September is All-American Breakfast Month
Ask students what they would consider an All-American Breakfast. Many traditional breakfast foods are grown right here in Oklahoma—wheat and corn for cereal, milk from dairy cows, peaches, strawberries or melon to top it off, eggs from Oklahoma's poultry industry and pork or beef sausage on the side.
Online Breakfast Lessons
The new USDA Choose MyPlate food guidelines recommend making at least half your grains whole grains. Oklahoma's number one crop, hard red winter wheat, is a major whole grain component in many common breakfast cereals.
Have a cereal breakfast with peaches, this month's featured Oklahoma fruit.
Zurakowski, Michele, Midday Meals Around the World, Picture Window, 2004. (Grades 1-5)
Discover what children around the world eat for their midday meals. Menus include meals from North and South America, Durope, Africa, Asia and Australia. Also includes kid-friendly recipes.
Oklahoma Ag in the Classroom is a program of the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service, the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry and the Oklahoma State Department of Education.