TUESDAY, DEC. 8, 2015

UNIT: HEALTH CARE 

TOPIC:  BACKGROUND TO ISSUE


LEARNING TARGET:

1. I will be able to identify the profile and general statistics of the population that is uninsured in the U.S. today 

2.  I will be able to identify the trends in the number of uninsured before and after the Affordable Health Care Act 

STUDENT OUTCOME:

1. I will be able to identify the profile and general statistics of the population that is uninsured in the U.S. today 

2.  I will be able to identify the trends in the number of uninsured before and after the Affordable Health Care Act 


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.   Briefly discuss: the cost of smoking 

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

Also: 

http://www.politifact.com/oregon/statements/2012/feb/23/alan-bates/does-20-percent-population-really-use-80-health-ca/

2.  You will be researching the topic of the uninsured in the U.S.  Read the two articles linked below and then summarize in a paragraph the trends that characterize the uninsured before and after the AHCA.  In a second paragraph discuss if these trends work to resolve or add to the health care crisis in the U.S. 

http://www.gallup.com/poll/182348/uninsured-rate-dips-first-quarter.aspx

http://kff.org/uninsured/fact-sheet/key-facts-about-the-uninsured-population/

HOMEWORK: 

none 



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