Fast Food Health Shift

Students will read an articles about new fast food chains popping up and draw conclusions about what this means for the fast food industry.

By Mrs. Melka
July 20, 2016
10th Grade Physical Education

Writing Prompt

In a small group, summarize Jane Black's main ideas in her New York Times article, "New Fast Food Chains Can Improve Business as Usual." Using the graphic organizer provided, describe the key evidence (or details) Black uses to inform her readers. Discuss Black's purpose for writing the text and identify the intended audience. Be ready to share your ideas with the rest of the class.  
Next, pick three comments below the article to read and ponder. Pick one to discuss. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the comment you read? Work with a small group to identify evidence from your life, the life of others, or from texts you have read to support your position. Be ready to present your argument and key evidence to the class.
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10th Grade Literacy Standards in Physical Education

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Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
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