisions and behaviors affect health throughout the life span.

     (C) The student is expected to: Identify food groups and describe the effects of eating too much sugar and fat such as knowing that sugar causes dental cavities.

     (D) The student is expected to: Identify healthy and unhealthy food choices such as a healthy breakfast and snacks and fast food choices.

3rd Grade 115.5

(B1) Health behaviors: The student explains ways to enhance and maintain health throughout the life span.

     (D) The student is expected to: Describe food combinations in a balanced diet such as a food pyramid.

4th Grade 115.6

(B1) Health information: The student recognizes ways to enhance and maintain health throughout the life span.

     (B) The student is expected to: Identify information on menus and food labels.

5th Grade 115.7

(B1) Health information: The student knows ways to enhance and maintain personal health throughout the life span.

     (B) The student is expected to: Apply information from the food guide pyramid to making healthy food choices.