Michelle Obama School Nutrition Plan vs. The Community By: Shelby Bunch English 250 Section RN
Restriction Basics O Program was approved by the USDA in 2012 O Lower amount of sodium, trans fat, and saturated fat O Calorie Restriction O 650 calories- Kindergarten to 5 th grade O 700 calories- 6 th grade to 8 th grade O 850 calories- 9 th grade to 12 th grade
Reasons for the Restriction O According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 12.5 million American children ages 2 through 19 are obese and about 16 percent are overweight O Schools were offering unhealthy food to save money
The Issue O Concerns of students and parents O Not enough calories O Left students feeling tired O Lack of concentration O Lack of energy O http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2IB7NDU SBOo Watch 0:48-1:34 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2IB7NDU SBOo
Michelle Obama O Lets Move Campaign O Ensure children are given healthy choices O Worked with multiple nutritionists O Childrens bodies absorb more vitamins and nutrients than normal O Eating healthy can reduce mood swings and stress
Parents and Students O Some children only eat one meal a day O Average teen needs 2,000-2,800 calories O Fast Metabolism and high activity level O Food choices are limited O Kids are eating unhealthy choices after school
Mediation O Get rid of calorie restriction O Make a state nutrition board- nutritionists, parents, opinions of students O Nutrition class once a month- 1 st grade through 12 th O Make learning about nutrition fun!
Conclusion O Michelle had the right intentions O Allowing students to have a voice would make them more open to eating healthy choices O Each student has different nutritional needs
Works Cited O Bergmann, Tracee "Benefits of Healthy Eating For Teens." Benefits of Healthy Eating For Teens. 27 Jul. 2009EzineArticles.com.8 Apr. 2013 O Blk5348. "We Are Hungry." YouTube. YouTube, 17 Sept. 2012. Web. 7 Apr. 2013 O Kearney, Christine. "Michelle Obama's School Lunch Plan Is Unpopular." Medical News Today. MediLexicon, Intl., 26 Sep. 2012. Web. 29 Mar. 2013. O Kennedy, Chuck. Michelle Obama has lunch with Parklan Elementery School Students. Photograph. White House. 25 Jan. 2012. Web. 12 April 2013. O letsmove."First Lady Kicks Off Back to School." YouTube. YouTube, 10 Sept. 2012. Web. 29 Mar. 2013. O Nervig, Kathy. Re: School Lunch Program Questions for Academic Essay. Message to Shelby Bunch. 5 Apr. 2013. E-mail. O "United Stated Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Pyramid." United Stated Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Pyramid. United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Apr. 2005. Web. 7 Apr. 2013. O Zhao, Emmeline. "School Lunch Fight: Jon Stewart Takes On Battle Over Michelle Obama's Healthy School Meals." The Huffington Post. TheHuffingtonPost.com, 28 Sept. 2012. Web. 29 Mar. 2013.
Graded Rubric ExcellentGoodFair Needs Work Context Purpose: perceptive definition of central question, visual & verbal; scope is narrow, question consistent throughout x Substance Development: sufficient summary & insight; slides focused & yet fully developed; mix of verbal & visual information x Sources: appropriate for topic, pertinent in placement, cited as necessary; quotations & data introduced correctly x Organization Thesis: a thesis, early or late, that clearly states both sides of question & its mediation x Introduction and Conclusion: overview of organization given at the beginning; conclusion sums up key points x Relationship: relationship of ideas clear; coherent; visual cues guide us through presentation x Style Visual Style: clear & to-the-point text on-screen; same for data on-screen; the verbal component fits the visual x Verbal & Sonic elements: engaging presence, name given, neither too colloquial nor too formal; no mumbling; any other use of sound (music, video) fitting x Conventions & Correctness free from data errors free from word errors (SP, etc.) x Response Team Response: Questions in class & written responses demonstrate understanding; response helps enhance presentation (rated Excellent, Good, or Fair.) x Name & Section : Bunch, RN Overall Comments: Actually, in this medium your mediation comes in at about the same level of quality as it did on paper. Here, nearly all the slides lack visuals, & that sameness bothered the response team too, as you see in the report below. Also, the YouTube video may be lively, but its not such a useful piece of research, since its played for comedy; its in no way a substantial complaint about the lunch policy. Then too, at the end the Mediation & Conclusion slides overlap somewhat. Still, a lot of good understanding here, & a logical argument. B+
Response Team Essay John Vandercar, Paul Tong, Ian Baer English 250 Section RN Prof. Domini April 20, 2013 Mediation Response: Shelby Bunch Shelbys mediation presentation dealt with the topic of Michelle Obamas school nutrition plan and the problems it has created in the community. Visually, the PowerPoint is very text heavy. With only two pictures across eight slides of information, a better balance of images and text would greatly help the presentation be more visually stimulating, (Vandercar). The text in the presentation is well organized, although, a lot of things were read directly off the slides, particularly slide 3. The sentences should be better notated, (Tong). The voiceover on the PowerPoint clearly explains the mediation, spoken calmly and paced well. The voiceover has random pauses in speech and a few words are stumbled over. Overall it is done well, but has some noticeable errors, (Vandercar). Facts used throughout the PowerPoint supplement the argument and are relevant. Presents a wide array of facts on the issue, (Baer). Logically, her mediation is based off research and makes sense, (Baer). There was good usage of personal example in slide 5, concerning her personal need of calories to be able to make it through the physical activity involved in her day, (Tong). Overall, the mediation is done well, where the greatest fallbacks to this presentation is that it is not very visually appealing, and some noticeable stumbles in the voiceover.
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