Title: Article- “Looking at the Whole Picture: A Wellness Curriculum for Young Children and Their Families”
Introduction: This article addresses ways to create a nutritionally purposeful classroom that supports young children’s healthy food choices.
The Assignment: Summarize the article by answering the three questions listed below. Each question should have an answer that has a minimum of 5 sentences. Please make sure you read the statement on Plagiarism. Also, do not copy and paste the article – that is plagiarism.
1. What is the main focus of the article?
2. What are three strategies that are discussed in the article? what knowledge did you gain from your reading?
3. How will you implement the strategies/ideas (from the article) when working with children? How can you use NC FELD to support these ideas?
Article for Module 5- Young Children, November 2014. “Looking at the Whole Picture: A Wellness Curriculum for Young Children and Their Families”
NAEYC Young Children 2014.pdf NAEYC Young Children 2014.pdf – Alternative Formats
(Attached is the Young Children’s publication. Be sure to know the article you are lookig for. If you are planning on printing the article- the pages for printing are different than the actual pages in the publication due to the table of contents, etc. The pages for this article, if printing would be pages 24-30)
The summary is graded on a 100 point scale; it is worth 5% of your overall class grade.
Maximum points are given when length of 3 paragraphs with each paragraph containing a minimum of 5 sentences is met and content summarizes key strategies to use with young children and families.
20 points – Three paragraphs are included, each paragraph has a minimum of five sentences
20 points – First paragraph summarizes the main focus of the article
30 points – Second paragraph summarizes three strategies from the article
20 points – Third paragraph gives specific strategies/ideas you will use when working with young children.
10 points – correct grammar and spelling are used.
Resources: NAEYC Young Children November 2014
NC FELD: http://ncchildcare.nc.gov/pdf_forms/NC_foundations.pdf