Cross out the letters G, J, K, Q, U and Z to reveal good things wheat foods provide for your growing body.
C O M P L E X C A R B O H Y D R A T E S
F I B E R L O W F A T
V I T A M I N S
P R O T E I N
Scrambled Up with Wheat
Unscramble these words.
1. tproxe - selling products to another country
2. ceosnrev - saving the soil
3. ebmocni - cuts, separates and cleans grain at the same time
4. lubshe - wheat is often bought and sold by this unit of measurement
5. dahr der - class of wheat used to make bread
Beyond the Table
When you hear the word “wheat,” do you automatically think of bread, pasta and other wheat foods?
Did you know that wheat can be used for things other than food? Wheat and wheat straw have many alternative uses that make wheat a valuable crop.
Place an X beside the products that contain wheat.
_X__ particle board
_X__ pet and livestock feed
_X__ laundry detergent
_X__ packaging peanuts
Did you know all of these products contained wheat in them?
If you placed an X beside all of the products listed you were correct! Even paper and glue contain wheat!
Choose Grain Foods
What foods are in the grain group?
Any food made from wheat, rice, oats, cornmeal, barley or another cereal grain is a grain product.
Put a “G” beside those foods that belong to the grain group.
____ french fries
_G__ breakfast cereal
_G__ whole wheat bread
____ sweet potato