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Lesson 5-3 (optional homework lesson): Should Parents of Morbidly Obese Kids Lose Custody

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Engaging the Student (Entry Task) 

Developing the Ideas--Lesson

Checking for Understanding (exit ticket)

Student Handout 
Teacher/Lesson Notes


 First, have students watch the following video:


See Exit Ticket

After watching the video (Link in Entry Task) either in class or as a homework assignment, have students read the following article from Time Magazine:



Within the article are the following links and a video. Have students choose one that interests them and read/research it at home, then have a class share-out/discussion the following class period. If computer access is an issue you may choose to print these articles out instead. Suggested discussion questions are listed as an Exit Ticket, however you could choose to create a student handout from these and/or other engaging questions.


  • Access to computers

How does the article you read or the video you watched relate to the rising incidents of Type 2 diabetes in this country and abroad?


Do you believe parents should be held responsible for the health of their children? 

  • How much control to parents really have over their children's diet?
  • How much involvement to you think government should have in punishing or penalizing parents?


How did your reading/research affect how you think about your own lifestyle? 



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