Lesson Plan February 18, 2020

The Weekly: Analyzing the Impacts of Chronic Disease

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Warm-up: What is chronic disease, and how does it affect people's lives?

Introducing the Resource: Watching “My Blood,” an episode of "The Weekly." Email education@pulitzercenter.org for free access.

Discussion: Exploring the content and structure of this episode.

In-class Activity: Analyzing the impact, treatment options, and barriers to health care access for different chronic diseases around the world.

Extension Activities:

1. Creating graphics to explain the causes, effects, and treatment options for a disease

2. Researching chronic disease and health care access in your community

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