THURSDAY, DEC. 3, 2015

UNIT: HEALTH CARE 

TOPIC:  BACKGROUND TO ISSUE


LEARNING TARGET:

1. I will be able to identify and explain the high costs of U.S. health care 

2.  I will be able to explain how the lack of health insurance impacts individuals and society 

STUDENT OUTCOME:

1. I will be able to identify and explain the high costs of U.S. health care 
2.  I will be able to explain how the lack of health insurance impacts individuals and society

STATE STANDARDS: 

CG4

COMMON CORE: 

READING Standards

Come to discussions prepared, having read and researched material understudy; explicitly draw on that preparation by referring to evidence from texts and other research on the topic or issue to stimulate a thoughtful, well reasoned exchange of ideas.


REMINDERS: 


LESSON: 

1.   Discuss the video, Sick Around America and complete the guide: separate Moodle page 

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/sickaroundamerica/view/

2.  Complete an overview of evidence that the U.S. faces a health care crisis: see separate page and complete 

3.  If you complete the work above consider the short article on the cost of smoking being sure to look at the comments.  I would like to integrate this discussion into the larger unit.  

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/08/07/the-cost-of-a-smoker-5816/?ref=health

Also: 

https://www.tobaccofreekids.org/research/factsheets/pdf/0072.pdf

HOMEWORK: 

none 


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