In this obesity worksheet, students develop a public service announcement that addresses the health risks of obesity. Students must answer 4 short answer questions in their announcement.
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"Youth Obesity: Schools Fight Back” Language Arts Lesson Plan
Kids fight obesity by comparing the USDA food intake suggestions to what they personally consume throughout the day. They watch a video, read texts, and explore related vocabulary which they use as they compose an oral presentation. Hand...
7th - 12th Health CCSS: Designed
Vending Machine Bans Increase in Schools Nationwide
Does a ban on vending machines infringe on student rights, or do school officials have an obligation to monitor foods sold on school grounds? Your class members will explore the educational, health, and financial issues related to...
7th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Reading Comprehension: Obesity and Food Deserts
Read this selection about "food deserts," places where high poverty rates limit access to healthy foods with your class. Six multiple choice questions on comprehension, inferences, vocabulary, and citing the text follow the selection and...
8th - 10th Health
Do Something About… Eating Healthy - Day 5: Super-size Me
What does serving size and portion control have to do with 60% of Americans being overweight? Well frankly, quite a bit. Read some information that talks about portion size and childhood obesity. Take a look at what serving sizes should...
7th - 12th Health