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Theme: Prereading Class Target: 10 grade (45 minute class period) Previous Material covered: Students are familiar

with verbs in the present and tense. They have been studying nutrition in the previous class and can identify food and nutrition vocabulary. Objectives: Enduring Understanding: Materials: nutrition vocabulary list, graphic organizer, article, notebook. Class Activities Preparation (Interpretive) in English (5 minutes): The class will begin with a brief class discussion about the students eating habits. The teacher will pose the following questions to guide the discussion:
Do you think teenagers eat healthy in the United States? What kind of foods do you eat? Why are some of these choices unhealthy? What is healthy to eat? Do you cook at home? What do you think the eat habits of teenagers in France like? The teacher will list these ideas on the board. These notes will be used later in class when comparing American teenage eating habits with French teenage eating habits.

Comprehension(Interpretive) in Target Language (15 minutes): Students will receive the text, an article about eating habits of French teenagers. Students will read the article independently. As they are reading they should circle any words or parts that they do not understand. As they are reading, the teacher will help answer simple comprehension questions. The teacher will not serve as a walking dictionary and if students are truly stuck on a word they may use their dictionaries. Interpretation Phase (Interpretive and Interpersonal ) in Target Language. (10 minutes) Students will then pair up and discuss their opinion of the article. Students will be asked to note any cultural differences they saw in the article compared to American teenage eating habits as discussed at the beginning of class. Students will fill out the France and United States portion of the graphic organizer and compare and contrast. They will need to translate the notes on the board Amercian eating habits on to their organizers. Afterwards the class will come together and discuss the students notes from group work.

Application Phase (Presentational) in Target Language (15 minutes) Students will write a brief summary of similarities and differences between each groups eating habits. (5-8 sentences). They will submit their responses to the teacher. Then they will look at these habits from a nutrionalist perspective and give advice to each country as to what they could change about their eating habits to be more healthy and make notes in preparation for a larger assignment. Interpretive Extension Phase: In the next class students will watch a youtube clip Tljournal - Malbouffe dans les coles qubcoises about school lunch meals in Quebec. They will compare and contrast the eating habits/eating problems in schools shown in the video on the organizer. In the center of the graph, all of the similarities between the three groups will be written. There will be a class discussion addressing all the nutritional issues from the article, class discussion, and video. Then using all of the information on the organizer, they break into groups to design a healthy school lunch that would meet all of the groups preferences. Standards Communication Standard 1.1 Students engage in conversation on their views of the article. Standard 2.2 Students understand and analyze article on nutrition in France. Cultures Standard 2.1 Students demonstrate an understanding of French teenage eating habits. Standards 2.2 Students gain insight to understanding the cultures reasoning behind these habits. Connections Standard 3.1 Students reinforce and apply their knowledge of nutrition. Comparisons Standard 4.1 Students compare and contrast eating habits in France and the United States. Bibliography RadioCananda. (2009). Telejournal - Malbouffle dans les coles qubcoises. YouTube, Retrieved from