The influence of advertising on sugar consumption The lessons in this unit look beyond the science of sugar to how sugary products are marketed and sold. Much of the added sugar in our diet comes from the processed foods and drinks we buy and consume. This unit encourages students to critically consider advertising messages within their own en... Read more »

Tuning in

A tuning in activity helps students to define and focus on the issues they will be dealing with in the unit of work.

  1. SugarByHalf – Analysing Advertising – English – Years 9 & 10
    SugarByHalf – Analysing Advertising – English – Years 9 & 10

Finding Out

Students will need to obtain more information about the issues they are going to investigate. They can identify questions of interest and research these either in small groups or on their own. Once information is gathered, it can be shared using chosen communication methods e.g. short presentations. Students can continue finding out by completing a range of investigations, including gathering data. They use appropriate methods to present and communicate what they have found out.

  1. SugarByHalf – Sports Sponsorships – English – Years 9 & 10
    SugarByHalf – Sports Sponsorships – English – Years 9 & 10
  2. SugarByHalf – Watch out for Weasel Words! – English – Years 9 & 10
    SugarByHalf – Watch out for Weasel Words! – English – Years 9 & 10

Considering Social Action

Students are given opportunities to apply their learning in real world situations, in the classroom, school, home or the local community.

  1. SugarByHalf – Activist Advertising – English – Years 9 & 10
    SugarByHalf – Activist Advertising – English – Years 9 & 10