Lesson Plan March 29, 2016

Malnutrition in Guatemala

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Questions for "How Guatemala Finally ‘Woke Up’ to its Malnutrition Crisis"

  1. How many of Guatemala's children are malnourished?
  2. What are two actions the "I Have Something to Give Campaign" encouraged Guatemalans to participate in? 
  3. What is the 1,000 Days House?

Questions for "Guatemala: Hungry for Change"

  1. What does it mean to say a child is developmentally "stunted"?
  2. What is the paradox surrounding Guatemala and malnutrition?

Questions for "Childhood Malnutrition a Paradox in Agriculturally Rich Guatemala"

  1. What is a prominent meal in the featured Mayan community, and what is the problem with this meal?
  2. What are two theories why Mayans are so short compared to other ethnic groups?
  3. What is the president's new plan called? What does he hope to accomplish with it?

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