Persuasive Essay For Kids

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Margaret Mead, an American Anthropologist, once stated “Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.” First Lady Michelle Obama strongly supported this statement with the “Let’s Move!” initiative to solve the epidemic of childhood obesity in the Unites States. It is with her movement to assist in recreating how children think about the importance of nutrition and physical activity. Practicing ADPIE, I have Assessed, Diagnosed, Planned, Implemented and Evaluated obesity specifically in school-aged Children.
The Center of Disease Control, CDC, revealed statistics indicating that more than one-third of children and adolescents were considered to be overweight or obese in 2012. The CDC also publicized that obese adolescents are more
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This helps children contemplate more about meal planning to get each food group (grains, vegetables, protein, fruit and dairy) into every meal. Purchasing is a great way to motivate children to walk by going to the grocery store and discuss meal prep with their parents. Preparing is also a way to keep moving by being in the kitchen to prepare something healthy. I would also have children sign up for the Michelle Obama’s “SuperTracker” website, an interactive way for children and parents to search for sample meal plan ideas, recipes, food group targets, nutrition facts, and to track activity. The website also included the “My Plate” diagram as a visual to see food group portions on plates.
Evaluating children on what they know is an opportunity for game playing and exercising to assess what information they have retained. To evaluate Ineffective Activity Planning diagnosis, question the children how many minutes of exercise they should have each day/week and how many steps are considered sufficient each day. To evaluate this effectively, I could have spread numbers out on one side of the gym then have each child run back and forth to the other side of the gym to grab each number of the answer. Questions/difficulty would increase with

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