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Tangerine Lesson Plan

Tangerine Lesson Plan

Florida TangerinesFall Produce of the Week

Background Information

Vegetables are an important part of your diet because they tend to be lower in calories and an excellent source of dietary fiber. They have vitamins and minerals which help us to maintain a healthy body. Tangerines are low in calories, an excellent source of Vitamin C and fiberÔÇÉrich. Tangerines have been linked to lower cholesterol, lower cancer risks and healthier hearts. Tangerines have more Vitamin C than oranges. Herbie is the main character in this vegetable series. His mother, Violet is teaching him how to be healthy by eating foods that have rich vitamin and mineral value.

Florida Standards
SC.3.L.14.1, SC.2.L.14.1, SC.3.L.14.2, LAFS.2.W.3.7