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Title

An Apple A Day Keeps the Doctor Away

Subject

Description

National Health Education Standards

Standard 7: Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks.

Performance Indicators:
Pre-K- Grade 2
7.2.1 Demonstrate healthy practices and behaviors to maintain or improve personal health.
7.2.2 Demonstrate behaviors that avoid or reduce health risks.

Grade 3-5
7.5.1 Identify responsible personal health behaviors.
7.5.3 Demonstrate a variety of behaviors to avoid or reduce health risks.

Author

Dole, Lauren

Publisher

Miami University Libraries

Date

2014

Contributor

Ubbes, Valerie A. (editor and genre designer); Strong, Sam (translator)

Format

Language

English; Spanish

Type

Text

Identifier

AnAppleADayKeepstheDoctorAwaybyLaurenDoleSp2014

Text

An Apple A Day Keeps the Doctor Away
Una Manzana Al Día Mantiene Alejado Al Médico
By Lauren Dole

I decide to eat an apple every day.
Decido comer una manzana todos los días.

I decide to wash my hands before I eat an apple.
Decido lavar las manos antes de comer una manzana.

My goal is to eat 5 fruits or vegetables every day.
Mi objetivo es comer 5 frutas o verduras cada día.

I eat an apple a day to manage my stress because healthy foods, such as apples, boost my immune system.
Yo como una manzana al día para controlar mi estrés por que los alimentos saludables, tales como manzanas, aumentar mi sistema inmunológico.

My mom gives me candy, and I resolve the conflict by asking for an apple instead.
Mi mamá me da los dulces, y puedo solucionar el conflicto mediante la solicitud de una manzana en lugar.

I communicate with my mom by telling her I would like 1 apple as my snack instead of chips.
Me comunico con mi mamá diciéndole que me gustaría una manzana como mi aperitivo en lugar de papas fritas.

I will decide to bring my own apples to school as a snack, just in case the snack provided is not healthy.
Yo decidio mis propias manzanas a la escuela como un bocadillo, por si acaso la merienda proporcionada no es saludable.

I will communicate the importance of healthy eating by encouraging my family to eat fruit (specifically apples) every day.
Voy a comunicar la importancia de una alimentación saludable, alentando a mi familia a comer fruta (específicamente las manzanas) todos los días.

National Health Education Standards

Standard 7: Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks.

Spanish translations were verified by Sam Strong, Spanish minor at Miami University, Oxford, OH, 2014.


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Citation

Dole, Lauren, “An Apple A Day Keeps the Doctor Away,” Health Literacy Database at Miami University, accessed June 17, 2024, https://dlp.lib.miamioh.edu/healthliteracy/items/show/231.

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