Causal Essay - Lawrence 1 Self-Reflective Student Teacher...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Lawrence 1 Self-Reflective Student Teacher Memo To: Rosalie Yezbick, Instructor From: Julie Lawrence Date: 21 November 2010 Subject: Essay 2 Writing Process I found the causal essay very fun to research and write. There was a wealth of information to choose from and it was pretty easy to locate. I was able to use the AMU on-line library to find a few articles that pertained to my topic. If I were to revise my paper I think I would like to include more information on the health implications in the future of childhood obesity. There is so much information out there. I found it difficult to remain in the mindset of a causal essay rather than am argument based type essay. I hope that I was able to write a non- biased essay on the causes of leads to childhood obesity.
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Lawrence 2 Julie Lawrence Professor Yezbick ENGL102 I012 Fall 10 21 November 2010 What are the Causes of Childhood Obesity? In the past three decades there have been many changes in the United States. How we live, work, and play has also changed. Childhood obesity is on the rise and so is the health problems associated with it. In the past three decades the childhood obesity rate has tripled (President 1). Childhood obesity is defined by a weight above the mean for the said child’s height and age (Anonymous 1). Why has childhood obesity become such an epidemic and what are the causes for such a rise in the waistlines of our youth. There exists a variety of medical, behavioral, and social reasons as to why people overeat and under exercise (Ruxton 3). According to the Mayo Clinic on-line website; diet, lack of exercise, family history, psychological factors, and socioeconomic factors are just a few of the possible causes that have led to childhood obesity in America. The true cause of obesity still remains that there is an imbalance between energy intake and energy output. A small minority of
Background image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 03/25/2011 for the course ENG 102 taught by Professor Yezbick during the Fall '10 term at American Public University.

Page1 / 6

Causal Essay - Lawrence 1 Self-Reflective Student Teacher...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online