ELA Standards: Reading Informational Text
Integration of Knowledge & Ideas
Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words in order to address a question or solve a problem.
BOOKS are far superior to articles because they often have more images and text. Books should be the first stop in every research plan.
All the BOOKS below contain fantastic information that capture childhood and teenage obesity. Flushing High School Library has the books listed in the catalog. Other BOOKS about childhood and teenage obesity can be found at the Queens Public Library.
EBSCO HOST Research Databases
Gale Cengage Learning Databases (NOVELNY)
Obesity Online Documentary Film #1
ELA Standards: History/Social Studies--Integration of Knowledge & Ideas
HBO. The Weight of the Nation: Children in Crisis. 2012. 1:08 min.
Obesity Online Documentary Film #2
Obesity Website #1
ELA Standards: Writing—Research to Build and Present Knowledge
Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced searches effectively; assess the usefulness of each source in answering the research question; integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Overweight and Obesity: Adult and Childhood Facts. 2012. Web. 2015.
Obesity Website #2
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Overweight and Obesity: Growing Problem. 2012. Web. 2015.
Obesity Website #3
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “Overweight and Obesity: Strategies and Solutions.” 27 Apr. 2012. Web. 2015.
Obestity Website #4
The Nemours Foundation. “When Being Overweight is a Health Problem.” 2012. Web. 2015.
Obesity Website #5
U.S. Department of Agriculture. “Let’s Move: America’s Move to Raising a Healthier Generation of Kids.” N.d. Web. 2015.
Obesity Website Article #1
Gordon, Serena. “Diabetes Rising Rapidly Among U.S. Kids.” US News.com. 09 June 2012. Web. 2015.
Obesity Website Article #2
Doheny, Kathleen. “Many Teens With High Blood Pressure Don’t Get Needed Tests.” U.S. News.com. 23 July 2012 Web. 2015.
Obesity Interactive Website #1
American Heart Association. Test Your High Blood Pressure IQ With This Quiz. 2012. Web. 2015.
Obesity Interactive Website #2
American Heart Association. Assess Your High Blood Pressure Related Risks. 06 June 2012. Web. 2015.
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LIBRARY RESEARCH TASK #4
Publish your topic research findings (based on teacher instructions for options below):
Microsoft Office Word 2007:
Argument, Informative, or
Narrative or Term Paper
Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007:
Microsoft Office Publisher 2007:
Poster, Pamphlet, or Brochure
Newsletter or Timeline
3-5 minute Documentary Short Film