Leave It or Drink It

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The Scenario:
The Wissahickon School Board is considering implementing a new nutrition policy concerning the ban of soda in the cafeteria. Your first job is decide whether or not you support this new policy. Next, create threeessential questions that will drive your research to support your position. Remember to include current research, articles, and data of at least three cited sources. Your essential questions should be clearly addressed with details in the final product. You must choose one of the following options:
  • 5 paragraph persuasive essay
  • Powerpoint presentation
  • News report or article
  • Group skit presenting your ideas to the school board

Possible Essential Questions:
  • What are current statistics showing about your classmates opinion on the new policy?
  • What are the nutritional pros and cons?
  • What are the historical comparisons in implementing this new policy?
  • How will this new policy affect local and larger businesses?

Helpful Resources:
Let's Move
-Michelle Obama's new initiative
History Channel
Choose My Plate