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Consumerism Lecture

Life Skills:

  • Thinking & Reasoning

Curriculum Tie:

Time Frame:
1 class period that runs 70 minutes.

Group Size:


Students will be introduced to different strategies that will help them become better consumers.

Main Curriculum Tie:
Food And Nutrition II
Strand 3 Standard 2

Discuss the factors in controlling costs/budget when meal planning.


  • Bell Ringer Cards for each student
  • Consumerism Study Guide
  • Consumerism PowerPoint Presentation

Intended Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will practice consumerism and budgeting skills related to food.
  • Students will also read and interpret food labels as it applies to nutritional values.

Instructional Procedures:
Teacher and student step-by-step instructions are found below in the "Consumerism Lecture Lesson Plan" attachment.


Assessment Plan:
Instruct the students to fill out the study guide throughout the lecture today. Encourage discussion and answer any questions the students may have throughout the lesson. At the end of class, have the students keep their study guides to prepare for the upcoming test. There will be no homework today.

Foods and Nutrition II Curriculum Guide from the Utah State Office of Education

Vikki Masters

Created Date :
Aug 03 2012 17:09 PM