Prepare a 1,500- to 2,000-word (double-spaced, 12 point font, 1 inch margins) essay written as a critique that addresses the following criteria:
-discussing the health implications of the issue and explaining why it is of concern in Canada.
relating the article to information of physical literacy, active living and nutrition in schools
-Comparisons made to the course materials should include where there are consistencies and differences in information.
-highlighting the strengths and limitations of the article.
-determining whether or not the article contains a particular bias or position. Consider how the facts were presented, the conclusions made, , and if the authors interpretations are consistent with other viewpoints. Also assess whether the article appears to have:
*contradictions and inconsistencies.
*an agenda or interests served by a article.
*certain facts; but ignores or misrepresents others.
*implications ignored and or emphasized.
*identifying and discussing further information or *research that might be needed to better understand and address this health issue.
*providing overall opinions about the article as an information piece (consider the articles clarity, accuracy, relevance, depth, breadth, and significance) for the intended audience.
Note that critiques that are significantly longer or shorter than the criteria provided for the assignment will have marks deducted. The essay should be written in the first or third person and must contain at least three (3) references to reliable, Canadian, sources
Some areas to examine include descriptions of the issue, recent trends, people most commonly affected by the issue, and how the issue impacts the Canadian health and/or social systems.
The article being critiqued: