Analyzing food marketing at the grocery store

Hey 8th graders,

Now that we’ve watched Fed Up, get ready to really analyze how the food industry is working to rope you in by checking out what’s happening at our local grocery stores. We go the market so often, but rarely pay attention to the way that food placement and packaging can influence us to make decisions that aren’t the best for our health.

Download the sheet below and answer the questions as we take a tour of the markets in our neighborhood.

Grocery Store Research

Make sure your answers are thorough, as you’ll need them for a discussion when we get back.

More hints and tips in the classroom...

Parents

Resources for parents are plentiful, and I’ll include any I come across that I think could be of use. Click here for some helpful parent

Projects

* this post originally appeared on Choices.Scholastic.com Many schools are shifting their curriculum to include project-based learning (PBL), but in the life of a teacher,

SAS- G&D Scope and Sequence

SAS Scope & Sequence: Growth, Development, & Sexual Health Here are the standards as a word document: SAS G&D- Scope & Sequence Key: CT- Classroom teacher

UNIS Health

UNIS Weekend Workshop Agenda and Resources: Designing a Health & Wellness Program to Meet the Unique Needs of the International Student Friday, May 5th Morning Session